Additions to the Business News team
In a memo to staff on Tuesday, Global Business Editor Noreen Gillespie announced three new roles on the Business News team:
Honoring the legacy of fallen AP photographer
The 2022 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award, named for the Pulitzer Prize-winning AP photographer who was killed reporting in Afghanistan in 2014, has been awarded to Paula Bronstein, a freelance photojournalist currently working in Kyiv.
Global attention for Kabul photo
As the Taliban advanced across Afghanistan over the weekend, an AP photo of a U.S. Chinook helicopter flying over the U.S. Embassy in Kabul on Sunday was featured on numerous front pages around the world.
A kiss for the ages
Nearly a year after taking the Pulitzer-winning picture, AP photographer Emilio Morenatti reconnected with the elderly couple whom he photographed kissing through a plastic sheet during the global pandemic, recounting what he felt at the time.
AP’s 2021 Pulitzer Prize-winning photos
AP today swept the Pulitzer Prize photography awards, winning both the breaking news and feature photography prizes for images of explosive protests over racial injustice and the pandemic’s toll on the elderly in Spain.