Brian P. McDermott
Photojournalism, web Design, video, new media
Brian McDermott joined the faculty at UMass full-time in September 2009. He began his career as a photojournalist, working at a newspaper in Pennsylvania. From there, he took a new media path. He has published photography, multimedia and writing in outlets like the New York Times, the New York Daily News, the Associated Press, Boston Home and many others. His writing about journalism has appeared in the Online Journalism Review and News Photographer. He has built websites commercially, produced video pieces, and is currently the chair of the National Press Photographers Association's Student Quarterly Clip Contest. He designed and maintains this website and is the co-director of the Certificate of Journalism offered online.