John is a photojournalist based in New York City. He worked for The Associated Press and SIPA, a photo agency with offices in New York and Paris. He is currently the director of photojournalism at CUNY's Graduate School of Journalism. He is also a consultant for Small World News, an organization that develops and provides training on mobile devices for citizen journalists working the Middle East and Africa. John has worked as a journalism trainer in several former Soviet Republics, the Middle East, Cambodia and Afghanistan. In 2005 hewas awarded a Knight International Press Fellowship.