Essential Images | Salwan Georges
July 24, 2020
Salwan Georges is a Pulitzer Prize winning photographer for The Washington Post. Before joining the Post, he was a staff photographer and videographer at the Detroit Free Press. He studied journalism at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. In 2020, Georges was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 2020 as part of a staff entry from The Washington Post covering climate change and was awarded, a team finalist for Public Service, covering America’s deadly opioid epidemic. In 2019, he was a Pulitzer Prize team finalist in Explanatory Reporting for the Murder with Impunity series. His work on the Middle Eastern communities in the United States has been exhibited at the Arab American National Museum and has been added to a collection at the Library of Congress in D.C..