Austin “AJ” Bachand, joined Global Press in 2017. AJ, a California native, graduated from the Scripp’s College of Communication at Ohio University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Visual Communication, Photojournalism.
He has done still photography as well as video production for publications in Ohio, Virginia and Pennsylvania before joining the Daily News-Record in February of 2015. He also completed an internship as a photojournalist for the Tribune-Review in Greensburg, Pa. While working in Harrisonburg, he founded the multimedia company, Ares Multimedia, LLC, to bring specialty multimedia to the Shenandoah Valley.
Outside of work, Austin enjoys watching and making movies and hanging out with his sugar glider, Jiro.