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 reaction to the killing of Alton Sterling, a 37-year-old black man who was shot dead by Baton Rouge police officers. His image of lone protester Ieshia Evans’ arrest 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

Email: Jonathan.Bachman@gmail.com
Phone: 504.250.1517