Richard Tsong-Taatarii

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Richard Tsong-Taatarii © Jefferson Wheeler / Minneapolis Star Tribune

2018, 2nd prize singles, General News

Through his documentary photography work, Richard Tsong-Taatarii has been bringing attention to the joys and tribulations of Minnesotans as a staff photographer for the Minneapolis Star Tribune newspaper for the past 18 years.

He also enjoys covering communities within our larger society that escape the attention of the mainstream media. 

He has an MA in visual communication from Ohio University and BA from U.C. Berkeley. He received an Award of Excellence in newspaper portfolio in 2017. He also received third place in portrait series and first place in picture page in NPPA's Best of Photojournalism in 2017. He has received the NPPA Short Grant and the Puffin Grant.



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