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Bill Swersey

Bill Swersey
Profession: media man
Location: New York , United States
Home base: New York, NY
URL: http://swersey.com/digital
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Languages spoken: English, Russian
Organization: Asia Society
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Last login: almost 3 years ago
Member since: 23 Feb 2008 02:02

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Bill Swersey, photojournalist and digital media producer/evangelist
1980-1984: Boston University (Journalism); staff photog, BU Daily Free Press; stringer AP Boston
1985-1987: Photographer, Gannett Suburban Newspapers
1987-1991: NYC Freelance: AFP, NY Times, Gamma-Liaison (RIP), Reuters
1991-1996: Moscow, Russia based, worked extensively for NY Times, Time, Newsweek
In 1995, with Lucian Perkins and Anthony Suau, established Interfoto, non-profit Russian-American organization which organized annual Interfoto photojournalism conference, exhibitions and photo contests in Russia from 1995-2005.
1996-1998: studied Digital Media at New York University’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (Masters).
1999-2001: part of founding team that established Newsmakers Online Photo agency – sold to Getty Images in 2001.
2001-2003: Director of Technology, Bravo Networks Digital Media
2003-2007: Director, Digital Media for WNYC, New York Public Radio
2007-Present: Executive Director of Digital Media & Strategy for Asia Society a global non-profit headquartered in NY.

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Last chance to see Ai Weiwei photos @ Asia Society NY

Ai Weiwei: New York Photographs 1983-1993, an exhibition of 227 images taken by the famed Chinese artist and activist while he lived in New York’s East Village, closes this Sunday, August 14. See it! 2-1 admission if you check-in on Foursquare.
More info: asiasociety.org/aiweiwei
NY Times review: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/29/arts/design/ai-weiwei-new-york-photographs-at-asia-society-review.html

12 Aug 2011 13:08 | 0 replies

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