The Aron Bender Podcast

Julio Cortez: Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographer, Baby Catcher



July 20th, 2021  •  1 hr 24 secs  •  Download (83 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Aron Bender is joined by Julio Cortez, an Associated Press photographer who just recently won the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News. He’s come a long way since growing up in the small town of Tepexpan outside Mexico City, entering the US without papers, and spending nearly a decade going to LA Valley College and Pierce College before eventually graduating from Cal State Northridge, aggressively pursuing his passion, and becoming a citizen.