Topic: “Pulitzer Prize”

Posted in Behind the News

Honoring the courage of women photojournalists

, by Erin Madigan White

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) named freelance photographer Heidi Levine as the inaugural winner of the Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award. The award was created to honor the courage and dedication of Pulitzer Prize-winning AP photographer Anja Niedringhaus, who was killed in Afghanistan in April 2014.

Posted in Announcements

AP photographers accept Pulitzer Prize for Syria coverage

, by Erin Madigan White

Five Associated Press journalists accepted the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news photography at an awards ceremony at New York’s Columbia University on May 30. It is the 51st Pulitzer for AP and the 31st for photography.

Posted in Behind the News

AP Pulitzer winners reflect on challenges, risks of covering Syria

, by Erin Madigan White

The Associated Press journalists who won the Pulitzer Prizefor breaking news photography come from vastly different backgrounds, but are united in their mission to document the civil war in Syria openly, fairly and accurately.

Posted in Announcements

Former AP White House photographer honored for ‘Lifetime Achievement’

, by Erin Madigan White

Former Associated Press Senior White House photographer Ron Edmonds is being honored by the White House News Photographers Association with its Lifetime Achievement Award. It will be presented at the 2013 “Eyes of History” annual awards gala on Saturday, May 11, at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Washington.

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Pulitzer win recognizes AP’s commitment to telling story of Syria

, by Erin Madigan White

Five Associated Press photographers from around the globe were awarded the Pulitzer Prize this week for their powerful and heartrending coverage of the Syrian civil war, and AP was a finalist for its multiformat coverage there.