John H. White

John H. White (*1945) is an AmericanĀ photojournalist. His photography documents everyday lives and political events in American cities, particularly Chicago. After starting off his career at the Chicago Daily News, he became a staff photographer for the Chicago Sun-Times. He worked there for 35 years, from 1978 until May 2013, when the newspaper laid off its entire photographic team.

He also teaches photojournalism at Columbia College Chicago. In 1973 and 1974 he worked for the Environmental Protection Agency's DOCUMERICA project, photographing Chicago and its African American community.

Besides several professional awards acknowledging his exceptional contribution to photojournalism, John H. White won a Pulitzer prize in 1982 for his "consistently excellent work on a variety of subjectsā€¯.