Susan B. Markisz

Susan B. Markisz is an award-winning multimedia journalist and contract photographer who joined UNICEF as a staff photographer and assistant photo editor in 2005. She has been frequently honored by the NPPA, NYPPA, and the New York Press Association for her work in photojournalism for many clients including The New York Times, The Daily News, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, The National Post and numerous other publications, corporate clients and NGOs. Markisz was a special correspondent for The Digital Journalist, honored in 2002 by the National Press Photographers Association, and by Columbia University, with an Online Journalism Award for excellence in writing, among other things, for its September and October 2001 issues “Seeing the Horror,” which she wrote and co-produced. Other notable contributions to The Digital Journalist included interviews with Bryan Whitman, Deputy Director of Defense at the Pentagon, for her article “Putting the Media in Soldiers’ Shoes” about embedded journalists in Iraq.

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