Photo by Joe Timmerman

Nate Swanson is an award-winning visual journalist and 2022 alumnus from the School of Visual Communication at Ohio University.


His work as a multimedia journalist, photo editor and reporter is largely seen with The Post, Athens, as well as the multiplatform German broadcaster Deutsche Welle. He currently scouts stories and imagery in his hometown west of Chicago.


Initial fascination with street photography from a young age drove him to take two steps forward and respectfully engage with communities spanning from Chicagoland, Southeast Ohio, and Washington, D.C. 

Nate Swanson is open to work in Chicago, its collar counties, the Midwest, and beyond.

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