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Will Yurman

Will Yurman

Penn State Univeristy

Will Yurman has worked in journalism for more than 25 years as a still photographer and multimedia producer. Will was a staff photographer at the (Rochester N.Y.)Democrat and Chronicle and spent three years based in Jerusalem covering the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

His still photography and multimedia work have been recognized in the
Best of Photography, and Pictures of the Year International contests and exhibited at The George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film. Will’s short documentary films have been selected by the Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival and the Star DocFest International Documentary Film Festival.
Will Yurman is a senior lecturer in the College of Communications at Penn State where he teaches multimedia storytelling and photojournalism. He lives in State College, Pennsylvania with his wife Hilary Appelman their two children, two cats and a dog.

His obsessive-compulsive nature has allowed him to extend his photo a day project to more than twelve years. Not to jinx it, but he has taken a photo every day since December 31, 2003. You can see his photo project at willyurman.com and some of his multimedia work at: willyurman.com/stories