About Sharon Steinmann
STEINMANN, SHARON is a staff photographer at the Houston Chronicle in Houston, TX. During her time there, she has covered stories as diverse as the aftermath of hurricanes Katrina and Rita, Latino immigration in Appalachian Tennessee and the Jena Six rally. Currently, she is completing a project about a human trafficking victim who was taken out of Nigeria at the age of nine and enslaved in Houston for over ten years. Sharon was born and raised in Los Angeles. While completing her bachelor's degree in anthropology at UC Berkeley, Sharon got hooked on photojournalism during an internship at the Fairfield Daily Republic in Fairfield, CA. Her first newspaper job was at the Appeal-Democrat in Marysville, CA where she worked as a staff photographer until moving to Texas to work at Al Dia, a Spanish language daily published by the Dallas Morning News. She came to the Houston Chronicle in September 2005. She enjoys world traveling, yoga and rollerblading.
- Was accepted for Jul 06-11 2008 Multimedia Training.
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- Going Green
- This fuel-cell hybrid vehicle consumes hydrogen and spits out pure water. Transportation researchers at UC Berkeley are analyzing what it will take to put thousands of them on the road.