Julie Botos is a graduate
of Kent State University with a bachelor’s degree
in Photojournalism. She
has worked as a staff
photographer with The Repository since 1998, where she has photographed everything from presidents to rock stars, from births to deaths, from sports to crime and from the bad in people to the amazing in people—all of which she would not change for the world. She is married to Tim and has two daughters, Claire, age 10, and Lily, age 12.
When a reader asked Todd if he knew of the oldest church in Stark County, he dug deep to the find the answer. While out shooting the photo for Ask Todd, Julie Botos was able to capture this beautiful shot inside of the Basilica of St. John the Baptist.