Award-winning Canadian photographer and picture editor
Hershorn’s 41-year career began in 1979 at United Press International in Toronto. In 1985, he kicked off his 29-year stretch at Reuters in Canada as Chief Photographer. He worked as Chief Photographer in Toronto, and Senior Photographer in Washington, as well as Picture Editor-Americas and Global Sports Pictures Editor. Hershorn has photographed and edited news and sporting events around the world including 17 Olympic Games, 3 World Cups and various championships in athletics, hockey, basketball, football, baseball, golf and tennis. The veteran photographer also led Reuters’ coverage of major news stories like the September 11th attacks in New York and Washington, Hurricane Katrina and the Haiti Earthquake.
Following his stint at Reuters, he worked as a photo editor at the app Flipboard and was a photo editor at www.foxnews.com. Currently, he is employed as a freelance photographer and editor in New York, as well as a contributing photographer to Getty Images and is working on a long-term personal project documenting the ever-changing skyline of New York City. He had a book of his work published entitled New York Celestial in 2018.