Mark Edelson was a judge in the 2011 Q2 Contest

(February 9, 1951 - April 23, 2015) -

Mark Edelson was Presentation Editor at The Palm Beach Post, where he worked with photographers, designers, reporters and editors on the packaging of stories throughout the paper.

He joined The Post as a picture editor in 1993, and was named Newspaper Picture Editor of the Year eight times. He was also the lead picture editor or designer for the Post team that has earned numerous awards at Best of Photojournalism, Pictures of the Year, Society for News Design and the Picture Editing Quarterly Clip Contest. He was named Picture Editor of the Year 2004 at BOP, the Post won Best Use of Photography at POY and in the PEQCC, and the Post photo staff was a Pulitzer finalist for photographic coverage of Florida's 2004 hurricanes.