Tom Kennedy


Name: Tom Kennedy
Title: Former managing editor for multimedia and director of photography
Employer: Previously
Experience: Thirty-five years of print and online journalism experience, including positions as managing editor for multimedia at and director of photography at the National Geographic Society. He has created, directed and edited visual journalism projects that have earned Pulitzer Prizes, as well as Emmy, Peabody and Edward R. Murrow awards. Kennedy has been a featured speaker at some of the most prestigious journalism conferences and media workshops around the world. As a consultant, he advises various academic institutions and media companies on topics that include media management, multimedia storytelling, photojournalism and innovating within a corporate environment. Kennedy began his career as a photojournalist at the Orlando Sentinel-Star and the Gainesville Sun. At the Philadelphia Inquirer, he directed and edited two projects that won the Pulitzer Prize for feature photography. He serves on the Board of Advisors for the Knight Center for International Media at the University of Miami School of Communication, the Board of Visitors for the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Board of Directors for the Eddie Adams Photo Workshop.
Education: University of Florida

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