About Kathleen Hennessy
HENNESSY, KATHLEEN is the acting director of photography for the San Francisco Chronicle where she has worked since 1998. She was the photo editor for the Pulitzer Prize Feature Photography award in 2005. Before coming to San Francisco, Hennessy was a Knight Fellow at Ohio University, where she received a master’s in journalism. Before entering graduate school, Hennessy was a picture editor at the White House under the Clinton Administration. Prior to that, her staff positions included picture editor for the Washingtonian Magazine in Washington, D.C. and the USA Today. Among her photographic projects are essays on Soviet women during the fall of communism, published by the San Francisco Examiner and humanitarian medical missions to Vietnam, Romania and Gaza. Her graduate thesis was a photographic essay on Cuban Women. Additionally, she was a picture editor for the photographic book, The Mission, published by Time/Warner. Hennessy has taught photography at Ohio University, San Francisco State University, City College of San Francisco and the University of California at Berkeley. She received her bachelor's degree in photography from Arizona State University.
- Was accepted for Jun 08-13 2008 Multimedia Training.
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- Berkeley's Bells
- Since medieval times, bell towers have been used to simply mark the changing hour or mark life-changing moments. The bells at U.C. Berkeley celebrated their own milestone in 2008, with ...