Will Parson is a native of Bakersfield, California, and studied ecology and evolution at the University of California, San Diego. He was also the photo editor of the campus newspaper, and after graduation he became a freelance visual journalist for publications such as Voice of San Diego, a nonprofit online investigative news organization. Trading Southern California for Ohio, he pursued a master's degree in photography at Ohio University's School of Visual Communication. As a graduate student he produced stories about water in Ohio, Tijuana and Nova Scotia.
Will's next move was to New England, where he worked as a photojournalist for newspapers in Connecticut and New Hampshire and continued to tackle environmental stories. He hiked frequently in the Granite State, and always enjoys being outside and surrounded by living creatures.
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