Jeanie Adams-Smith was a judge in the 2011 Q1 Contest
Award winning photographer based in Bowling Green, Kentucky, where she is an Associate Professor of Photojournalism at Western Kentucky University. She worked at the Chicago Tribune for 10 years as the national and foreign picture editor.
She has lectured at the Southwestern Photojournalism Conference and chaired a national Women in Photojournalism conference, sponsored by the National Press Photographers Association. Jeanie was Kentucky Photographer of the Year in 2006 and has also participated as a judge for the Missouri POY and the WHNPA in 2009.