Awards & Competitions

Damon Winter Wins Newspaper Photographer of the Year at POYi

February 14, 2011

By David Walker

©New York Times/Damon Winter

A man lies dead on a makeshift stretcher in Port au Prince after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti on January 12, 2010.

New York Times photographer Damon Winter has won Newspaper Photographer of the Year at the 68th annual Pictures of the Year International competition. Los Angeles Times photographer Barbara Davidson won POYi’s Community Awareness award, the second highest honors in the contest’s newspaper division. With regard to Winter’s portfolio of images from Haiti and Afghanistan, “Judges noted a strong balance of...

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