Annie Wells

Annie Wells (born March 24, 1954) is an American photographer,[1] winner of a Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography.[2]

Life

She graduated from University of California, Santa Cruz with a B.A. in 1981,[3] and studied photojournalism at San Francisco State University[4] where she was part of a group that won the RFK public service award.

She worked as a photographer for the Santa Rosa Press Democrat,[5] San Francisco bureau Associated Press, the Greeley Tribune in Greeley, Colorado, and the Herald Journal in Logan, Utah.[6]

She joined the Los Angeles Times in 1997.[7] In October 2008, she was laid off from the Los Angeles Times.[8]

She is a survivor of breast cancer.[9]

Award

References

  1. "CLARA". clara.nmwa.org.
  2. "Annie Wells of The Press Democrat, Santa Rosa, CA". The Pulitzer Prizes. Retrieved 31 March 2016.
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-05-27. Retrieved 2010-01-04.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-09-02. Retrieved 2010-04-30.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-01-05. Retrieved 2010-01-04.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. "1997 Pulitzer Prizes". www.pulitzer.org.
  7. "List of L.A. Times departures *". LA Observed.
  8. "Included In The LAT Lay-Offs List: Annie Wells". Fishbowl LA. Oct 28, 2008.
  9. Kenneth Kobré; Betsy Brill (2004). "Face to Face with Breast Cancer". Photojournalism: the professionals' approach. Gulf Professional Publishing. ISBN 978-0-240-80610-5.
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