MaryAnne Golon

Washington, D.C.

Director of Photography

Education: University of Florida, B.S. in Journalism

MaryAnne Golon is the Director of Photography at The Washington Post. Before joining The Post in 2012, MaryAnne was the director of photography at Time Magazine and a senior photography editor there for more than 20 years. She graduated with honors from The University of Florida with a B.S. in Journalism. Before joining The Post in 2012, MaryAnne curated Look 3: The Festival of the Photograph and help guide the 2-year product build of a digital asset management system for a major non-profit organization. Golon was also director of photography at Time magazine where she co-managed the intern
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Cowgirls of Color seek to inspire new riders

The African American Cowgirls of Color are honoring a rich American tradition and providing visibility and exposure in the hope of creating the next generation of black cowgirls and cowboys. “I want kids to see me, a black woman riding a horse,” Brown said. “If for nothing else than to give them the confidence in knowing they can do anything they set their minds to.”

January 27, 2020

Photographing Americans seeking refuge from a rapidly changing environment

Washington Post Photographer Bonnie Jo Mount documents climate refugees in Newtok, Alaska.

December 26, 2019

Through the lyrics of Bruce Springsteen: A photographic journey through America

Italian photographer Daria Addabbo explores America through the lyrics of Bruce Springsteen.

September 24, 2019

The Year of the Dogs

These dogs helped a world renowned photographer start anew and to love photography again.

September 12, 2019

What the year’s best photos tell us about 2018

The year’s most profound pictures offer a window into what just happened — and what it meant for us.

December 4, 2018

The new Arctic frontier

As the ice melts, U.S. prepares for possible threats from Russia and China

November 20, 2018

A young girl says goodbye to her great-grandfather — a Vietnam veteran and her hero

Photographer Angus Mordant documents a painful week as a family buries a beloved patriarch in Missouri.

November 16, 2018

The un-celebrity president: Jimmy Carter shuns riches, lives modestly in his Georgia hometown

Thirty-seven years after leaving office, Jimmy Carter, 93, still bypasses the wealth and perks that flow so freely to other former presidents.

August 17, 2018

Celebrating tradition in ‘No Man’s Land’

Matt McClain photographs a former Dust Bowl town's celebration of its past.

June 14, 2018

Live like Lola: A young girl confronts deadly brain cancer with resolve

She was 13 and didn’t want to be remembered as that girl who died. Her name is Lola.

June 4, 2018