Photo by Alum Joe Swide Wins Major Photography Award
A photo of a dugout at a baseball field in Cuba by Joe Swide, a Class of 2015 graduate of the CUNY J-School, has taken first place in the Sports Feature category of the prestigious Pictures of the Year International (POYi) competition.
Swide is originally from Portland, Ore. and lived in the Pacific Northwest until coming to CUNY in 2014.
Since finishing his degree in Spring 2016, he has been working as a freelancer. His work has appeared in The New York Times, VICE, Roads & Kingdoms, and Internazionale, among other publications.