Jim McCarty

What do you do? I am editor of the Rural Missouri magazine, the largest paid-circulation monthly in Missouri with a circulation of 550,000. I have served in that position longer than any other editor in the 69-year history of the publication. I also serve as the vice president of communications and printing for the Association … Continued

Coburn Dukehart

Coburn Dukehart, MA ’03, received her first camera when she was 10 – a brand new Yashica point-and-shoot. Armed with this mysterious and new, exciting piece of equipment, Dukehart set her sights on capturing a close-up of a pink flower she saw while vacationing in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Dukehart centered the bright petals glistening in … Continued

Christine Chan

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared from air traffic control screens less than an hour after takeoff on March 8, 2014. The plane had been flying in good weather conditions. Its disappearance, without distress signals, left air traffic control officials, the media and the public wondering what happened. As soon as the news broke, Christine Chan, … Continued

Brian Smith

Brian Smith’s best-selling book for portrait photographers, Secrets of Great Portrait Photography: Portraits of the Famous and Infamous shares his stories from 30 years photographing portraits of the famous and infamous. His book Art & Soul: Stars Unite to Celebrate and Support the Arts, photographed in partnership with The Creative Coalition and Sony, pairs Smith’s … Continued

Krista Kennell

What do you do? I am a photographer and have covered hard news, features, celebrity portraiture and Red Carpet out of Los Angeles and New York City. I just opened a photography studio near Manhattan. I am known for my work on wildfires in California, my coverage of the Arizona Yarnell fire and my social … Continued