Kim Newton

About Kim Newton

Research and teaching areas are multimedia journalism, visual journalism, photojournalism and international photojournalism. Newton has led multimedia Study Abroad courses in Orvieto, Italy, and served as picture editor for news agencies in Washington, D.C., and London and worked as a freelancer in Spain, Japan and other parts of the world.            



  • • B.A., University of Arizona;
  • • M.S., Brooks Institute of Photography

Courses Taught at the UA

  • • J 203 Photojournalism
  • • J 307 Principles of Multimedia
  • • J 497b Advanced Photojournalism
  • • J 480 Advanced Multimedia
  • • J 507 Reporting with Multimedia

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Publications and Research

  • • "The Power of Protest: Images from South Korea's Road to Democracy" Special Issue: Images of War Vol. 3, Issue 1 of Media, War & Conflict


Past Academic Positions

  • • Visual Journalism Faculty, Brooks Institute of Photography, Ventura, California, 2004 – 2007


Past Professional Positions

  • • Senior Photo Editor, Knight Ridder/Tribune, Washington, DC, 1998 – 2002
  • • Picture Editor Europe, Africa and Middle East, Reuters News Pictures, London, 1992 – 1998
  • • Freelance Photojournalist, New York Times, Time, U.S. News & World Report, among others, based in Barcelona, Spain, 1989 – 1991
  • • Freelance Photojournalist, The New York Times, Forbes, Business Week, People, Time, U.S. News & World Report and Le Figaro, among others, based in Tokyo and Seoul, 1982 - 1990


Professional Organizations

  • • American Society of Media Photographers
  • • National Press Photographers Association


Research Summary

Multimedia, visual journalism, photojournalism, international photojournalism


Kim Newton's Curriculum Vitae

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College of Social and Behavioral Sciences