WPJA Judge since 2005 -

Jon Lowenstein is a native of Brookline, MA and a graduate of the University of Iowa (1993). For the last decade, Jon has been a freelance photojournalist. He has been published in Time, US News & World Report, Fortune, The New York Times, and Mother Jones, to name a few. In 1998 Jon was Region 5 POY for the NPPA. In 2001 he was Magazine Photographer of the Year in the 58th annual Pictures of the Year Competition. His latest acclaim comes through Cliff Edom's 2005 "New America Award" for a 25-picture photo essay called, "Pocket Town Kids: Passion, Hope, and Connection on Chicago's Southside."