Annie Wells

Annie Wells (born March 24, 1954) is an American photographer,[1] winner of a Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography.[2]


She graduated from University of California, Santa Cruz with a B.A. in 1981,[3] and studied photojournalism at San Francisco State University[4] where she was part of a group that won the RFK public service award.

She worked as a photographer for the Santa Rosa Press Democrat,[5] San Francisco bureau Associated Press, the Greeley Tribune in Greeley, Colorado, and the Herald Journal in Logan, Utah.[6]

She joined the Los Angeles Times in 1997.[7] In October 2008, she was laid off from the Los Angeles Times.[8]

She is a survivor of breast cancer.[9]



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  2. 1 2 "Annie Wells of The Press Democrat, Santa Rosa, CA". The Pulitzer Prizes. Retrieved 31 March 2016.
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  5. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-01-05. Retrieved 2010-01-04.
  6. "1997 Pulitzer Prizes".
  7. "List of L.A. Times departures *". LA Observed.
  8. "Included In The LAT Lay-Offs List: Annie Wells". Fishbowl LA. Oct 28, 2008.
  9. Kenneth Kobré; Betsy Brill (2004). "Face to Face with Breast Cancer". Photojournalism: the professionals' approach. Gulf Professional Publishing. ISBN 978-0-240-80610-5.
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