Washington, D.C., USA
Shawn Thew has been a staff photographer with epa since 2003 and serves as Chief White House Photographer in Washington, D.C.
He has travelled to over 45 countries covering the international trips of the President of the United States and has also followed presidential campaigns and political conventions. Not being a one trick political pony Shawn has been embedded with US troops in Iraq, covered the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans and arrived in Haiti two days after the devastating earthquake in 2010.
Shawn loves the outdoors and Harley Davidson motorcycles.