Don Bartletti

Don Bartletti

Don Bartletti recently retired after 32 years as a photojournalist with the Los Angeles Times. In 2003 he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography for his six-part L.A. Times photo essay, “Enrique’s Journey – The Boy Left Behind,” the saga of Central American children riding freight trains through Mexico with the dream of crossing into the U.S. and reuniting with mothers who left them behind. In 2015, he was a Pulitzer finalist for “Product of Mexico,” a yearlong investigation about the abuse of migrant workers on Mexican farms that export fresh produce to major retailers and restaurants the U.S. His work has also been recognized with the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Grand Prize, the Polk Award, Scripps-Howard Award, Loeb Financial Award, Pictures of the Year International, National Press Photographers Association, World Press Photo and the Overseas Press Club.