Eric Ginnard is a photo editor and photojournalist working for the Joliet Herald-News on the outskirts of Chicago. He finds the most pleasure in small town atmospheres and the inspiration that hides between long stretches of road. He has worked for several publications, including the Rapid City Journal, Gillette News Record, and the Southern Illinoisan. His work has been featured in The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angels Times, CBS Evening News and WIRED magazine's Raw File photo blog.

In 2012, he graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism, concentrating in photojournalism.

Eric is available for assignments in the west and the remaining United States.