Managing Editor/Online, Photography
Sally Stapleton is the Managing Editor for online and photography. Stapleton is a former deputy executive photo editor of The Associated Press. During her tenure as the AP International Editor, Stapleton led a team of photographers to two Pulitzer Prizes in Photography for Africa coverage in 1995 and 1999. Previous to the AP, she worked as a photo editor at The Boston Globe, The Miami Herald and the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
In 2002 she received a Fulbright scholarship to work with local journalists in Rwanda. As a result, she developed a relationship with local media directors, journalism academics, journalists and media association leaders whose objective was to elevate the quality of journalism in the country and the Great Lakes region. In 2006, she formed the Great Lakes Media Institute in response. She serves as the director of the non-profit organization.