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  • B.F.A. Rochester Institute of Technology
Classes taught:
  • Multimedia Storytelling
  • Designing and Developing New Media
  • Digital Journalism
  • Digital Media
  • General Photography
  • Innovation in Journalism
  • Interactive Communications
  • Interactive Design
  • Interactive Storytelling
  • Internet Design
  • Multimedia Journalism
  • Multimedia Photojournalism
  • Multimedia Storytelling
  • Multiplatform Journalism
  • Photojournalism
  • Reporters' Use of Internet
  • Visual Language in Communications

Seth Gitner

Associate Professor Newspaper & Online Journalism Also teaches in: Multimedia Photography & Design Communications Photojournalism Communications@Syracuse (online)

Seth Gitner has been interested in multimedia journalism since 1998 when he first learned about pairing recorded audio with still photographs. Now he teaches multimedia storytelling at the Newhouse School at Syracuse University.

Before coming to Newhouse, he was the multimedia editor at The Roanoke Times and, and also served as a staff photojournalist there for four years. While he was multimedia editor the newspaper won the APME Convergence Award multiple times, the Scripps Howard Foundation Web Reporting Award, the Newspaper Association of America's Digital Edge Award for most innovative multimedia storytelling, and the Online News Association Award for general excellence. 

Gitner is national secretary of the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA). He is also co-director of the NPPA's Multimedia Immersion Workshop, held each May at Syracuse University. He has received NPPA's Joseph Costa Award, President's Award and Robert F. Garland Educator Award.

Gitner's multimedia work has been recognized by NPPA's Best of Photojournalism contest and Pictures of the Year International. He writes a monthly column on multimedia storytelling for the association's monthly magazine, News Photographer.

Gitner is the author of "Multimedia Storytelling for Digital Communicators in a Multiplatform World."


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