Chicago, IL, USA
José Moré, formerly a Chicago Tribune photojournalist, has covered news, features and sports assignments in Chicago and around the world. After leaving the Tribune, José was picture editor for the internet upstart Chicago News Cooperative that also appeared in the pages of the New York Times. José excels in news, documentary and philanthropic photography and is available for freelance assignments in his hometown of Chicago or for national and international travel. His assignments have included documenting post-9/11 developments in Pakistan and Afghanistan, civil war in Congo, civil strife in Central America, crises in the Middle East, the intifada in Israel and earthquakes in Mexico City, Guatemala and Armenia. He also covered presidential campaigns from the Nixon era to the present and the world trips of Pope John Paul II over a quarter century. José was an integral member of the Tribune’s team that won the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Journalism for “Gateway to Gridlock,’’ a series on air-traffic congestion. He shared the 2005 George Polk award for international reporting for exposing a human trafficking network supplying labor to rebuild Iraq. He also won four Peter Lisagor awards from the Chicago Headline Club and four annual awards for photographic excellence from the Tribune.
2005 - George Polk award for international reporting, 2001 - 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Journalism
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The Roseate Spoonbill, Platalea ajaja
The Roseate Spoonbill, Platalea ajaja, is a large wading bird with pink plumage and a distinctive spatula shaped beak. It stand 85 cm tall and have a 1.3 m wingspan being one of the most striking birds found in North America.