Photojournalist, Lola Gomez
Photojournalist Lola Gomez was born and grew up in Caracas, Venezuela where she graduated from Universidad Santa María with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. In 2009 she moved to the United States to pursue a career in photojournalism, her true passion.
In 2013, she graduated with high honors from the Southeast Center for Photographic Studies at the Daytona State College in Daytona Beach, FL with an Associate of Photographic Technology.
Her work has been exhibited in the Southeast Museum of Photography at Daytona Beach, FL. Her series "My Heart Back Home" awarded Silver in Domestic Picture Story category in the 68th College Photographer of the Year (CPOY), and the video from this series also won the Army and Air Force Exchange Service’s Homeward Bound photo and video contest in 2014.
Currently, she is completing her Associate of Arts to pursue her Bachelor degree in Journalism at the University of Central Florida (UCF), and she is a photojournalist at The Daytona Beach News-Journal covering news from Volusia and Flagler counties in Florida.