Discover Newport, the official destination marketing organization for Newport and Bristol Counties, Rhode Island, has hired Corey Favino to serve as the organization’s Video & Photo Editor.

Favino graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 2018 with a B.A. in Communication Studies. Prior to joining Discover Newport, Favino was a digital content creator and adventure/lifestyle photographer working with brands including Sperry, Guayaki Yerba Mate, Lokai, Pura Vida Bracelets and more.

“Corey’s raw talent combined with his sense of adventure, attention to detail and ability to see the breadth of beauty of our destination in new and inspiring ways makes him an extraordinary asset to the organization,” said Kathryn Farrington, VP of Marketing at Discover Newport. 

Commanding a newly created position within the marketing department, Favino will be responsible for capturing and editing content while producing videos and still images to promote the destination across Discover Newport’s diverse digital and print channels, various marketing initiatives and materials.