Sandy Schaeffer has over 15 years of experience working as an award-winning photojournalist and commercial photographer and has been represented by MAI Photo News Agency since 1993.

Her experience includes; covering assignments in the greater Washington, D.C. area including Capitol Hill, The White House, Pentagon and the Military for worldwide publications. Sandy works with numerous associations and corporate clients providing photographic coverage of their conventions, public relations events, press conferences and legislative meetings. Highlights of her career include; three US Presidential Inaugurations, for Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, and three Republican and Democratic National Conventions.

She began her career as a photojournalist for the Manassas Journal Messenger and Fauquier Times. Her background includes both digital and film photography, related digital and computer post-production and transmission as required by clients. Sandy studied photography at the Art Institute of Photography in Ft. Lauderdale.