MaryAnne Golon is Assistant Managing Editor and Director of Photography at The Washington Post.

Golon was Time Magazine’s director of photography until June 30, 2008. She managed the photography department of the newsweekly along with Michele Stephenson for over twenty years. Among her professional contributions to Time, Golon led the photography team that produced the Hurricane Katrina special edition and the September 11, 2001 special black-bordered edition, each winning National Magazine Awards for single issue topics. Golon has received numerous individual picture-editing awards from Pictures of the Year International and the National Press Photographers Association Best of Photography competitions.

Golon was the on-site photography editor in Dhahran for Time magazine during the Gulf War. She was directly involved in the production of scores of award-winning Time covers and special editions. She coordinated Time’s photographic coverage of the Olympic Games for sixteen years.

She has served as both jury member and chair for the World Press Photo Contest, in 2008 and 2009 respectively.