Sonya Doctorian is a video and photojournalist whose work focuses on documentary stories. She recently completed the Ted Scripps Environmental Journalism Fellowship at the University of Colorado. Living in Boulder is a homecoming for Sonya, who was a video journalist for The Rocky Mountain News until it closed in 2009. She moved to The Washington Post as deputy director of photography, then served as the Post Magazine's senior photo editor. She has led three photo staffs as director of photography; The St. Petersburg (FL) Times, The State newspaper in Columbia, SC and The Knoxville (TN) News-Sentinel. She began her career as a staff photographer at The Tampa (FL) Tribune.
Sonya earned a masters in documentary filmmaking from American University in Washington, DC and a bachelor of journalism from the University of Missouri.
Her challenge and passion is to show people's lives as they unfold through real-time observation.
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