Ronny Salerno is a photographer and writer operating out of Cincinnati.

In 2007, he founded—an ongoing documentation of the stories in his hometown and the greater Midwestern United States. He currently authors series on history, abandonment, urban exploration, photography, people, and events.

He self published "The Future is One of Mighty Ducks T-Shirts and Discmen," a five year photographic retrospective, in 2013. He followed his first book with the nationally published "Fading Ads of Cincinnati" in 2015. Distributed by the History Press, it's currently available through Amazon and at Barnes & Noble locations. 

He is a graduate of Northern Kentucky University where he was a recipient of the Schiff Family Photography Scholarship. His work has been featured in outlets such as the Cincinnati Enquirer, ABC News with Diane Sawyer, NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, and The Daily Mail. Much of his commercial work has helped visualize the brand messages of companies such as Kroger, Proctor & Gamble, and Louisville Slugger. 

Presently, you'll find him at Cincinnati Public Radio, crafting marketing messaging with an emphasis on visual and social storytelling. 

Salerno maintains regular updates of Queen City Discovery and is available for editorial, event, fine art, commercial, and speaking services. 


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