David Leeson

Photojournalist, Award Winner

1957 –

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Who is David Leeson?

David Leeson is a staff photographer for The Dallas Morning News. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography in 2004, together with Cheryl Diaz Meyer, for coverage of the Iraq War. He also received the RTNDA Edward R. Murrow Award, the National Headliner Award, and a regional Emmy Award in 2004 for his work as executive producer and photographer for the WFAA-TV documentary "War Stories."

Before his 2004 win, Leeson had been nominated for the Pulitzer three timestwice individually and once as member of a team — in feature photography, explanatory journalism, and spot news photography.

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Born
Oct 18, 1957
Abilene
Also known as
  • David J. Leeson
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Abilene Christian University
Employment
  • Advance Publications
    (1982 - 1984)
  • A. H. Belo Corporation
Lived in
  • Abilene

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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