ESPN hires veteran photographer for its color photography contract
ESPN has hired veteran photojournalist Ben Stiller as its color photographer for the coming season.
Stiller, who has worked for ESPN, NBC, CBS and CNN, is known for his portraits of celebrities, athletes and politicians, including former Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton.
He has covered events ranging from the 2009 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing to the 2014 Super Bowl and the 2016 presidential election.
He is also known for taking iconic images of NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who is currently on the FBI’s Most Wanted List.
In a statement, Stiller said he is honored to be joining ESPN and looks forward to helping them create a fun, memorable and exciting experience for viewers.
He will also continue to report to a group of color photographers who will bring a fresh perspective to the color-based images ESPN creates.