The 2007 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Breaking News Photography

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For a distinguished example of breaking news photography in black and white or color, which may consist of a photograph or photographs, a sequence or an album, in print or online or both, Ten thousand dollars ($10,000).

Awarded to Oded Balilty of Associated Press for his powerful photograph of a lone Jewish woman defying Israeli security forces as they remove illegal settlers in the West Bank.


Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger (left) presents Oded Balilty with the 2007 Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Photography.


Also nominated as finalists in this category were: the Associated Press Staff for its breathtaking images of brutal warfare between Israel and Hezbollah, and Michael Bryant of The Philadelphia Inquirer for his poignant photographs of the devastating injury to Barbaro, the famed racehorse.