Two new faculty members join the UConn Journalism Department faculty for the 2013-14 school year. They are Steven G. Smith and Mike Stanton.
Steven G. Smith is a Pulitzer-Prize winning photographer from Colorado. Smith won the Pulitzer as part of a group award for breaking news photography of wildfires, Rocky Mountain News, 2003.
Smith received an American Master Artist Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, won Pictures of the Year International awards 10 times (five individual and five group), won the portfolio award from the Society of News Design, as well as many other awards.
His work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Smithsonian, Time, National Geographic, MSNBC.com, ABC News 20/20, and many more. His work been on exhibit around the world, including the Newseum, Sydney Opera House, International Photography Hall of Fame, Poynter, London, Osaka, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea and South Africa. Continue reading