Chris Curry was a judge in the 2013 Q1 Contest
Chris Curry began his career at Houston's Lufkin Daily News. His elevation in photojournalism quickly migrated to Burlington, Iowa's The Hawk Eye followed by the Peoria Journal Star in central Illinois.
Curry is recipient of the Cliff Edom New America Award, the Missouri School of Journalism Photographer of the Year and the Japanese Sasakawa Sports Foundation's Canon Award. Most recently, Curry facilitated for the 2004 Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar, participated in a five-city tour and presented at the National Press Photographers Association's Flying Short Course.