William Snyder (photojournalist)

William Snyder is an American photojournalist and former Director of Photography for The Dallas Morning News. Snyder won a Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Journalism in 1989 along with reporter David Hanners and artist Karen Blessen for their special report on a 1985 airplane crash, the follow-up investigation, and the implications for air safety. In 1991, he won the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography for his pictures of ill and orphaned children living in desperate conditions in Romania. In 1993, Snyder and Ken Geiger won the Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography for their photographic coverage of the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. As Photo Director he oversaw the Morning News photo staff's 2006 Pulitzer-winning coverage of Hurricane Katrina.[1] In the Spring of 2008, Snyder took the buyout at The Dallas Morning News and returned to his alma mater, the Rochester Institute of Technology, where he is now the chair in the Photojournalism BFA program.


  1. ^ UM School of Communication Calendar


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List of American photojournalists

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William Snyder

William or Bill Snyder may refer to:

William Snyder (photojournalist), American photojournalist

William Snyder (playwright) (1930–2008), American playwright

William Snyder (politician) (born 1952), American state legislator in Florida

William E. Snyder (1883–1944), United States Navy officer and Medal of Honor recipient

William L. Snyder (1918–1998), American film producer

William E. Snyder (cinematographer), see Academy Award for Best Cinematography

William McKendree Snyder (1848–1930), American painter

William T. Snyder, Chancellor of University of Tennessee-Knoxville, 1992–1999, see Central High School (Knoxville, Tennessee)

Frank Prinzi, American cinematographer and a television director, sometimes credited as William Snyder

Will Snyder, part of American country music duo Caitlin & Will

Bill Snyder (born 1939), American college football coach

Bill Snyder (animal trainer) (1864–1934), American zookeeper and elephant trainer

Bill Snyder (baseball) (1898–1934), American Major League Baseball pitcher

Bill Snyder (bandleader) (1916–2011), American songwriter

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