Bonnie Jo Mount is a staff photojournalist for The Washington Post. She joined the Post as a picture editor in 2008. Bonnie Jo has lived in a variety of places, working as an editor, educator and photojournalist. Previous positions include: assistant professor at Hampton University (VA); deputy managing editor for visuals and interactive media at The News & Observer (NC); director of photography at The Gazette (Colorado Springs, CO); photography editor at The Jackson Hole Guide (WY); and photojournalist on the staffs of The Burlington Free Press (VT), The Knoxville News-Sentinel and The Tampa Tribune. Mount earned a B.A. in Fine Arts from the University of South Florida and studied in the MFA program at the Visual Studies Workshop. In 2002 she spent an academic year at Stanford University as a John S. Knight Fellow.