Bob Rosato is a professional sports photojournalist and a former staff & contributing photographer at Sports Illustrated magazine for the past 19 years. Currently, Bob now serves as the Chief Operating Officer of USA TODAY Sports Images and the lead of photo operations of the USA TODAY Sports Media Group.
Prior to joining the SI staff, he was a major contributor to NFL Creative Services and NFL Properties, MLB Photo Services, and numerous editorial and media clients as well as a highly successful freelance career for nearly 16 years.
For over 29 years, he has photographed virtually every major sporting event in the US and in other countries.
Bob has been a guest speaker for many organizations including the Sports Photography Workshop, Eastman Kodak, Nikon Professional Services, American Society of Media Photographers (local chapters), Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar and a member of the former Microsoft Icons of Imaging Program.
His pictures have been recognized with numerous awards inlcuding National Headliner Awards, Missouri School of Journalism (POY), Pro Football Hall of Fame, National Press Photographers, and Photo District News. He has over 80 SI covers and coutless national magazine covers throughout his career.
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