Erika Schultz was raised in Fremont County, Wyoming and attended college at Northern Arizona University and Syracuse University London.
She loves the American West, well told tales, Spanglish and to travel.
Her work has been recognized by the Casey Medals for Meritorious Journalism, National Edward R. Murrow Awards, The Alexia Foundation, Society of Professional Journalists and was a finalist for the 2010 ASNE Community Service Photojournalism award. She also was part of The Seattle Times’ 2010 Pulitzer Prize winning team for Breaking News Reporting.
As a staff photographer for The Seattle Times, Erika tells stories about her community through photography and video. She believes in the power of visual storytelling, and believes support of the craft is vital as the media landscape changes and evolves.