Jessi Dodge is a photojournalist with the Buffalo Bulletin, located in Buffalo, Wyo. She spent the last two years working as an assistant director of photography for the Columbia Missourian, the community newspaper managed and staffed by the University of Missouri, as well as its sister publication, VOX Magazine. She has worked as a staff photographer and won three awards from the Missouri Press Association as well as freelancing. She received both her B.J. and M.A. degrees in photojournalism from the University of Missouri. Her final master’s project included two parts: the complete editing and designing of a photo book on Boonville, a smallMissouri river town, and research to better understand the purpose of narrative as a tool for visual storytelling.
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