Bonnie Jo Mount Named Washington Post Picture Editor

Bonnie Jo Mount has been named as the new photography editor of The Washington Post beginning January 7, 2008, assistant managing editor of photography Michel duCille announced today. And Keith Jenkins will be the Post's new multimedia director working in the Post's newsroom to coordinate digital storytelling efforts. Most recently, Mount has been teaching at Hampton University but before that she was the deputy managing editor for visuals and interactive media at the Raleigh News & Observer in North Carolina, where she has also been the director of photography. In her career Mount has also been photography director for the Colorado Springs Gazette, photography editor for the Guide newspaper in Jackson Hole, WY, and a staff photographer at the Free Press in Burlington, VT. She's a graduate of the University of South Florida, did graduate work at the Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester, NY, and is a former John S. Knight Fellow at Stanford University.