435 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL
60611
312-479-6517
William DeShazer
Resident/Photographer
My Role

Photojournalist, multimedia journalist
My Biography

William DeShazer is a Photojournalist currently working for the Chicago Tribune. He graduated from Western Kentucky University in 2007 with a degree in Photojournalism. William has held internships with The Idaho Statesman, The Flint Journal, The Herald (Jasper, IN) and The Dallas Morning News. He has freelanced for The Courier-Journal, The Blood-Horse Magazine, The Star-Ledger, and Golfweek. He has held a staff photography position with the Concord Monitor.

William has been recognized by College Photographer of the Year, Photographer of the Year, and the National Press Photographers Association. In 2006 he competed in the National Hearst Journalism Awards Championship and earned First Place honors for photojournalism. William recently won first place for the 2009 Illinois Photographer of the Year.
My Interests

Photography, Music, Road bikes, and Movies