Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Tim Hussin - 2008 CPOY winner

Tim Hussin was born in Palm Harbor, Florida in 1985. He is currently a freelance photojournalist.

He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Photojournalism from the University of Florida. He has interned at The Rocky Mountain News, The Deseret Morning News, Monroe Evening News and The Gainesville Sun.

In 2008, he won the College Photographer of the Year and was a semi-finalist for the Hearst Journalism Awards. He has also won other awards from the CPOY, Hearst Journalism Awards Program, the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA), the Michigan Press Photographers Association (MPPA) and the Photo Imaging Education Association (PIEA). He is currently the 2008 NPPA student clip contest point leader.

He participated in a project about the sponge industry in the Bahamas as well as a Study Abroad project at an historic art house in Berlin, Germany. Recently, he covered the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colo. and the separation of parents from children at the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Eldorado, Texas.

Additional images can be seen on his blog, his Web site, and his Flickr stream.

Please read his interview parts A, B and C.

Enough for now,

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