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Johnny Bivera

Occupation: Principal
Company: Visual Media One

High School Diploma

Advanced Military Photojournalism Program Certification, Rochester Institute of Technology (1990)

Principal, Visual Media One (2007-Present)
Founder, Executive Director, Shoot Off Visual Media Workshops (2006-Present)
Co-founder, Legion Photo Agency, Legion Photo Agency (2007-2017)
Senior Visual Storytelling Instructor, The Red Badge Project (2012-2016)
Executive Photographer, The Pentagon, Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Vern Clark and Admiral Mike Mullen (2002-2006)
Combat Photographer, Navy Combat Camera (1991-1994, 1999-2002)
Official Videographer, President Bill Clinton, White House Television (1994-1999)
With, WHTV, The White House (1994-1999)

With, U.S. Navy (Retired, 2006)

Member, Education Committee, White House News Photographers Association; Member, Advisory Committee, D.C. Public Library Arts Council; Founding Faculty Member, Red Badge Project

Creative Works:
Featured, Personally Profiled, PBS’s “Jim Lehrer NewsHour”; Featured, Personally Profiled, C-SPAN’s “Washington Journal”; Featured, Personally Profiled, NFL Films “American Postcards”; Published in Numerous Books; Worked on Projects for Publishers Harper Collins and the National Geographic Society

Featured, Top Professional, Wall Street Journal; Official videographer to the President of the United States Bill Clinton and executive photographer to Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Vern Clark and Admiral Mike Mullen; Covered combat and humanitarian missions to maritime operations like the Bosnia/Herzegovina conflict, the Israeli-Jordan Peace Treaty, Turkey’s tragic 1999 earthquake and the war in Afghanistan; Top graduate in the class of 15, Advanced Military Photojournalism Program, Rochester Institute of Technology

Department of Defense Liaison, National Press Photographers Association; Member, White House News Photographers Association; Member, American Society of Media Photographers; Past President, National Association of Naval Photography

Married: Kirsten Wilson
Child: Amelie Wilson Bivera

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