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In recognition of the Pulitzer Centennial

a presentation of Pulitzer images throughout the decades with:

ROBERT H. JACKSON Oswald Shot, Live to the World 1964

Oswald Shot, Live to the World

JOHN FILO Kent State Death 1971

Kent State Death

JOHN WHITE One Man's Chicago 1982

One Man's Chicago

MARTHA RIAL Trek of Tears 1988

Trek of Tears

CAROLYN COLE Monrovia Under Seige 2004

Monrovia Under Seige

DANIEL BERHULAK Ebola: A Plague's Horror 2015

Ebola: A Plague's Horror

JESSICA RINALDI The Life and Times of Strider Wolf 2016

The Life and Times of Strider Wolf



with Pulitzer recipients and Eddie Adams Workshop alumni:












Moderated by

Santiago Lyon, Vice President for Photography, Associated Press
Hal Buell, former Associated Press Photo Director

SpeakerS BIOS

Robert H. "Bob" Jackson attended Southern Methodist University to study Business but he cut his studies short and joined the Army National Guard, where he trained to become a photographer. He left the Army in 1959 and joined the Dallas Times Herald staff a year later. In 1964, Jackson was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Photography for his photograph of the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald by Jack Ruby. Jackson left the Dallas Times Herald in 1968 and worked at the Denver Post but a year later returned to the Times Herald.  In 1980, Jackson became a staff photographer for the Colorado Springs Gazette-Telegraph where he would retire from in 1999. Since retiring, Jackson has contributed photos to books on the Beatles' visits to the US, and several volumes on sports car racing history in the 60s. He has participated in various programs at the Sixth Floor Museum pertaining to the JFK assassination.

John Filo took the Pulitzer Prize-winning photo of a 14-year-old girl runaway, Mary Ann Vecchio, screaming while kneeling over the dead body of 20-year-old Jeffrey Miller, one of the victims of the Kent State shootings. At the time, Filo was a photojournalism student at Kent State University and interning for the Valley Daily News. After winning the Pulitzer, Filo continued his career in photojournalism working for the Associated Press, Camden Courier-Post, Newsweek and CBS. Today, Filo is the Vice-President of CBS Photography Operations where he works in the entertainment, sports and news division of CBS.  Filo was an assistant and friend of Eddie Adams and served as a board and faculty member for the first ten years of the Eddie Adams Workshop.

John H. White’s first assignment came from his father when their local church burned down in Kannapolis, N.C. White is a graduate of Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, North Carolina and served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a photographer. He was a staff photographer at the Chicago Sun Times from 1978 to 2013 and has received more than 300 awards from international, national and local organizations throughout his career, including the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography in 1982. He won three National Headliner Awards, was the first photographer inducted into the Chicago Journalism Hall of Fame, was awarded the Chicago Photographer Association’s Photographer of the Year award five times, and receive the Chicago Medal of merit in 1999. White has taught photojournalism at Columbia College Chicago for more than 30 years and is honored as Artist in Residence. He lectures annually at the Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University. For more than 15 years, White has participated in the Eddie Adams Workshop.

Martha Rial’s photographs have received international acclaim, including a Pulitzer Prize for work documenting the lives of Burundian and Rwandan survivors of the 1994 genocide. She previously worked as a staff photographer for the St. Petersburg Times and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Her work has earned the Scripps Howard Foundation Award for Photojournalism, a National Headliner Award and the Distinguished Visual Award from the Pennsylvania Associated Press Managing Editors.  Recently, she participated in the Marcellus Shale Documentary Project and the Downtown Now Photography Project, a special initiative of The Heinz Endowments. Rial is a graduate of Ohio University’s School of Visual Communications. She attend the Eddie Adams Workshop in 1990.

Carolyn Cole is a staff photographer for the Los Angeles Times, currently based in New York, covering national and international news. Her coverage of the civil crisis in Liberia won the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography. Cole is a two-time winner of the Robert Capa Gold Medal from the Overseas Press Club of America for her work in Iraq and Liberia in 2003 and her photographs of the Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem in 2002. She has earned four World Press awards and has also been named U.S. newspaper photographer of the year three times. Cole grew up in California and Virginia, before attending the University of Texas, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism. She went on to earn a master of art’s degree from Ohio University. Last year, she covered Cuba, Europe’s refugee crisis, and the Paris terrorist attacks, for which she won Scripps Howard Photojournalist 2015.

Daniel Berehulak, is a freelance photojournalist based in Barcelona. A native of Sydney, Australia, and a regular contributor to The New York Times, he has visited more than 60 countries covering history-shaping events including the Iraq and Afghan wars, the trial of Saddam Hussein, child labor in India, Afghanistan elections and the return of Benazir Bhutto to Pakistan. His coverage of the 2010 Pakistan floods was recognized with a Pulitzer Prize nomination, one of several honors his photography has earned including five World Press Photo awards and the John Faber award from the Overseas Press Club. He is the 2014 and 2015 Photojournalist of the Year – Freelance, awarded by Pictures Of the Year International (POYi). Berehulak’s most recent work covering the Ebola outbreak in West Africa for the New York Times was recognized with the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Feature photography; The George Polk award for Health Reporting, the Scripps Howard for Photojournalism, Photo of the Year at the Istanbul Photo Awards and the 2015 Grand Prix Winner of the Fujaïrah International Photojournalism Competition.

Jessica Rinaldi is a staff photographer for The Boston Globe. She graduated from Boston University in 2001 with a B.S. in Journalism. Prior to joining The Boston Globe she spent ten years as a contract photographer for Reuters based in Boston, Dallas and New York City. Her work has been recognized locally and nationally. She was named 2014 Boston Press Photographer of the Year and in 2013 won a first place in the Pictures of the Year International competition.

Deanne Fitzmaurice is a Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist and filmmaker based in San Francisco, California. Known for her behind-the-scenes work, she is a regular contributor to Sports Illustrated and ESPN magazine, and is an assignment photographer for National Geographic as well as numerous other publications. Her numerous awards include honors from from Pictures of the Year International, NPPA Best of Photojournalism, and the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. She is proud to be a Nikon Ambassador and the co-founder of Think Tank Photo, with her husband, photographer Kurt Rogers. Deanne is represented by National Geographic Creative and Novus Select.

Ruth Fremson attended the graduate program at Ohio University before joining The Washington Times as a staff photographer from 1989 until 1994 when she joined the Associated Press. In 1999, she was part of the AP team that won the Pulitzer Prize for the coverage of the Clinton impeachment. Fremson started working for her hometown newspaper, The New York Times, in 2000 covering various presidential campaigns, the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 and its aftermath in Pakistan and Afghanistan, the Salt Lake City Olympics, the war in Iraq, the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, among others. In 2012, Fremson worked on the groundbreaking “Snowfall” project that earned writer John Branch a Pulitzer Prize. She has also been part of both teams to win the Pulitzer Prizes for The New York Times in 2001. She has earned awards from the White House News Photographers Association, the National Press Photographers Association and the New York Press Photographers Association.

Adrees Latif is a Pakistani-American photojournalist with a career spanning over two-decades of covering sports, entertainment, conflict and natural disasters. He was born in Lahore in 1973 and lived in Saudi Arabia before moving to Texas at the age of seven. Adrees earned a B.A. in journalism from the University of Houston while simultaneously working as a staff photographer at the Houston Post. Latif attend the Eddie Adams Workshop in 1993. In 1995 Adrees joined Reuters and has since been based in Houston, Los Angeles, Bangkok and Islamabad for the news agency. His accolades include the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography for a photograph of a Japanese videographer fatally wounded during a street demonstration in Myanmar. Adrees currently is based in New York as Editor-in- Charge, U.S. Pictures for Thomson Reuters.

Tim Rasmussen is the director of photography at ESPN for Digital and Print Media. Prior, he managed photo departments at several papers, most recently at The Denver Post. Under his leadership from 2006 - 2015, the photography staff was awarded three Pulitzer Prizes, two for Feature Photography and one for Breaking News Reporting. Rasmussen established videojournalism at the Post where the staff was awarded six National Murrow Awards including Overall Excellence and nominated for a National Emmy in Current News Coverage.  In 1988, he was accepted to the first Eddie Adams Workshop, where he received one of ten awards but, more memorably, he got to dance with legendary National Geographic photographer Jodi Cobb.

Damon Winter has been on the staff of The New York Times for the past eight years after working previously at the Los Angeles Times and Dallas Morning News. He is a graduate of Columbia University in New York where he studied environmental science.  Damon has been newspaper photographer of the year in the University of Missouri's POYi and NPPA's Best of Photojournalism competitions. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Feature Photography in 2009 for his coverage of Barack Obama's historic campaign for the presidency and won both an Emmy and Dupont award for his project "A Year at War" which documented a year in the life of a battalion of US Army soldiers deployed in Afghanistan. Damon resides in Manhattan with his girlfriend Béatrice, son Noa and cat Pearl.

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Top photo: 1964 Pulitzer photograph by Robert H. Jackson, Dallas Times-Herald