Jill Knight is currently working as a part-time staff photographer at The News & Observer in Raleigh, N.C. Prior to being hired by The News & Observer, Jill interned at The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and The Charlotte Observer.
In the spring of 2013, Jill’s long-term photo essay, Special Delivery, appeared on the New York Times Lens Blog. The photo essay was later published in Marie Claire Australia and the Penn Stater Alumni magazine.
In the fall of 2012, Jill was selected to be a member of the Online News Assocation student newsroom and was invited to attend the Eddie Adams workshop.
Jill has worked as a freelance photographer for Polaris Images, ZUMA, The Centre Daily Times, The York Dispatch, The Fayetteville Observer and as a student contributor to Penn State’s CommMedia. Jill’s photo story, A Navy Officer in Training, recently won 4th place in the Hearst Journalism Awards picture story category. Jill attended the Hearst Photojournalism Championship in summer 2013.
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