Luis Sinco has been a staff photographer at The Los Angeles Times since 1997. His career started at small, ethnic community newspapers in Seattle and Los Angeles. Sinco has been part of three Pulitzer Prize-winning teams: for coverage of the 1994 Northridge earthquake, the 2004 California wildfires and the 2015 terrorist attack in San Bernardino, California. He was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for his photo coverage of the battle of Fallujah. Sinco emigrated from the Philippines as a child and grew up in the Pacific Northwest. He has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Washington.