Gina Ferazzi grew up in the small New England town of Longmeadow, Mass. She has been a staff photographer with the Los Angeles Times since 1994. Her wildfire photos were part of the staff Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News in 2004. She’s an all-around photographer covering assignments from Winter Olympics, presidential campaigns to local and national news events. Her video documentaries include stories on black tar heroin, health clinics and women priests. A two-sport scholarship athlete at the University of Maine, Orono, she still holds the record for five goals in one field hockey game.