John Moore

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John Moore is an award-winning senior staff photographer for Getty Images. With immigration reform at the top of the national agenda, Moore has spent most of 2013 photographing border security and immigration issues in Arizona, Texas, Colorado and New York. This work highlighting the militarization of the U.S. border has been published consistently and prominently throughout the U.S. media. Moore previously worked for the Associated Press abroad for 13 years before joining Getting Images in 2005. He has worked in South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, particularly in Pakistan, where he photographed the assassination of former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto. More recently, he has been in Colorado and covered the worst effects of the recession on American families, bringing an exclusive and heartbreaking look at the nation's foreclosure crisis. Moore has won top photography awards throughout his career. He has been honored four times by World Press Photo for both his domestic and international work. The Overseas Press Club awarded Moore the prestigious Robert Capa Gold Medal for his work in Pakistan and the John Faber Award for his work in the refugee camps in Congo. Both Pictures of the Year International and the National Press Photographers Association have named him the photographer of the year. Moore was part of the Associated Press team that won the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography, for coverage of the war in Iraq and, as a Getty Images staff photographer, he was a finalist for the 2012 Pulitzer for Breaking News Photography for his coverage of the Arab Spring.


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