Emily Rose Bennett is a photojournalist currently working for MLive.com based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. 

She was formerly a staff photographer for The Grand Rapids Press, and the Augusta Chronicle in Georgia with internships at The Flint Journal, The Saginaw News, and the Fort Knox Public Affairs Office.

Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Knoxville News Sentinel, The Red Bulletin, and various other companies.

Emily graduated from Western Kentucky University in 2009 with a degree in Photojournalism.

In her spare time she plays roller derby with the Grand Raggidy All Stars.


HONORS

  • Michigan AP Media Editors Awards - 2015 - Second Place Sports Feature (Large Markets)
  • Michigan Press Photographers Association - 2015 - HM Sports Feature
  • Michigan Press Photographers Association - 2015 - Second Place Personal Vision
  • Michigan Press Photographers Association - 2015 - HM Personal Vision
  • Georgia Press Association - 2013 - First Place Multimedia - Team
  • Georgia Press Association - 2011- First Place General News
  • Eddie Adams Workshop XXIV -2011- Associated Press contract assignment
  • Michigan Press Photographers Association- POY2010- First Place Pictorial
  • Michigan Press Photographers Association- POY2010- First Place Portrait
  • Michigan Associated Press Editorial Association   2010- Second Place Sports Action