Still Photojournalism Division Judges

Shuran Huang 黃舒然

Shuran Huang 黃舒然 (she/her) is a Cantonese photographer based in Washington, D.C. Through seeing intimate moments, her work focuses on politics, immigration, human rights, diaspora experiences, and interactions in between. Her work has been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, TIME Magazine, The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, NBC News, National Geographic, National Public Radio, etc. Shuran holds a master’s degree in photography from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in international journalism from Hong Kong Baptist University. Shuran also serves as an adjunct professor at Sacred Heart University. She is an alumna of the Eddie Adams Workshop, New York Portfolio Review, The International Women's Media Foundation’s Gwen Ifill Fellowship, and Dow Jones News Fund Digital Media Program. Besides English, she speaks Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish, and Korean.

Angela Owens

Angela Owens is a photo editor on the Enterprise desk at The Wall Street Journal, where she has been a photo editor since 2017. She was previously a multimedia editor at STAT/Boston Globe Media. She began her career as a staff photographer for The Daily Item, documenting communities on the North Shore of Massachusetts. She earned a B.S. in Business at North Carolina State University before graduate school studying photojournalism at Boston University.

Boyzell Hosey

Boyzell Hosey is senior editor for visual storytelling at ProPublica. He is a former Deputy Editor and Director of Photography for the Tampa Bay Times. Under his leadership, his staffs have been awarded multiple journalism awards and contributed visual journalism to high profile projects including 5 Pulitzer Prizes between 2014 – 2022. Two years ago, Boyzell received the NPPA Honors Leadership Award. He serves on the boards of University of Florida Journalism Advisory Council, National Press Photographers Association and Pinellas County Schools Journeys in Journalism program. He is widely known in the industry for fostering and promoting visual journalism talent and committing to diversity efforts. He recently established a two-year visual photojournalism fellow program at ProPublica to promote the importance of investing in long-form investigative visual journalism. Boyzell resides in St. Petersburg with his wife, a retired theater educator. Boyzell’s social media handle is @zellpic.

Preston Gannaway

Preston Gannaway is a documentary photographer and artist whose work centers around intimate narratives of American communities and landscapes. Her project Remember Me, was awarded the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for feature photography. The series is now in its 17th year and was published by GOST Books (2023). Her first book, Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, explored the changing character of a seaside neighborhood in Virginia. Her work is held in collections including the High Museum of Art, Chrysler Museum of Art, Museum of Fine Arts Houston and Stanford University. Gannaway was a Light Work Artist in Residence (2018) and a Pollner Distinguished Professor at the University of Montana (2019). She serves on the Board of Directors of Women Photograph. She regularly does commissions for publications and brands including ESPN, Airbnb, and New York Times Magazine. Born and raised in North Carolina, she is based in Northern California.

First Round Judges, Still Photojournalism Division

To be announced!