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Michael Zajakowski
Editor/Designer
My Role

Michael Zajakowski is the picture editor for several feature sections in the Chicago Tribune, including the Chicago Tribune Magazine, Sunday, Play, Good Eating and feature packages distributed nationally. He assigns staff and freelance photographers to stories and edits photography with the goal of maximum visual impact. He also coaches staff reporters to take better photographs when making pictures for their stories. He also designs feature pages, including Phil Vettel's dining reviews.
My Biography

Michael has been a photojournalist, director of photography and photo editor for 26 years. He loves his work.
My Interests

My three kids, photography, kayaking, tennis, travel, The Office, TC Boyle, John Cheever, photo books, the history of photography, teaching.