From Mad Men Secretary to One of the Best Picture Editors of All Time — Part 2

Karen Mullarkey talks about working with Annie Leibovitz and Richard Avedon and why photographers today need to shoot less.

Part two of my talk with Karen Mullarkey, who is one of the most influential and respected picture editors of all time. She’s a national treasure. Dozens, if not hundreds of photographers owe much of their success to her. Karen cut her chops at Life Magazine and quickly moved on to be the Director of Photography at Rolling Stone, Newsweek and Sports Illustrated. If you care about photography, photographers, the editorial world or history in general, read on.

From Mad Men Secretary to One of the Best Picture Editors of All Time

At first Karen Mullarkey couldn’t even get hired as a secretary. Now her careers spans Rolling Stone, Life, Newsweek and Sports…

Karen Mullarkey is one of the most influential and respected picture editors of all time. In my opinion she’s a national treasure. Dozens, if not hundreds of photographers owe much of their success to her