Howard J. Sochurek Edit Profile
Sochurek attended Princeton University, New Jersey (1942-44), and was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (1959-60).
Self-employed since 1970, Sochurek served as a staff photographer for Life magazine from 1950 to 1970 and, before that, was a staff photographer for the Milwaukee Journal from 1945 to 1950. He was named Magazine Photographer of the Year by the University of Missouri. Sochurek received the Robert Capa Award from the Overseas Press Club in 1955. He produced and photographed three ABC-TV documentaries: Primary (1961), Yankqui No (1962) and X-Pilot (1964).
At home, he photographed Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Robert Frost in 1957, Richard Nixon’s presidential election campaign (1960), Henry Kissinger, and black student activists with Martin Luther King Jr. (1960).
He has been a member of ASMP since 1950 and also belongs to the Overseas Press Club and the Bronxville Field Club.
1945 - 1950
1950 - 1970