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Jill Knight

Graduate / Visual Journalism

Jill Knight is a graduate of the visual journalism program at Penn State's University Park campus. In the spring of 2012, Jill traveled to Rio de Janeiro with a team of students for a short-term international reporting project. Her multimedia piece from the trip won first place in a NPPA quarterly student clip contest and was published in various McClatchy news service publications. In the fall of 2012, Jill was selected to be a member of the Online News Assocation student newsroom and was invited to attend the Eddie Adams workshop. Jill has worked as a freelance photographer for Polaris Images, The Centre Daily Times, The York Dispatch, The Fayetteville Observer and is a student contributor to Penn State’s CommMedia. Jill’s photo story, A Navy Officer in Training, recently won 4th place in the Hearst Journalism Awards picture story category. Jill was most recently a photo intern at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and will be interning with the Charlotte Observer in summer 2013. Her work can be seen on her website: www.jillianknight.com

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