Maggie Beck (Photographer)
Maggie Beck is the senior photographer at The Union Democrat. She started working for the newspaper in July 2007. Maggie can be seen at a plethora of local events from graduations, to story times, disasters and sporting events. She enjoys getting to meet new people and hearing their stories. Maggie drives between 1,100 and 1,700 miles a month between Tuolumne and Calaveras counties for photo assignments. Maggie attended Sierra Waldorf School and Sonora High School. She is the daughter of Tom and Ellen Beck of Sonora. Maggie is the proud mother of Julian, who attends Sierra Waldorf School and plays youth football and baseball. In Maggie's free time, she enjoys kayaking, making silly home movies with her son, board games and collecting free retro furniture. Since adopting two kittens, she is quickly becoming the crazy cat lady.