Reviewer Biographies

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Note: Please pay attention to “Reviewer Preferences” listed by some of our reviewers at the end of their bios. This will help in making your reviewer selections.

Following is a provisional list of reviewer’s biographies for PhotoPlus Expo 2017.

Cameron Barnum
As Senior Content Producer / Art Buyer at BBDO San Francisco, combined with prior turns at McCann & Leagas Delaney, Cameron has worked with a range of advertising accounts, including Wells Fargo, HP, Mars, Mattel, Microsoft, Xbox, Adidas, General Motors, Vail Resorts, Harrahs, Gallo Wines, and Sutter Health... to name a few.

Glenn Batkin
Glenn Batkin is a freelance creative director for advertising agencies. He’s worked on staff at New York agencies including: J Walter Thompson, Bozell, Grey, CDM and GSW. Awards for his efforts – Clio’s, Comm Arts, Manny’s, Graphis, Archive mag, Cannes, Rx Club, Obie and the NY Art Directors Club. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.

Kellie Bingman
Kellie Bingman is the Art Production Supervisor at McKinney Advertising. During her 16 years at McKinney, Kellie’s overseen art production for every agency client, including Audi, Samsung, Sony and Travelocity. Prior to joining McKinney, Kellie worked as a producer and marketing rep for a well-known national photographer.

Elizabeth Bristow
Elizabeth Bristow is a photo editor for the New York Times, currently working on fashion and lifestyle coverage. Previously, she worked at The Hartford Courant as the Features photo editor and at the University of Hartford, teaching photojournalism and as a consultant in the creation of the school's International Low-Residency MFA in Photography program. Elizabeth is also a photographer who has exhibited her fine art photography work throughout the northeastern U.S.. She received a B.F.A. in Illustration from the Rhode Island School of Design and an M.F.A. in Photography from The University of Hartford.

Suzanne Darmory
Suzanne Darmory has over 20 years of international, award-winning experience creating groundbreaking integrated solutions for highly recognizable clients at world-class agencies. Currently Executive Creative Director/Director of Agency Services at Zeta Impact (formerly Acxiom Impact). She has spent most of her career at advertising agencies in New York (Arnold, Deutsch, Grey, JWT, Moxie, mcgarrybowen, Ogilvy, R/GA) and three years working in London (Bates UK, Euro RSCG, Imagination, Ogilvy & Mather). In addition to winning Addys, Andys, Effies, Echos and other awards, Her work has been featured in: AdAge, Adweek, Brandweek, CBS, CNN, Communication Arts, engadget, Fast Company, Forbes, Good Morning America, Mashable, MTV, NBC, New York Times, Today Show, VH1 and Washington Post.

Amanda Gorence
Amanda Gorence is an Associate Photo Editor at Refinery29 where she produces and concepts original photography for the site that receives over 25 million unique visitors a month. Prior to that she was at Fitness Magazine and formerly the Managing Editor of the photography site Feature Shoot, focusing on documentary, portrait and personal photo projects. She actively participates in the photo community and independent curatorial projects, mounting exhibits at Brooklyn's photo festival, Photoville, for the last four years as well as producing Photoville 2015's opening night slideshow curated by legendary music photographer Janette Beckman and most recently curating Refinery29's exhibit 'Represent' at Photoville 2016.

Michele Hadlow

Leonor Mamanna
Leonor is the senior photo editor at Bloomberg Pursuits. She has also worked at New York Magazine, The New York Times Magazine, Conde Nast Traveler, GQ, Men's Vogue, Money Magazine, and More. Leonor commissioned and produced images for the @alittlelifebook instagram project, and manages social media for the author, Hanya Yanagihara.

Chelsea Matiash
Chelsea Matiash is the Senior Photo Editor at The Intercept, a digital investigative journalism magazine, where she oversees photographic coverage. Previously, she was the Deputy Multimedia Editor at TIME magazine, a Photo Editor at The Wall Street Journal and a Photo Editor at The Associated Press. She currently holds a seat on the executive board of directors at the National Press Photographers Association. Reviewer Preferences: Please no commercial work, no fashion, no advertising, no entertainment. Editorial, news work only.

Laura McClintock
Laura Grace McClintock is a photo editor and editorial representative for Redux Pictures. She currently manages over 60 photographers, edits both inside and outside of Redux and maintains a fine art practice of her own. Reviewer Preference: Editorial work, portraiture, fashion and fine art. No motion samples

Frank Meo
Founder of thephotocloser.com, Frank advises and consulates with photographers from around the globe. His services include estimating and negotiating of behalf of photographers to ad agencies. Part of the PhotoCloser offering is brainstorming that motivates and inspires photographer of all levels. For 25 years, Frank has represented photographers that include Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalists in securing highly valued commercial assignments. He has worked on hundreds of company photo libraries and campaigns for clients such as American Express, Acura Motor Sports, US Coast Guard Xerox, ESPN, Citi, Nike and others. His photographers have worked for every major newspaper, magazine and TV station around the globe.

Bill Motzing
Bill Motzing is a Senior Art Director at the Havas Life New York advertising agency. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.

Molly Roberts

Rebecca Robertson
Rebecca Robertson is Photo Editor of Photo District News and PDNOnline, where she writes the Photo of the Day blog. Previous experience includes working as the Photo Editor of ARTnews magazine, where she was also a contributing writer. She was a founding editor of the website New York Photography Diary.

Maya Robinson
Maya Robinson is the Digital Art Director, Photography & Visuals , for New York Magazine. Reviewer Preference: Interested in studio and environmental portraiture and photojournalism.

Amy Silverman
Amy Silverman is the Photo Editor of Wired Magazine

Brad Smith
Brad Smith is Vice President, Photography, for the WWE. Before this appointment, Brad was Director of Photography at Sports Illustrated Magazine. He was the Photo Editor and Assistant Director of Photography for the White House during the Clinton Administration. In addition, Smith was the Sports Photo Editor for the NY Times for 12 years. Reviewer Preference: Sports Action, Portraits and Feature work: Always looking for sports related story ideas and photo essays

Bernadette Tuazon
Bernadette Tuazon is the Head of Photography at CNN Digital. She is responsible for overseeing the CNN Photos blog, editorial assignments and is part of the creative team exploring new ways of storytelling through still imagery. She comes to CNN from the Associated Press, where she worked for 24 years.

Perrie Wardell
Perrie Wardell is a photo editor and manages the archive and syndication at Redux Pictures, a New York based photo agency. Reviewer's Preference: Photojournalism, Documentary, Editorial.

Tracey Woods
Tracey Woods is the Photo Editor at Essence Magazine in New York. She has an MFA in photography from Pratt Institute.