ABOUT KARIN ANDERSON
Karin Anderson is a passionate storyteller with an
intuitive sense for how to bring words and images together to communicate the
emotional context of a story. She is a photojournalist, picture editor, writer
& visual strategist with 15+ years of experience across industries, and
with some of the biggest names in journalism and communications.
Over the years, she and the staffs under her direction have
won numerous national and international awards in photojournalism, including
5 Portfolio and Best Use of Photography awards in the Pictures of the Year
and National Press Photographers Association contests, and additional awards
from the Society of News Design, White House News Photographers
Association, and Visa Pour L’Image International Festival of Photojournalism.
Some of the media outlets she has worked for include: the New York Times,
Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun newspapers, Detroit Free
Press, San Francisco Chronicle, Info Week Magazine, Reuters, and CNN.
Most recently, Karin has applied her skills to the
children’s book industry, as both a photographer and picture editor and is
currently developing several writing projects. Her first non-fiction title with
author Elizabeth Rusch – Impact! Asteroids and the Science of Saving the World
– debuted November 2017. Karin is looking forward to the publication of her
next two projects, respectively with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Little
Bigfoot/ Sasquatch Books.
Karin holds Theater & German degrees from New York
University, a German language proficiency diploma from the Goethe Institute,
and a Certified Wine Professional credential from the Culinary Institute of
She resides in Richmond, VA and is an active consultant for
writing/editing projects. She also speaks to groups young and old about the
importance of effective visuals in communications. She lives with her zany
long-haired dachshund Dagwood, cooks yummy stuff and is still learning how to
Photography editor. Children’s book writer. Hiking fiend. Tango dabbler. Long-haired dachshund wrangler.
PUBLICATIONS - View in Bookstore
Houghton Mifflin Books for Children (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)