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Keith Jenkins

Keith W. Jenkins, Senior Director of Visuals for NPR, has been a manager specializing in visual storytelling for most of his career. After several years working as a staff photographer at both The Boston Globe and The Washington Post, Keith became the first Photography Director at the newly created washingtonpost.com website in 1996. In 1997 Keith was hired as the Photography Director at AOL where he worked for 3 years before returning to The Washington Post as Photography Editor for the Magazine and later Deputy Assistant Managing Editor for Photo and Picture Editor for the newspaper.

 Keith’s teams have earned Pulitzer, Emmy, Peabody, Murrow, World Press, and Webby awards for The Washington Post, NPR, and National Geographic. Keith first joined NPR in 2008 and spent 5 years setting up the Multimedia department before heading to National Geographic where he served as Director of Digital Photography and General Manager.

Keith has taught and lectured on digital and visual journalism at Georgetown University,  Syracuse University, Ohio University, and The Poynter Institute. As a photographer, Keith earned numerous awards and a portfolio of his early work is part of the permanent collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

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Keith Jenkins

Ann Thomas is Senior Curator of Photographs, at the National Gallery of Canada, and has on two separate occasions acted as Interim Chief Curator at the NGC. She has organized numerous exhibitions and installations and is the author of several catalogs and publications such as Lisette Model (1990); American Photographs 1900-1950 (2011) co-curated the exhibitions Fauna and Flora (2012) and curated Donald McCullin (2013), The Great War and the Persuasive Power of Photography (2014) and Luminous and True: The Photographs of Frederick H. Evans (2015). The Intimate World of Joseph Sudek (2016); The Extended Moment: 50 years of Collecting Photographs at the National Gallery of Canada (2018).

She is the curator, contributing author, and editor of Beauty of Another Order: Photography in Science, (1996). She has also authored a numbered of articles and essays– some of the most recent being Isabelle Hayeur: American Dreams: Desert Shores (2019) “A Tale of Two Schools: The New School for Social Research and the Photo League 1934-1955” published in Frame and Focus: Photography as a Schooling Issue. She has co-authored a number of publications and was a recipient of a three-month Getty Research Fellowship in 2011. Among various current projects, she is most excited about several independent research projects one of which will look at the impact of electricity on photography art as it relates to picture making and iconography.

In her capacity as Senior Curator of Photographs she is responsible for the development and interpretation of 19th, 20th century, and contemporary international photographs and related materials. She does research on specified aspects of the history of photography and related historical fields and organizes photographic exhibitions at the Gallery both from the collection and with external loans.