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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