Preston Gannaway

San Francisco , California , United States

Professional

Preston Gannaway (b. 1977) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist. For more than 12 years, she has focused on intimate stories about American families and subcultures.

She most recently worked for The Virginian-Pilot newspaper in Norfolk, Va. Prior to moving back to the South, she spent a year on staff at the Rocky Mountain News and worked for the Concord Monitor in New Hampshire (2003-2008). Gannaway's documentary story on the St. Pierre family, Remember Me, was awarded the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for feature photography.

In 2011, Gannaway was named runner-up Photojournalist of the Year (Large Markets) by the National Press Photographer's Association. Her work has been honored in numerous other national and international competitions including Pictures of the Year International's One Week's Work and an award of excellence in Best Multimedia Project.

A native of North Carolina, she began her career at the Coalfield Progress in rural southwest Virginia after earning a Bachelor of Arts in fine art photography at Virginia Intermont College.

She is currently based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Production Skills & Specialities

Aerial, Corporate, Documentary, Nature, Sports, Portrait, Disaster Coverage, Video Production, Multimedia Production, Still Photography

Contact Information

Phone: (603) 520-9060

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