Christy Havranek is the Photo Director at HuffPost, where she manages a team of photo editors and photographers, oversees production of commissioned and in-house photography, and collaborates across the newsroom to elevate visual storytelling. With twenty years of experience in photography, she has worked across multiple industries including book publishing, television, fashion, and editorial. In 2017, Christy launched commissioned photography at HuffPost, a first for the news outlet. Recently, she has juried photo exhibits with the Center for Fine Art Photography, LENSCRATCH, and Photo Place Gallery, among others, and in 2019 she was an editorial mentor in the Women Photograph’s mentorship program. She is a juror for Photolucida Critical Mass 2020.