Christina Burke is a visual journalist and photo educator based in Austin, Texas. She holds a Master's degree in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Bachelor's degree in journalism from the same institution. She served as a staff photojournalist for the Daytona Beach News-Journal and as a mobile journalist for the Victoria Advocate. She also served as a staff photographer for the Texas Senate. In this capacity, she adeptly documented crucial proceedings, from hearings and committees to capturing constituent photos and moments on the floor during debates.
Throughout her career, Christina has made notable contributions as a freelance photographer for publications such as The Austin American-Statesman, The Houston Chronicle, MySA.com, and The San Antonio Express-News, among others.
Her dedication to making a positive impact is evident through her service as a community health volunteer with the Peace Corps in Nicaragua, volunteer work with Meals on Wheels and her service with Scouts BSA.
With a passion for visual storytelling, Christina is an exceptional professional who continues to inspire and elevate the field of visual journalism. She is dedicated to both the art and ethics of journalism making her a valuable asset to any academic institution seeking to nurture future leaders in the field.