S.I. Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse Univeristy
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About Perry Aston
Perry Aston is a freelance photographer and content creator located in the Baltimore - Washington Area. Perry has traveled all over the world working as a photographer, editor, producer, and director for the U.S. Air Force. From humanitarian missions in Guyana and Haiti Public affairs missions for Operations Iraqi Freedom and New Dawn. An aerial combat photojournalist for Enduring Freedom, Resolute Support, and Inherent Resolve, to recently a content producer for AIRMAN Magazine. Perry focuses on biracial identity issues, Military PTSD, and First Responders, particularly problems that plague the volunteer fire service, like cancer, PTSD, shrinking participation.
Perry is a graduate of Syracuse University S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications' Military Photojournalism program, the Eddie Adams Workshop, and the Kalish Workshop
Perry's work has been featured in Business Insider, People Magazine, NBC News, CNN, WUSA-9, The Weather Channel, Washington Post, Ottawa Citizen, CBC News, The Guardian, Southside Stand, Airman Magazine, and Aviation Magazine.
Military Visual Awards
2019 Photo Story - 2nd Place
Associated Collegiate Press
2017 Magazine Pacemaker Award - Editor
Military Photographer of the Year
2014 Combat Documentation - 2nd Place
2012 News Photography - 1st Place