Photojournalist, Lola Gomez
Photojournalist Lola Gomez was born and grew up in Caracas, Venezuela where she graduated from the Universidad Santa María with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. In 2009 she moved to United States to pursue a career in Photography, her true passion.
In 2013 she graduated with high honors from the Southeast Center for Photographic Studies in Daytona Beach, FL with an Associate of Photographic Technology.
Her series My Heart Back Home won Silver in Domestic Picture Story category in the 68th College Photographer of the Year (CPOY). This series also won the Army and Air Force Exchange Service’s Homeward Bound photo and video contest in 2014, and her work has been exhibited at the Southeast Museum of Photography in Daytona Beach, FL.
She has worked for publications and companies as the Orlando Sentinel, Universal Studios Orlando, and for The Daytona Beach News-Journal where she strengthened her photojournalist career covering news from Volusia and Flagler counties including major sport events as the Daytona 500.
Currently, she is completing her Associate of Arts to pursue a Bachelor degree in Journalism at the University of Central Florida (UCF).