Tyler Hicks: War Photographer
Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Tyler Hicks (’92) was one of several journalists held hostage for four days in mid-March by Muammar el-Qaddafi’s forces in Libya. These are his photos of the 2011 war in Libya.
In the Heat of Terrorism
On April 14 2014, Hicks received a Pulitzer for Breaking News Photography for his courageous documentation of the Westgate Mall terrorist attacks in Kenya, where gunmen killed 39 people and wounded at least 150 others. Read a Q&A with the photojournalist in BU Today.
Bearing Witness in Syria
On March 3, 2012, Hicks wrote about the death of his colleague and friend, Anthony Shadid. Both of them worked alongside each other for years at The New York Times, where they covered stories in some of the most conflict-ridden places on earth.