January 17, 2019
Heather will talk to us about photojournalism. Over the course of 10 years, Heather covered spot news, features, sports, and food stories for The Advocate and occasionally something really special like Barack Obama and the Super Bowl. She became the go-to photographer for any portrait that required off-camera flash, notably prominent LSU athletes for sports section covers. Her work placed in regional photo competitions such as the Louisiana/Mississippi AP Managing Editors Association and the Louisiana Press Association and earned a spot in the NPPA’s Women In Photojournalism exhibit.
For the last year and half of her time at The Advocate, she served as photo editor on a semi-regular basis. At the time, she was the youngest photographer on staff and the only female.