Sung Park – Trainer – Together Liberia

Sung Park is an Instructor of Photojournalism and Multimedia at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication. He taught previously as an assistant professor and adjunct at The Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and at The University of Texas at Austin. He previously worked as a photojournalist and picture editor at the Austin American-Statesman for 14 years. Park is an award winning photojournalist who has been published nationally and internationally. He has a B.S. in Photoillustration and an M.F. A. in Transmedia from Syracuse University.

Fufu and I

Ever since I made plans to come to Liberia, I was intrigued by the prospect of eating the various foods of West Africa. In preparation for the trip, I downloaded Anthony Bourdain's "No Reservations" show on Liberia and Ghana to get a feel for the place and the food. I found the local staple to be Fufu. Funny name, interesting taste and texture. I would have to wait about a week after arriving in Monrovia to have a taste of the regional delicacy. Why the wait? Well, the place where we are staying … [Read more...]


“To just have that initial interaction, to get a feel for the life and the warmth and kindness that I saw. You know initially there was this apprehension to let us photograph them, but once we spent a nbso online casino reviews little bit of time with them, there was this really incredible spirit that they had…” – Sung Park, University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication … [Read more...]