Robert BrowmanFormer Staff and Producer
Robert Browman is an Emmy Award-winning, freelance multimedia journalist and writer based in Miami, Florida. He is currently Lead Writer on a documentary about mountaintop removal coal mining in West Virginia, and he continues to work on stories for online and print publication.
Browman has served as Senior Producer at the New York-based multimedia production company MediaStorm since 2005, working as the original team member with founder Brian Storm to build all aspects of the highly-acclaimed and award-winning online publication and production company from the ground up.
He spent the two years prior to MediaStorm at the picture agency Corbis in New York City, where he held the roles of Senior Editor for News, News Assignment Representative and Multimedia Producer. During his time at Corbis he, among other things, worked to build a viable business model for the multimedia industry and secured some of the first multimedia project assignments in the business for world-class multimedia journalists. He also coached photographers who were embracing audio and video tools in an effort to incorporate multimedia elements into their stories.
Before moving to New York, Browman spent three-and-a-half years in Seattle working at MSNBC.com as a Multimedia Producer, first working on the fast-paced, 24-hour daily news desk, and then working with the special projects team on long-form multimedia projects. He was also responsible for coding and maintaining workflow tools for MSNBC’s Media Team.
Browman began his career at the Albuquerque Journal, where he worked for nearly three years, first as a photographer, and then an Online Producer.
During the course of his career as a multimedia journalist, he has won an Emmy Award, and has been nominated for another, and his work has been awarded three times by the Webby Awards, which the New York Times hails as the "Oscars of the Internet".
His work has been awarded five times by the prestigious International Academy of Visual Arts W3 Awards, and has received eight awards from the Pictures of the Year International competition, eight awards from the NPPA's Best of Photojournalism competition, and two from the Horizon Interactive Awards.
His work has appeared in PBS, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, Slate Magazine, MSNBC, ABC News, Minnesota Public Radio, The Council on Foreign Relations, The Open Society Institute, The Washington Post, The Globe and Mail, Major League Baseball, USA Today, The Irish Times, The Miami Herald, The Houston Chronicle, among other publications.
Browman has worked in an educational capacity as an Executive Producer for the multimedia team at the Eddie Adams Workshop and as a speaker at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.
Browman received a degree in journalism in 1996 from the University of Florida.