2021 Best of Photojournalism Contest Chairperson
Dudley M. Brooks is the Deputy Director of Photography for The Washington Post, where he manages the creative strategy and production of photo content for the Features and Sports sections. He is also the Photo Editor for The Washington Post Magazine. Proceeding this, Brooks was the Director of Photography and Senior Photo Editor for the monthly magazine Ebony and its weekly sister periodical Jet - both published by Johnson Publishing Company in Chicago. These iconic publications chronicled the African American experience for over seven decades and he was a key member of the senior staff responsible for redefining the overall editorial content of each. Before returning to the Post in 2014, Brooks also served as the Assistant Managing Editor of Photography at The Baltimore Sun newspaper (2005-2007).