These are photos taken by J.B. Forbes during the 2010 calendar year. Forbes, 61, has been a staff photographer with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch since September 1975, and was named chief photographer in 2007. A 1972 graduate of the University of Kansas, he worked in Kansas at the Topeka Capital Journal, the Parsons Sun and in Florida at The Miami News before joining the Post-Dispatch. Forbes lives in south St. Louis County with his wife, Debbie. He has four children and six grandchildren.
Album ID: 508807
Photos by J.B. Forbes
Portfolio by Chris Lee
Chris Lee graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in mechanical engineering, but taking pictures for a living seemed like a whole lot more fun. He primarily shoots sports as a staff photographer at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. He lucked into a golden decade for St. Louis area sports, with local teams participating in the World Series, Super Bowl, Final Four and other championship events. No Stanley Cup yet, but could this be the year?
Album ID: 509399
Photos by Chris Lee
Portfolio by Robert Cohen
Robert Cohen joined the photography staff of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch in 1999 after working ten years at The Commercial Appeal in Memphis. Most recently his work on suburban homelessness was named a finalist for the 2010 Pulitzer Prize in feature photography. His photojournalism has also been recognized by Pictures of the Year International, the National Headliner Awards, American Society of News Editors and the National Press Photographers Association. Cohen lives in suburban St. Louis with his wife and two children, who are growing up too quickly.
Album ID: 506424
Photos by Robert Cohen
Portfolio by Laurie Skrivan
Laurie Skrivan, a St. Louis native and graduate of Clayton High School and the University of Missouri, is a staff photographer for the Post-Dispatch. For the paper she has covered issues including lead poisoning, childhood obesity, the plight of Bosnian refugees and the survivors of hurricane Katrina. She has also photographed a Super Bowl and two World Series.
Album ID: 514791
Photos by Laurie Skrivan
Portfolio by Johnny Andrews
Johnny Andrews joined the St. Louis Post-Dispatch in December of 2007. He has spent the last twelve years working as a staff photographer for the Florida Times-Union, The News & Observer in Raleigh, NC, and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Andrews is from Atlanta and studied photojournalism, film and business at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
His work has been honored by the Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar, the Southern Short Course in News Photography, and the North Carolina Press Photographers Association. Andrews was also named a Racial Justice Fellow by the University of Southern California's Annenberg Institute for Justice and Journalism.
Album ID: 506431
Photos by Johnny Andrews
Portfolio by Erik Lunsford
Erik Lunsford joined the staff of the Post-Dispatch in 2007 after working in Florida as a staff photojournalist at the Palm Beach Post in West Palm Beach and the Stuart News in Stuart. A native of Missouri and a graduate of Chaminade College Prep and St. Louis University, Erik had his start in photojournalism as an intern at the Post-Dispatch in 2000, followed by internships at the State Journal-Register in Springfield, Ill., and the Peoria Journal Star in Peoria, Ill. Erik values the work of photographers Sam Abell, Joachim Ladefoged, Vincent Laforet, Christopher Morris and Alex Webb. He lives in Oakville with his wife, Karla, and enjoys traveling, gardening, and photographing anything in front of him. His faith is the foundation of his inspiration.
Album ID: 508750
Photos by Erik M. Lunsford
Portfolio by Dawn Majors
Dawn Majors is a native of Old Hickory, Tenn., a suburb of Nashville that lies 20 minutes north of the city. She graduated from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green with majors in both photojournalism and anthropology. When people ask why she choose to study both she says "I figured with both skills I could always take pictures of people, or their bones."
She has been on staff at the Post-Dispatch for more than six years.
Album ID: 508765
Photos by Dawn Majors
Portfolio by Stephanie S. Cordle
Stephanie S. Cordle is a staff photographer and night picture editor at the Post-Dispatch. She joined the newspaper in 2005 as sports and night picture editor, getting a chance to follow the Cardinals run to the World Series in 2006. A West Virginia native, she has worked as a staff photographer for The Herald in Everett, Wash., and The Charleston Gazette in Charleston, W.Va. Her work has been honored by the National Press Photographers Association in its Best of Photojournalism contest, the Society for News Design and the Society of Professional Journalists Pacific Northwest. She graduated from the University of Kentucky. And currently lives in St. Louis with her husband Todd and son Eli.
Album ID: 514110
Photos by Stephanie S. Cordle
Portfolio by Christian Gooden
Post-Dispatch staff photographer Christian Gooden is a St. Louis native and graduate of Cardinal Ritter College Preparatory High School. He earned a degree in journalism graduating from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. He has worked at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the Milledgeville (Georgia) Union-Recorder.
Album ID: 508737
Photos by Christian Gooden
Portfolio by Emily Rasinski
Emily Rasinski has been a staff photographer at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch since January 2008. Before joining the Post-Dispatch Rasinski worked at The Evening Sun in Hanover, Penn., and interned at The Daily Herald in Illinois and in Ohio at The Akron Beacon Journal, and The Advertiser-Tribune. A northeast Ohio native, Rasinski graduated from Kent State University with degrees in photojournalism and Spanish. Her work has been honored by the National Press Photographers Association, The Atlanta Seminar in Photojournalism, and The Southern Short Course.