Education Week DOP Charles Borst on Finding and Hiring Photographers

September 13, 2016

By David Walker


Alyssa Schukar photographed students in Chicago for a story about the city’s funding crisis. The visual challenge for Education Week, says Borst, is to tell stories “without constantly going back to [pictures] of a classroom.”

PDN: What is Education Week’s mission, and how does photography contribute to it? CHARLES BORST: We are the newspaper of record for American K-12 education. Our core belief is that every child in the United States should have access to and benefit from a high quality pre-collegiate education that turns them into good workers and good citizens. We’re non-partisan. PDN:...

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