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Judge Erik Sanchez Erik Sanchez has been the photo editor Pitchfork Media since 2007. He commissions and produces photo and video shoots, working with musicians across the globe for both Pitchfork.com and its quarterly print publication, The Pitchfork Review. His work has earned a Webby Honoree for Best Use of Photography, and he was featured in a cover story on visual storytelling in PDN.



Judge Cheyne Gateley Cheyne Gateley is an art director at Variety in Los Angeles, where he has worked since 2007. Gateley says he's been lucky enough to work with some incredible illustrators and photographers who make it look like he knows what he's doing.





Judge Michele Romero Michele Romero is a picture editor at Entertainment Weekly, where she has worked since its launch in 1989. She has produced and art directed countless feature and cover shoots. She is also passionate about music and enjoys photographing music festivals. Her career highlight: a Breaking Bad cover shoot with actors Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul the day before the last table read for the show's final episode.



Judge Michele Romero Sam D'Arcangelo was born and raised in Louisiana, where he developed a taste for live music, delicious food and spirited debate. He moved to New York City in 2009 to study at The New School's Eugene Lang Liberal Arts College before becoming assistant editor and social media coordinator at Relix in 2012. He currently lives in Brooklyn, New York, but his heart will always be in New Orleans.