Linda Epstein was a judge in the 2010 Q4 Contest
Graduated from Syracuse University in 1989. Worked as a photographer for several newspapers in Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey and Ohio. Worked as both a picture editor and an assignments editor during her three years at the Washington Times. Joined Knight Ridder/Tribune, the 2nd largest wire service in the US, as a picture editor in March of 1999 and is now senior photo editor at McClatchy Tribune Photo Service, handling all the photos for the McClatchy Washington Bureau. Served on the Board of Directors for NPPA for 8 years, from 1999 to 2007.