Close Up: Photographer Matt Rourke

Close Up: Photographer Matt Rourke

Matt Rourke joined The Associated Press as a photojournalist in 2006.  Based in Philadelphia, Rourke's work encompasses general news, politics and sports. Coverage of note includes the Penn State University child abuse scandal, political seasons of 2008 and 2012 as well as the London Olympics. Prior to the AP he freelanced in Dallas and worked for the Austin American-Statesman, both in Texas.  Rourke earned his bachelors degree in government and politics from George Mason University in Virginia.


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