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Luis Rios

San Antonio Express-News Director of Photography Luis Rios is a national award-winning editor whose editing work is highlighted by two Pulitzer Prizes, a RFK Photojournalism Award, two Scripps Howard Photojournalism Awards and several National Headliners and World Press photography awards. Rios was the Director of Photography at the Miami Herald from 2003 through 2009. He directed and edited the coverage for the Herald’s 2009 Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Photography by Patrick Farrell. He began his photo-editing career as the night picture editor at the Washington Post in 1996. He edited a trio of photographers who won the Pulitzer Prize in Feature Photography in 2000. Rios directed three San Antonio Express-News photographers who were named as Finalists for the Pulitzer Prize in Feature Photography for a photo essay on the border surge of Central American women and children into Texas in 2014. He graduated from Angelo State University in 1983.