Erika Schultz is a staff photojournalist at The Seattle Times. She was a 2019 U.S.-Mexico Border Reporting Fellow with the International Women's Media Foundation. In 2017, Pictures of the Year International awarded Schultz an award of excellence for Newspaper Photographer of the Year. Her video work with Corinne Chin won second place for Individual Multimedia Portfolio in NPPA's 2017 Best of Photojournalism Awards, as well as an honorable mention for Cliff Edom's "New America Award." Her work has been recognized by Pictures of the Year International, Best of Photojournalism, the National Edward R. Murrow Awards and the Alexia Foundation. She is a part-time faculty member at The University of Washington and one of the co-founders of NW Photojournalism.