Jim Forbes - 2017

J. B. Forbes joined the Post-Dispatch photo department since 1975, holding the positions of staff photographer, photo editor and Chief Photographer. Five years after he was hired, Forbes began covering international assignments, a position that has taken him to 30 nations to cover wars, natural disasters and political upheavals. His work garnered over 100 awards including four regional National Press Photographers citations, election to the Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame and a shared Pulitzer Prize with the rest of the paper’s staff for their coverage of Ferguson.