Larry C. Price

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Larry C. Price (born February 23, 1954) is an American photojournalist who has won two Pulitzer Prizes. In 1981 he won the Pulitzer Prize in Spot News Photography, recognizing images from Liberia published by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.[1] In 1985 he won the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography for images from war-torn Angola and El Salvador published by The Philadelphia Inquirer.[2]

Price received a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1977. He was a member of The Daily Texan staff during his senior year in college.

His journalism career has spanned three decades. After college, he joined the El Paso Times staff. He then worked on the news staff at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. During that time [1979-1983], Price also was a visiting professor at the University of Texas at Austin.

In 1983, he left Fort Worth for The Philadelphia Inquirer to work as a photojournalist and later director of photography. After leaving the Inquirer in 1989, Price worked on contract for National Geographic before returning to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram as an assistant managing editor in 1991. In 1996 Price joined The Baltimore Sun photography staff. He was named assistant managing editor for photography for The Denver Post in 2000 where he remained until mid-2006. He is currently an editor for Cox Media Group in Ohio, CMG Ohio operates a converged newsroom that combines the Dayton Daily News, WHIO TV and WHIO Radio.

Price also has received a Best Photographic Reporting award from the Overseas Press Club and has been honored at the World Press Photo Awards. His images have appeared in Time, Newsweek, National Geographic, U.S. News & World Report, Audubon and other national publications. Price has contributed to 12 "Day in the Life" photography books including the acclaimed A Day in the Life of America, A Day in the Life of the Soviet Union and A Day in the Life of Africa.

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  1. ^ "Spot News Photography". The Pulitzer Prizes. Reterieved 2013-10-29.
  2. ^ "Feature Photography". The Pulitzer Prizes. Retrieved 2013-10-29.

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