Awards and Accomplishments
Doug Wells • Adjunct Professor of Art and Design: Wells spent 34 years as a Photojournalist, 28 of them at the Des Moines Register, before coming to Grand View in 2009. His photos have won national and regional recognition from the National Press Photographers Association, Associated Press, Society of Professional Journalists and the Iowa Newspaper association. His work has been published in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Time, Newsweek, Track and Field News and Women’s World Magazine.
Many alums have worked professionally as photographers for professional and college sports teams, at newspapers, nonprofits such as the American Legion, as editorial photographers, advertising photographers, commercial photographers and several recent grads have started their own studios shooting weddings, senior pictures and family portraits. They have shot single images and video for local entertainment venues and formal portraits for businesses.