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Senior Visual Journalist, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids IA
Liz Martin is the senior visual journalist of The Gazette, overseeing a four-person team at Iowa’s second-largest daily paper. In addition to wide-ranging regional news and sports coverage, The Gazette also covers Division I athletics at Iowa and Iowa State, the presidential caucus, and has recently launched several magazines.
She joined the staff of the Gazette in 2007 after graduating from University of Missouri School of Journalism, and was part of the news team that received the SPJ Sigma Delta Chi Deadline Reporting award for coverage of the historic flooding of 2008 that submerged 15 percent of the city and displaced 10,000 residents.
She took on the role of team lead in 2013 and now splits her time between daily and long-term planning, management and photography.