Patrick Farrell received a Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography in 2009 for his images of despair after Hurricane Ike and other lethal storms caused a humanitarian disaster in Haiti. He was part of the Miami Herald staff that won the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for the coverage of Hurricane Andrew’s devastation in South Florida. He has been a staff photographer with the Miami Herald since 1987.

Deanne Fitzmaurice won a Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography in 2005 for her photo essay for the San Francisco Chronicle on an Oakland, California hospital’s efforts to mend an Iraqi boy nearly killed by an explosion. Based in San Francisco, she is an assignment photographer for publications including National Geographic, Sports Illustrated and ESPN. She is a Nikon Ambassador and co-founder of Think Tank Photo.

Maggie Steber is an educator and photographer who has worked in over 64 countries on humanitarian, cultural and social stories. As assistant managing editor of photography for the Miami Herald, she oversaw projects that won the newspaper a Pulitzer Prize and two Pulitzer finalist recognitions. She served on the Pulitzer Prize nominating jury for photography in 2015.


Al Diaz award-winning Miami Herald photojournalist and owner of Photo Workshops Miami is the panel organizer.


HistoryMiami Museum, a Smithsonian Affiliate located in the heart of downtown Miami, hosted a select group of the finest journalists in the country. In a riveting panel discussion with Pulitzer Prize winners Deanne Fitzmaurice and Patrick Farrell, and moderator Maggie Steber, the panel discussed the past, present, and future of photojournalism. Farrell told the packed house that “it is as important now as ever before.” The crowd included an impressive group of journalists including celebrity photographer Manny Hernandez,  Associated Press’ Lynn Sladky and Aminda Marqués, Executive Editor and Senior VP/News, the Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald. The panel coincided with the Museum’s exhibition "Newsman: The Photojournalism of Tim Chapman." Highlights of the show, curated by Al Diaz, included images of the famous like Mohammad Ali, the Cocaine Cowboys, the Mariel boatlift, Hurricane Andrew and the Jonestown Massacre. The panel was presented by the HistoryMiami Center for Photography, a program funded in part by the Knight Foundation. 


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Partners for the event included the Miami Herald, Leica Store Miami,

Photo Workshops Miami, and the Brooklyn Brewery.


Gallery photographs by Roman Lyskowski

Panel Discussion  |  Reception & Program  |  Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photojournalists  |  July 21, 2016

​WHEN   |  Thursday, July 21, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)​  |  WHERE  |  HistoryMiami Museum 101 West Flagler Street, Miami, FL 33130

Moderated by Maggie Steber

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Maggie Steber is an educator and photographer who has worked in over 64 countries on humanitarian, cultural and social stories. As assistant managing editor of photography for the Miami Herald, she oversaw projects that won the newspaper a Pulitzer Prize and two Pulitzer finalist recognitions. She served on the Pulitzer Prize nominating jury for photography in 2015.

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HistoryMiami Museum, the Miami Herald, and Leica Store Miami invite you to explore the state and future of news photography in conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalists Patrick Farrell, and Deanne Fitzmaurice.

This panel celebrates 100 years of the Pulitzer Prize.