About

Erin Hooley has been a staff photographer at the Chicago Tribune since 2015, covering a wide range of news, crime, sports, features and documentary projects. Previously, she spent five years making photos at the Standard-Examiner in Ogden, including a personal story on mixed martial arts culture and people in Utah. After moving to Alaska, she worked as a photographer for the University of Alaska Anchorage. Erin also helped photograph the Iditarod sled dog race, covering over 1000 miles of Alaskan wilderness from Anchorage to Nome. One summer, she traveled to every brewery in Alaska and photographed hundreds of beers for “The Beer Up Here” field guide for iPhone. She studied at the University of Colorado in her hometown of Boulder and found a love for photojournalism in Dan Eldon’s “The Journey is the Destination.”

She recently helped create Chicago Women in Media, a group that “exists to foster conversations and provide support for visual storytellers in Chicago and beyond.”

erin@heavyglow.com

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