We’re delighted to welcome Richard Koci Hernandez as one of our new Columnists to theappwhisperer.com. Koci as he is fondly known is a national Emmy® award-winning video and multimedia producer who worked as a photographer at the San Jose Mercury News for 15 years. His work for the Mercury News has earned him two Pulitzer Prize nominations and was awarded a national Emmy® award for the New Approaches to Documentary category for his work on the film,Uprooted. His work has appeared in Time, Newsweek, The New York Times and international magazines, including Stern, and he has worked with lynda.com to produce a course on iPhoneography, iPhone Photography, from Shooting to Storytelling.
In 2007 after taking his first mobile photograph, he was hooked on the medium’s potential and immediacy. Recently, he joined the faculty at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism where he teaches various New Media courses, including Mobile Reporting. In 2010, Koci organized a mobile photography workshop during the world’s first conference about mobile photography, 1197.is. in 2011 he presented a mobile photography Master Class at the TED2012 conference. Koci’s mobile photography and insights have been featured in The New York Times, CNN, Slate, The Atlanic, and Phototech Magazine. His recent iPhoneography is being published in a book by National Geographic.
Richard’s columnn will be entitled ‘Koci’ and we know will be packed with great information and inspiration on mobile photography. We recently welcomed Richard Gray, Misho Baranovic, Dan Marcolina, Keith Tharp and Kevin Kuster as Columnists to theappwhisperer and we will have a few more announcements to make very soon. We are growing at a phenomenal rate and trying to include as much unique content from the mobile photography world as our readers can possibly digest, you really don’t need to go anywhere else!
Please join us by welcoming Koci to theappwhisperer family, welcome Koci.