Luis Rios

Johanna Lawshea

Luis Rios is a national award-winning editor whose work has been awarded two Pulitzer Prizes, a RFK Photojournalism Award, two Scripps Howard Photojournalism Awards and several National Headliners and World Press photography awards. While at the Miami Herald from 2003 through 2009, he directed and edited the coverage for the Herald’s 2009 Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Photography. As Night Picture Editor at the Washington Post, he edited a trio of photographers who won the Pulitzer Prize in Feature Photography in 2000. Currently, he is the San Antonio Express News Director of Photography.  In 2014, a trio of San Antonio Express photographers he directed, on a photo essay about the border surge of Central American women and children into Texas, were named Finalists for the Pulitzer Prize in Feature Photography.