Updates to AP's US News team
In a memo to staff on Wednesday, U.S. News Director Josh Hoffner announced several promotions and hires across the United States:
AP’s 2021 Pulitzer Prize-winning photos
AP today swept the Pulitzer Prize photography awards, winning both the breaking news and feature photography prizes for images of explosive protests over racial injustice and the pandemic’s toll on the elderly in Spain.
‘A sign of the times’: How I got that shot
During an assignment on Tuesday covering the LNU Lightning Complex fires in Northern California, photographer Noah Berger captured a gripping AP image of flames surrounding a COVID-19 safety sign at a senior center.
AP names 17 new statehouse reporters in Report for America collaboration
AP today announced the 17 journalists hired to cover statehouses across the U.S. as part of its collaboration with Report for America.
AP earns World Press Photo honors
Photos of a deadly Ethiopian Airlines plane crash, California wildfires, Brazilian sports fans and Hurricane Dorian’s destruction earned The Associated Press top honors in the 2020 World Press Photo Contest.