About Jon Hughes
JON HUGHES, a journalist, author, and playwright, is a self-taught photojournalist who began publishing photographs in 1985 at the age of 40. Although Hughes has been on assignment around the world (most recently in India, Mexico and Post-Katrina New Orleans), he considers Cincinnati to be his major ongoing documentary project. His work has been exhibited internationally and his most recent publications include The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor, The Village Voice and The Associated Press. He is director of the Journalism Program at the University of Cincinnati.