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Ryan Jones

Visual Coordinator - Office of Communications

Office: 3112 Weimer Phone: 352-294-7139 Email: Twitter: @kidandcamera


Ryan is an alumnus of the J-School and is currently serving as its visual coordinator. From sports to travel photography, his images have been used by ESPN and the Washington Post, as well as having been circulated by Reuters and Getty to appear in publications like Sports Illustrated, the Orlando Sentinel, Miami Herald, Washington Post, ABC News, USA Today and more.

Ryan is also pursuing his master’s degree in Interdisciplinary Ecology at UF’s School of Natural Resources and Environment, where he is studying how visual storytelling and ecological aesthetics play a role in (wildlife) conservation science and calls to action. Ryan is most passionate about the pangolin trafficking crisis, and his favorite animal is the capybara.


MS, Interdisciplinary Ecology, University of Florida, 2018
BS, Journalism, University of Florida, 2014