Sean Elliot has been Director of Photography at The Day since 2016, and has been at the paper since 1993. He started photographing sports as for his high school yearbook in 1984. Today he can be seen on the sidelines of games from the little league fields of southeastern Connecticut, to the high schools and colleges of the region, and the University of Connecticut and Mohegan Sun Arena. His work has been recognized by the National Press Photographers Association, New England Associated Press News Executives Association, Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists, the New England Press Association (NEPA), and the New England Newspaper and Press Association (NENPA. In 1994 he was the NEPA Rookie of the Year and in 2000 the NEPA Photographer of the Year. In 2007 he was given the Community Photojournalism award by the New England Society of Newspaper Editors. He has served on the board of the National Press Photographers Association, including two terms as that association’s President and chairs the NPPA Ethics Committee.