2012-2013 GVS/VisCom Photojournalism Fellow
2010-2012 GVS/VisCom Photojournalism Fellow
Darcy Holdorf served as the 2010 - 2011 and 2011-2012 Photojournalism Fellow for The George V. Voinovich School of Leadership & Public Affairs at Ohio University. Under the direction of Merry Foresta, former Director of the Smithsonian Photography Initiative she is produced multimedia stories documenting the Voinovich School's impact on local communities as well as working with the College of Education on a multidisciplinary project creating a multimedia visual literacy toolkit for classroom use. She also completed a master's degree in photography and multimedia storytelling from the School of Visual Communication at Ohio University.
While working on her BA in photojournalism at San Francisco State University, Darcy studied Spanish and Latin American Studies in Chile and returned to South America to work on documentary projects in the following years. After graduation in 2008, she worked as a freelance photographer in China. Darcy has published work with a number of international publications including National Geographic Traveler, Esquire and the Associated Press.
2009-2010 GVS/VisCom Photojournalism Fellow
Christina Baird served as the 2009- 2010 Photojournalism Fellow for The George V. Voinovich School of Leadership & Public Affairs at Ohio University. A native of Athens, Ohio Christina earned a BS in Photojournalism in 2006. After graduation she and her husband lived in California and Beijing, China before moving to Pittsburgh where she worked as a newspaper photographer. Christina returned to Ohio University to study interactive multimedia and is currently working on her master’s from the School of Visual Communication.
2008-2009 GVS/VisCom Photojournalism Fellow
Kevin Riddell served as the Inaugural GVS/VisCom Photojournalism Fellow at Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs. A part time commercial photographer in the late ninety's, Kevin later became a full time documentary photojournalist. Kevin works with the Athens Photographic Project to teach people suffering from mental health issues how to express themselves through photography. Kevin, a father of three, freelances for the Associated Press and New York Times. After completing his master’s degree in photography in 2009 he went on to serve as the University Photographer for Ohio University.