Program: Eyewitness to History: Behind-the-Scenes Photographs from the White House and Beyond
Bio: Pete Souza is a freelance photographer in the Washington, D.C. area. His new book, "Obama: An Intimate Portrait," will be published by Little, Brown & Company on November 7, 2017.
Souza was the Chief Official White House Photographer for President Obama and the Director of the White House photo office.
Previously Souza worked as an Assistant Professor of Photojournalism at Ohio University, the national photographer for the Chicago Tribune based in their Washington bureau, a freelancer for National Geographic, and Official White House Photographer for President Reagan.
Souza has won numerous photojournalism awards including several times in the prestigious Pictures of the Year annual competition, the NPPA's Best of Photojournalism, and the White House News Photographers Association's yearly contest.
He is a native of South Dartmouth, Mass. He graduated cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in public communication from Boston University and received his master's degree in journalism and mass communication from Kansas State University.