Andrew Burton is a staff photojournalist with Getty Images based in New York. His work has been published in TIME, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Newsweek, USA Today, CNN, MSNBC, Dateline and The Oregonian, amongst others. He has a degree in journalism with a focus in photography from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.
Prior to becoming a photographer at Getty Burton worked as a freelance photographer for various clients around the globe. He interned at Getty Images, The Oregonian, Bloomberg News and The (Syracuse) Post-Standard. He was an assistant to Vincent Laforet during the 2008 Beijing Olympics and completed a fellowship with the Carnegie and Knight Foundation. His work has been honored with awards from Photographer of the Year International (POYi), China International Press Photo Contest (CHIPP), the Hearst Foundation, Society of Professional Journalists, College Photographer of the Year and the Oregon Newspaper Publisher’s Association. His photos are part of the permanent collection of The Museum of the City of New York. He was a student at Eddie Adams XXII and has also been selected for private workshops at VII Photo Agency, and the 7th UNESCO Youth Conference. He has received private first aid training for combat and wilderness wounds through Reporters Instructed in Saving Colleagues (RISC), Global Journalist Security and Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism. Beyond his education and work experience, he has lived in New York City, Sydney, London and Portland, OR. He minored in international politics and economics.