About Al Diaz
Miami photojournalist Al Diaz is a member of The Miami Herald news team that won the Pulitzer Prize Gold Medal for the newspaper's coverage of Hurricane Andrew and the McClatchy President's Award for Journalism Excellence for coverage of the devastating earthquake in Haiti. In 2010 he was awarded a Green Eye Shade Award for sports and a Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for portraits of disadvantaged families during the holidays in 2003. Over the years, Diaz has received numerous honors from various journalism organizations. Diaz earned his journalism degree from the University of Florida in 1983 and joined the staff at the Miami Herald upon graduation. A first generation Cuban American, he and his wife, Cindy Seip-Diaz, their children, Angelika, James Bartek and several pets, make their home in Coral Gables, Florida.