Chris Detrick (b 1983) grew up in Loganville, Pennsylvania and had his first experience with newspaper journalism while interning at the York (Penn.) Dispatch during his senior year in high school.
He studied photojournalism at the University of Missouri and graduated in 2005 with a Bachelor of Journalism and minors in both violin performance and psychology. While in school, Detrick worked as an intern at the Baltimore (Md.) Sun and was a participant at Eddie Adams Workshop XVII.
After graduating from Missouri, he interned at The Salt Lake (Utah) Tribune for six months before it turned into a full time job the following December.
Detrickâ€™s work as been recognized by World Press Photo (2007), Picture of the Year International (2005-07), College Photographer of the Year (2003-05), The Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar (2005-07) and the Hearst Photojournalism Awards (2005).
He currently lives in Salt Lake City with his fiancÃ©e Ashley and their dog Layla.