Yoon is an award-winning photographer who has dedicated his career to telling the stories of people from all walks of life. He was part of The Boston Globe team awarded the Pulitzer Prize in breaking news for coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings. His work has also been recognized by POYi, BPPA, Edward R. Murrow, National Headliners, among others. During the two years that he was director of visuals at the Portland Press Herald, Yoon’s staff won numerous awards, including being recognized repeatedly by the Maine Press Association and winning three regional Emmy Awards. He also taught as a visiting lecturer of documentary photography and film at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies at MECA.
He has lived in five countries and more than a dozen cities, but he tells people he's from New York. When he has free time, he enjoys playing, watching and talking about basketball. He is also a coach for Boot Camp for New Dads through Maine Boys to Men.
Yoon lives with his wife and sons in a 1920s bungalow near Portland, Maine. Photo above by Yoon's wife, Chelsea Conaboy.