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Yoon S. Byun

Visiting Instructor, Photography and Short Film

Dept. : Salt at MECA

Yoon has spent the last fifteen years using a camera as a way to meet people from all walks of life. His photography and video work has been recognized by Pictures of the Year International, Edward R. Murrow and National Headliner Awards. He was also a part of The Boston Globe team awarded the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in breaking news for coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings. During his time as director of visuals at the Portland Press Herald, Yoon’s staff won numerous awards for photography and video, including being recognized repeatedly by the Maine Press Association and winning three regional Emmy Awards. As a graduate student studying photojournalism at Ohio University, he taught introductory photography courses to editorial and commercial photography students.