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Michel du Cille - September 03, 2009

Michel du Cille

Pulitzer Prize Winner and Assistant Managing Editor for Photography at The Washington Post

"Modern Media: A Photojournalist's Vision for the Future"

8:00 PM Thursday, September 03, 2009
University Theatre

Michel du Cille has won three Pulitzer Prizes.  The first two were for photography in 1986 and 1988.  He received a third in 2008 for a piece he wrote with other Washington Post journalists exposing the mistreatment of wounded veterans at Walter Reed Hospital.  He will comment on the vast changes taking place in journalism and their likely impact on our society.

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"Storytelling Through Photojournalism: From Life Magazine to Modern Multimedia"

3:40 PM Thursday, September 03, 2009
Gallagher Business Building 123

You are cordially invited to attend a seminar with   Michel du Cille. Born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1956, he began his career in photojournalism while in high school working for The Gainesville (GA) Times. Following internships in Louisville and Miami, he joined the photography staff of The Miami Herald in 1981. The Washington Post hired him in 1988 as picture editor. He became an associate editor there in 2005 working primarily as a project photojournalist and then, in 2007, as Assistant Manager for Photography. He has won two Pulitzer Prizes for his photography, in 1986 and 1988. He received a third Pulitzer in 2008 for a piece that he wrote with other Washington Post journalists on the mistreatment of wounded war veterans at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. This exposé produced a national outcry and led to major reforms.