Bruce Strong | 2010 Faculty


As both a staff and freelance photojournalist, Bruce has shot in nearly 60 countries while working on assignments and personal projects. His work has been published in Time, Newsweek, US News and World Report, National Geographic and various international magazines, as well as The Orange County (Calif.) Register, where he was on staff for more than a decade. Bruce is currently serving as the visiting professional at Ohio University School of Visual Communication, where he previously was awarded the Knight Fellowship in Newsroom Graphics Management and Publication Design. He now teaches graduate and undergraduate classes in photojournalism and video and audio storytelling. Bruce also served as the Kellogg Public Policy Fellow at the University of Michigan Journalism Fellowships Program, during which time he and his wife, Claudia, also published their first book, “Armenia: The Story of a Place in Essays & Images.”

Over the years, Bruce’s photography has received much attention and many honors, including California Photographer of the Year, as well as recognition from the National Press Photographers Association, the Society of Newspaper Designers, the Associated Press News Executives Council and Women in Communications. He also founded Photo Night®, a monthly gathering of photographers that has drawn up to 500 professional photographers as well as such renowned speakers as James Nachtwey, Arnold Newman, Antonin Kratochvil, Douglas Kirkland, Corinne Dufka, Jeff Jacobson, and Sam Abell and William Albert Allard of National Geographic.