Staff Photojournalist Education: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A. Journalism Carolyn Van Houten is a staff photojournalist at the Washington Post. Previously, she worked at the San Antonio Express-News and held internships at National Geographic, The Tampa Bay Times, and The Chicago Tribune, among others. She studied journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Honors & Awards:
Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting, 2°C: Beyond the Limit Team, 2020
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award for Domestic Photography, 2019
Overseas Press Club's Robert Capa Gold Medal, 2019
Pictures of the Year International's Newspaper Photographer of the Year, 2016
College Photographer of the Year, 2015
PDN's 30 New and Emerging Photographers to Watch, 2017
Hearst Journalism Awards Photojournalism National Champion, 2015
Hearst Journalism Awards Multimedia National Champion, 2014
Professional Affiliations: National Press Photographers Association
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