Jeanna Duerscherl is a photojournalist based out of Roanoke, Va. She has worked at the Roanoke Times as a staff photographer since 2005.
Her work has been recognized by the Virginia Press Association and the Virginia News Photographers Association. She is also a member of the National Press Photographers Association.
Originally from Minnesota, Jeanna grew up immersed in art and at the age of 12 fell in love with photography. Her desire to tell stories through photographs led her to attend college at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio where she graduated in 2005 with a major in photojournalism and a Spanish minor.