Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists
Francine Orr the Los Angeles Times - For her poignant portrait of the suffering by desperate families and misunderstood children who live with autism.
Awarded to Barbara Davidson of the Los Angeles Times for her intimate story of innocent victims trapped in the city’s crossfire of deadly gang violence.
Los Angeles Times photographer Carolyn Cole was a 2009 Pulitzer finalist for her coverage of the political violence in Kenya.
Staff of Los Angeles Times for their powerful and often unpredictable photos that captured wildfires devastating California.
Carolyn Cole and Brian Vander Brug - For their spellbinding coverage of Israel’s emotion-packed withdrawal from Gaza.
Damon Winter of the Los Angeles Times was a Pulitzer finalists for his sensitive portrayal of two remote Eskimo villages coping with memories of sexual abuse by a missionary 30 years ago.
Los Angeles Times reporters Charles Ornstein, Tracy Weber and photographer Robert Gauthier for exposing deadly medical problems and racial injustice at a major public hospital
Luis Sinco of the Los Angeles Times for his iconic photograph of an exhausted U.S.
Carolyn Cole - For her cohesive, behind-the-scenes look at the effects of civil war in Liberia, with special attention to innocent citizens caught in the conflict.
Don Bartletti - For his memorable portrayal of how undocumented Central American youths, often facing deadly danger, travel north to the United States.
Staff photographer Carolyn Cole - For her extraordinarily intimate depiction of the siege of the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem.
Staff photographer Clarence Williams - For his powerful images documenting the plight of young children with parents addicted to alcohol and drugs.