Graphics editor

Monica Ulmanu

Washington, DC

From a New York Times recruiter in 1997: “Win a Pulitzer or know something about graphics.” Either one works for me.

Education

MA in visual communication University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC

Awards

Silver medal in Features, Malofiej awards The Dark Side of the Guardian Comments
Award of Excellence in Feature, SND Best of Digital The Dark Side of Guardian Comments
Award of Excellence in Special Event (2016 Olympics), SND Best of Digital
Bronze for Outstanding Team, Information is Beautiful Awards Guardian Visuals
Bronze, Arts, Entertainment, Food and Lifestyle (online), Malofiej Awards ‘A tortured heap of towers’: the London skyline of tomorrow
Bronze medal, Sports (online), Malofiej awards Wayne Rooney breaks Bobby Charlton’s England goalscoring record
Bronze, Breaking news portfolio (online), Malofiej awards Guardian Visuals
Award for Excellence, Features: Single-subject project, SND Best of Digital Design ‘A tortured heap of towers’: the London skyline of tomorrow
Award for Excellence, Information graphics: planned coverage, SND Best of Digital Wayne Rooney breaks Bobby Charlton’s England goalscoring record
Gold medal for The Guardian’s KIITG campaign video, New York Design Awards in the Film, Video (Viral)
Award of Excellence, Individual portfolio category, Society for News Designers Best of Digital Design
Best Use of the Web for the Boston Globe’s Getting In series, The National Press Photographers Association
Award of Excellence, Society for News Designers Best of Digital Design Getting in (series): Navigating Boston’s school assignment maze (The Boston Globe)
Official Honoree (School/University) for PoweringANation.org, The 15th Annual Webby Awards
Second place for PoweringANation, World Press Photo Multimedia contest
Silver – Best Topic/Section Presentation, SND Best of Digital Design
Best Use of Multimedia (Student), SND Best of Digital Design
Bronze – Online categories, Features, Malofiej 19 (Spain) Wozniacki Plays the Odds and the Angle (for The New York Times)
Gold in Large Multimedia Group, College Photographer of the Year 2010 (CPOY)
Award of Excellence, Documentary Project of the Year, 67th Pictures of the Year International (POYi) PoweringANation.org
Award of Excellence, Issue Reporting Multimedia, 67th Pictures of the Year International (POYi)
Best Use of the Web Award and Best Multimedia Package, NPPA’s Best of Photojournalism 2010
Gold in Multimedia Project, College Photographer of the Year (CPOY) PoweringANation.org
Bronze in Multimedia project, College Photographer of the Year (CPOY) Battle for the Mountains (Chris Carmichael, Monica Ulmanu)
Third place in Team Video, National Press Photographers Association Voices of Roscoe (Jose Corbella, Jenn Hueting, Monica Ulmanu)
Mark of Excellence Award, Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ)
Second Place in Multimedia Project, National Press Photographers Association
Degree scholarship, Fulbright Commission