The AP31 and AI34 juries will meet in New York City to select this year's winning images.

American Photography 31 Jury

Jacqueline Bates, Photography Director, California Sunday Magazine
Jacqueline Bates is the photography director at The California Sunday Magazine. Previously, she was senior photo editor of W Magazine and worked in the photo departments of ELLE, Interview, and Wired. Bates holds an MFA in photography from the School of Visual Arts, and her work has been exhibited internationally. California Sunday Magazine Jacqueline Bates Photography 

Clinton Cargill, Director of Photography, Bloomberg Businessweek

Clinton Cargill was recently named the new director of photography for Bloomberg Businessweek. Cargill was most recently a photo editor at The New York Times Magazine, a role he held since 2006. He had been with the Times since 2004. Bloomberg Businessweek Clinton Cargill

Marvin Orellana, Photo Editor, New York Magazine
Marvin Orellana is a photo editor at New York Magazine. Previously, worked in the photo departments of The New York Times Magazine, Marie Claire, and More Magazine. Orellana holds a BFA in photography from The Rochester Institute of Technology. New York Magazine Instagram

Jennifer Pastore, WSJ. Magazine
Jennifer Pastore is the photography director of WSJ. Magazine. Previously, she was the contributing photography director of Harper’s Bazaar, the photography director of Teen Vogue and the associate photography editor of T Magazine. Jennifer teaches in the BFA photography program at The School of Visual Arts. Jennifer holds a BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Florida. WSJ. Magazine Instagram

Amy Pereira, Director of Photography, MSNBC

Amy Pereira is an award-winning photo editor focusing on photojournalism, reportage, social documentary and long-form visual storytelling. She is the Director of Photography at

American Illustration 34 Jury

Will be announced soon.

AI-AP Committee 
Kathy Ryan, The New York Times Magazine, Chair Emeritus
Fred Woodward
, GQ, Chair Emeritus
Mark Heflin
, Director