About WILLIAM DESHAZER
William DeShazer comes to Naples from 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 and The Herald (Jasper, IN) as well as the Dallas Morning News. He has freelanced for The Courier-Journal, The Blood-Horse Magazine, The Star-Ledger and Golfweek. He has also held a staff photo position at the Concord Monitor.
William has been recognized by the College Photographer of the Year contest 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 won first place for the 2009 Illinois Photographer of the Year and recently placed third for 2010 Illinois Photographer of the Year.
Find his portfolio online at willdeshazer.com.
OUR WORLD: Pro(sthetic) hockey
Published 03/14/2013 at 4:58 p.m.
It appeared to be typical night inside the Fort Myers Skatium. Music blared as energetic youth circle the skating rink under rotating flashing lights.
Our World: The amazing alligator
Published 11/10/2012 at 5:38 p.m.
It was the call of the wild that took me to the Everglades — an alligator’s call. And for my first trip east across U.S. 41 South, the Tamiami Trail, I was armed with nothing but my Mamiya C330, a ...
OUR WORLD: Pretty in Pink
Published 10/06/2012 at 4 a.m.
OUR WORLD: a look through the lens with the Daily News photojournalists.
Our world: Flash of recognition
Published 09/08/2012 at 4 a.m.
OUR WORLD: take a look at the top photograph of the week, provided by the Daily News photographers.
Our World: Remembering Nellie
Published 09/01/2012 at 5:49 a.m.
Outside the Ave Maria School of Law library, emotions mixed as a warm glow and a somber mood filled the night sky. The warm glow came from candles being lit. The somber feeling came from the few dozen people lighting ...
Family, friends hold vigil for man shot dead in Golden Gate home - PHOTOS
Published 08/05/2012 at 11:01 p.m.
Family and friends of Ernest James Torres held a vigil Sunday night at Rita Eaton Park. Torres was shot through the window of his home on 54th Terrace Southwest in Golden Gate. Authorities have said there is no new information ...
Our World: Getting to know the Gulf
Published 07/28/2012 at 4 a.m.
'Our World" looks at Southwest Florida through the eyes of its journalism professionals.
OUR WORLD: Immokalee Casino's Elvis Fest
Published 06/30/2012 at 4 a.m.
Immokalee's Casino Night featured a look-a-like contest for The King.
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