About Jonathan Bachman Photography
Jonathan Bachman is an award-winning freelance photojournalist based in New Orleans,
covering sports and breaking news for Reuters, Getty Images and the Associated Press.
A native of New Jersey, Bachman moved to New Orleans in 2003 to study photojournalism
at Loyola University. After his studies, he began his career photographing events for local weekly
publications. By 2012 he was photographing assignments for Reuters and the Associated Press.
In July 2016, Bachman was assigned to cover the killing of Alton Sterling,
a 37-year-old black man who was shot dead by Baton Rouge police officers.
It was the first demonstration he ever photographed. His coverage was
nominated as a finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News.
Jonathan’s awards include:
2017 The Pulitzer Prize – Finalist Breaking News Photography
2017 World Press Photo – First Prize Contemporary Issues - Single
2017 NPPA’s Best of Photojournalism – First Prize Contemporary Issues
2017 PX3 – Photographer of the Year
2017 Picture of the Year International – Second Prize General News
2016 Thomson Reuters Journalist of the Year Awards – Photo of the Year
2016 Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar – Best in Show