Scott Strazzante

Scott Strazzante (born March 11, 1964) is an American photojournalist at the San Francisco Chronicle. As a member of the Chicago Tribune staff, he co-won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting for a series about faulty government regulation of dangerously defective toys, cribs and car seats. [1]

EducationEdit

He grew up in Chicago and graduated from Ripon College, where he majored in business management and art (1982–86).

CareerEdit

He has been published in National Geographic Magazine, Mother Jones Magazine,[2] Sports Illustrated, and other publications. Strazzante's Common Ground project has been published in National Geographic and made into a video by MediaStorm.[3]

He is a former Illinois Press Photographer Association President (2001–2010)[4] and National Press Photographers Association Region 5 Director and Associate Director (1999–2005).

Strazzante is a prolific street photographer using his iPhone with Hipstamatic app.[5]

AwardsEdit

He is an eleven-time Illinois Photographer of the Year.[6] He was awarded National Newspaper Photographer of the Year in 2000[7] and National Newspaper Photographer of the Year runner-up in 2007.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Pulitzer Prizes | Citation". Pulitzer.org. Retrieved 2012-10-17.
  2. ^ "Promised Land". Mother Jones. Retrieved 2012-10-17.
  3. ^ "Common Ground". MediaStorm.
  4. ^ "Illinois Press Photographers Association". Ippaonline.com. Retrieved 2012-10-17.
  5. ^ "Hipstamatic gives news shooter fresh eye for Chicago streets - Cult of Mac". 8 May 2014.
  6. ^ [1] archived
  7. ^ "58th Pictures of the Year". Poyi.org. Retrieved 2012-10-17.
  8. ^ "Newspaper Photographer of the Year". Poyi.org. Retrieved 2012-10-17.

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