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photojournalist

David Carl Turnley, American photojournalist. Recipient Canon essay award for S. African coverage, 1985, World Press Picture of Year award for Earthquake in Armenia, 1988, Robert Capa Gold medal for China, Romania coverage, 1990, Pulitizer Prize for China, E. Europe coverage, 1990.

Background

Turnley, David Carl was born on June 22, 1955 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States. Son of William Loyd and Elizabeth Ann (Protsman) Turnley.

Education

Bachelor in French, University of Michigan, 1977;student, Sorbonne, Paris, 1975;Doctor of Music (honorary), Keele (England) University, 1991.

Career

Staff photogapher Sliger Home Newspapers, Northville, Michigan, 1978—1980, Detroit Free Press, 1980—1999. European based photographic correspondent Detroit Free Press/Black Star Paris, 1988—1999. Neiman fellow Harvard University, Boston, 1997—1998.

International executive producer Corbis Sygma, New York City, since 1999.

Connections

Married Karin Nicolette, April 15, 1989.

father:
William Loyd Turnley

mother:
Elizabeth Ann (Protsman) Turnley

spouse:
Karin Nicolette