RICH-JOSEPH FACUN

SOUTHEAST OHIO

740.677.9272

www.facun.com

facun@facun.com

EDUCATION

Ohio University. Athens Ohio. B.S. Visual Communication 2001

ACCOLADES

AACOM Excellence in Communication Awards

1st Place in Recruitment: Transformative Care Continuum Recruitment Campaign

1st Place in Social Media: Osteopathic Medicine Recognition Month in Ohio

UCDA Design Competition 2017: University & College Designers Association

PHOTOGRAPHY: Excellence: Ohio University: Ohio Photo Renga AACOM Excellence in Communication Awards

AACOM Excellence in Communication Awards

1st Place: Targeted Communications and Marketing: 2016 Student Recruitment Campaign for Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

Honorable Mention in Publications: Annual Report 2015-2016 for Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

NPPA: The Best of Photojournalism 2015

Honorable Mention - Portrait Series

Landmark Communications - Slover Awards 2014

1st Place - Photographer of the Year

Virginia News Photographer Association 2014 POY

1st Place - Pictorial

2nd Place - Feature Picture Story 

Honorable Mention - Portrait 

Honorable Mention - Feature Picture Story

Virginia Press Association 2014

3rd Place - General News 

3rd Place - Online Slideshow 

Landmark Communications - Slover Awards 2013

1st Place - Photographer of the Year

Virginia News Photographer Association 2013 POY

1st Place - Sports Picture Story  

2nd Place - General News

2nd Place - Mobile 

Virginia Press Association 2013

1st Place - Personality or Portrait 

2nd Place - Personality or Portrait 

3rd Place - General News 

The Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar 2010

1st Place - Pictorial 

2nd Place - Pictorial

NPPA: The Best of Photojournalism 2010

Honorable Mention - Environmental Picture Story

Society for News Design Annual Creative Competition 2009

Award of Excellence - Photography/Multiple Photos

Portfolio: Team or Staff Award of Excellence 

Photography/Single Photos - Sports

65th Annual Pictures of the Year International Competition

1st Place - General News Reporting

The Best of Photojournalism 2008

2nd Place - General News

The Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar 2008

2nd Place - Pictorial 

3rd Place - General News Category 

Honorable Mention - Sports Picture Story

Virginia News Photographer Association 2007 POY

1st Place - General News 

1st Place - Feature Picture Story 

1st Place - Sports Feature Story 

2nd Place - Portfolio 

3rd Place - Lifestyle

NPPA: The Best of Photojournalism 2007

Honorable Mention - Domestic News

Virginia News Photographer Association 2006 POY

1st Place - Portfolio 

3rd Place - Sports Feature 

3rd Place - News Picture Story 

3rd Place - Sports Picture Story

Landmark Communications - Slover Awards 2006

2nd Place - Photographer of the Year

51st Annual Unity Awards in Media 2004

1st Place Series - Public Affairs/Social Issues

NPPA: The Best of Photojournalism 2004

Award of Excellence - Newspaper Picture Editing, Special Section

Illinois Press Photographer Association 2004

3rd Place - Feature Single 

Honorable Mention - News

Arizona Press Club 2003 Awards for the Best Journalism

2nd Place - Breaking News

60th Annual Pictures of the Year International Competition

3rd Place - Issue Reporting Picture Story

41st Annual National Hearst Journalism Awards

Photo Story Award Recipient

Truth With a Camera - Photographic Workshop

Award Recipient

CLIENTS

EDITORIAL AND PUBLICATIONS: 

The New York Times 

The Wall Street Journal

The Washington Post

The Associated Press

NPR

Reuters

Adweek

Distinction Magazine

Concrete Wave

Education Week

The Chronicle of Higher Education

The FADER

Frank 151

The National (UAE)

Telerama (France)

Sueddeutsche Zeitung (Germany)

M Magazine (UAE)

6Mois (France)

The Globe and Mail (Canada)

The Virginian-Pilot

The Arizona Daily Star

COMMERCIAL + CORPORATE: 

Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

Gulf Air (Bahrain)

Etihad Airways (UAE)

Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (UAE)

Wataniya Telecom (Kuwait)

Baskin Robbins

LifeNet Health

Primavera Foundation

Derby News Network

O’Connor Brewing Company

Shipyard Skates

Meeksterbrau

Wave Riding Vehicles

EXPERIENCE

Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine: Photographic Resources Supervisor: 2015 - present

Freelance Editorial Photographer 2011 - present

Magnet Photo Production: Contributing Photographer: Dubai: 2009 - present

arabianEye: Contributing Photographer: Dubai. UAE: 2009 - present

The Virginian-Pilot: Staff Photographer: Norfolk. VA. 2013-2015

The National: Staff Photographer: Abu Dhabi. UAE: 2008-2011

The Virginian-Pilot: Staff Photographer: Norfolk. VA. 2006-2008

Arizona Daily Star: Staff Photographer: Tucson. AZ. 2003-2007

The Northwest Herald: Photo Editor: Northwest Chicago Suburbs: 2003-2004

Arizona Daily Star: Intern: Tucson. AZ. 2002

The Independent: Staff Photographer: Gallup. NM. 2001

The Sun News: Intern: Myrtle Beach. SC 2000

Copley Newspapers: Intern: Plainfield. IL. 1999

Lima News: Intern: Lima. OH. 1999

MONOGRAPHS (self-published): 

Existential Idiosyncrasies. 1998

As We Are. 1998

Social Landscapes. 2000

Subcultures: Verbatim. 2001

Merchants of Main Street. 2003

Rollin’ Revival. 2008

Coming to America: 2012

Not A Place: 2014

GUEST LECTURE: 

School of Visual Communication: Ohio University : Athens OH

Department of Journalism: Ball State University : Muncie Indiana

Emirates Photography Society: Sharjah UAE

Visual Arts Center: Tidewater Community College: Portsmouth VA

The Governor's School For The Arts: Norfolk VA