For more than a decade, the Dart Center has honored teams of journalists whose reporting of violence and disaster goes beyond the ordinary with the Dart Awards for Excellence in Coverage of Trauma. Dart Media curator Donna DeCesare with Jose Castillo selected a few exemplary images by a few exemplary photographers from this extraordinary group.
Allan Detrich, Pittsburg Post-Gazette (Pittsburg, PA), 1998 Dart Award for "Children of the Underground"
Rodolfo Gonzalez, Austin American-Statesman (Austin, TX), 2003 Dart Award Honorable Mention for "Chasing Hope"
Paul Hu, Press-Telegram (Long Beach, CA), 1997 Dart Award for "Path of a Bullet"
Ellen Jaskol, Rocky Mountain News (Denver, CO), 2005 Dart Award Honorable Mention for "The Healing Fields"
Matt Miller, Omaha World-Herald (Omaha, NE), 2006 Dart Award Honorable Mention for "Lethal Impulse"
Rose Palmisano, Orange County Register (Orange County, CA), 2005 Dart Award Honorable Mention for "Women of Juarez"
Eric Seals, Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 2005 Dart Award for "Homicide in Detroit: Echoes of Violence"
Bob Thayer, Providence Journal (Providence, RI), 2004 Dart Award for "Rape in a Small Town"