Coordinator of Multimedia Journalism
Richard Falco is the President of Vision Project, an organization dedicated to the development of documentary photography, investigative journalism, film and education. For the past thirty years he has worked as a photographer, filmmaker, and journalist. As a photographer has had assignments on four continents in over thirty-five countries and has worked for many major magazines, including: Time, Newsweek, Geo, Life Magazine, New York Times, US News & World Report, to name a few.
In addition to teaching photography, photojournalism, journalism and multimedia at Sacred Heart in both the undergrad & graduate programs, Prof. Falco has taught at the New School for Social Research, SUNY, and the School of Visual Arts, and directs all of Vision Project’s educational programming.
Mr. Falco has published 4 books: Medics: A Documentation of Paramedic in the Harlem Community, To Bear Witness/September 11, Hunger and Rice in Asia, and Witchcraft: Ancient Traditions Alive in Salem. He is the director of the films, Crossroads: Rural Health Care In America and Holding Back The Surge and the Executive Producer of the films, Dorothea’s Tears: The State of Mental Health Care in America and Josie: A Story about Williams Syndrome. An award winner at the Society of Publication Designers, his work has been exhibited in New York and abroad. Exhibitions include: Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC; Here is New York: International Center of Photography, NY; Nikon Galleries, Tokyo; New York Historical Society, NY, and others.
Another aspect of his work focuses on corporate/industrial photography and executive portraiture. He has worked for many international and national corporations such as: American Express, Bayer, Capital One, Chase Manhattan Bank, Citibank, Exxon, Ford, General Electric, Hewlett Packard, IBM, Intel, Lockheed Martin, Microsoft, Pfizer, Prudential Securities, Siemens Corporation, SONY, the World Health Organization, and Yale University .