Meet a Pro: Carol Guzy, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photojournalist

The only journalist to be honored with four Pulitzer Prizes, Carol Guzy was born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and attended the local Northampton County Area Community College, graduating with an Associate’s degree in Registered Nursing.  But her true passion was photography, and that led her to enroll at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale in Florida where she earned an Associate in Applied Science degree in Photography.

Ten Photojournalists Win the $10K 2016 Yunghi Grant

Ten photojournalists have been awarded $1,000 each for the Yunghi Kim grant—a grant meant to bring awareness of the importance of copyright registration.

The 2016 recipients are: Frank Fournier, Carol Guzy, Amnon Gutman, Derek Hudson, Dania Maxwell, Myriam Meloni, Jackie Molloy, Rick Rocamora, Ann Wang, Rony Zakaria

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This year, GeekFest is heading back to where it all began -- Washington, D.C., Sept 16-18, 2016. for those trying to make travel plans, things will kick off around 6pm Friday night, and wrap by 6pm...

The line-up of speakers is incredible: Jose Cabaço, Stephen Crowley, Carol Guzy, Greg Kahn, Mike Kepka, Elizabeth Krist, Zun Lee, Jonathan Newton, Ruddy Roye, Lexey Swall, and Dani Zalcman. We’re also putting together a special panel discussion with editors and art buyers, hoping to answer the question “what are editors looking for?” And as always, we have a few surprises up our sleeves…

RFK Center Announces Winners of 2010 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards

Domestic Photography Winner: “No Greater Love,” Carol Guzy, The Washington Post:  “No Greater Love” paints a strong emotional narrative that speaks to the process of dying, as well as Alzheimer’s disease, aging, and home health care.  Her work illustrates a situation that connects strongly with viewers, with a story that goes well beyond its expected natural ending. Carol Guzy has an exceptional gift for engaging viewers with the people and issues she chronicles with her camera. Guzy was the RFK Grand Prize Winner in 2009. International Photography Winner: “In Mexico’s war on drugs, battle lines are drawn in chalk,” Sarah Voisin, The Washington Post: The drug war in Mexico has permeated Mexican life. Sarah Voisin’s gritty and raw photos paint a frightening picture of a burgeoning drug trade just south of our border. Voisin demonstrated tremendous courage, placing herself in a lawless war zone to cover an issue that affects families and governments in the United States and Latin America.  The photographer proves herself resilient, resourceful and greatly talented. 

RFK Center Announces Winners of 2009 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards

From Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights:

Domestic Photography Winner: “Too Young to Die” by Carlos Javier Ortiz, freelancer:  Featured in Ebony Magazine, this series examines the epidemic of gun violence which not only plagues lower-income, urban neighborhoods, but youth from all walks of American life. Ortiz’ artistry and sensitivity delivers a powerful look at a tough subject.

International Photography: “Birth and Death”, Carol Guzy, Washington Post:  With one in eight women dying in childbirth, Sierra Leone has the world’s highest rate of maternal mortality. Carol Guzy beautifully and movingly captures the pain, desperation and grief experienced by family members dealing with the loss of a young mother, a child, or often both.  She amplifies the need for adequate medical care and supplies to stem the avoidable deaths.   Guzy is a multiple RFK Award winner.

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NPPA: Best of Photojournalism 2009 – Enterprise Picture Story (large markets)


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“Every minute, every hour, pregnant women die in Sierra Leone,” says Amadu Sesay, brother of Jemelleh Saccoh who arrived with her aunt at Princess Christian Maternity Hospital in Freetown with pregnancy complications for an emergency Caesarean section.

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