Scott Strazzante

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Scott Strazzante (born March 11, 1964) is a U.S. photojournalist at the San Francisco Chronicle. As a member of the Chicago Tribune staff, 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]

He grew up in Chicago and graduated from Ripon College, where he majored in Business management and art (1982–86). He was awarded National Newspaper Photographer of the Year in 2000[2] and National Newspaper Photographer of the Year runner-up in 2007.[3]

He is an eleven-time Illinois Photographer of the Year.[4] He has been published in National Geographic Magazine, Mother Jones Magazine,[5] Sports Illustrated, and other publications.

He is a former Illinois Press Photographer Association President (2001–2010)[6] and National Press Photographers Association Region 5 Director and Associate Director (1999–2005).[citation needed]

Strazzante's Common Ground project has been published in National Geographic and made into a video by MediaStorm.

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

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  1. ^ "The Pulitzer Prizes | Citation". Pulitzer.org. Retrieved 2012-10-17. 
  2. ^ "58th Pictures of the Year". Poyi.org. Retrieved 2012-10-17. 
  3. ^ "Newspaper Photographer of the Year". Poyi.org. Retrieved 2012-10-17. 
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  5. ^ "Promised Land". Mother Jones. Retrieved 2012-10-17. 
  6. ^ "Illinois Press Photographers Association". Ippaonline.com. Retrieved 2012-10-17. 

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