Boris Yaro

Former Staff Photographer, L.A. Times

Boris Yaro is a veteran freelance photographer and retired Los Angeles Times staff photographer best known for his photos of the Robert F. Kennedy assassination at the Ambassador Hotel in 1968. He was also on hand as a photographer in Northridge following the devastating 1994 Northridge quake and the Los Angeles riots of 1965, which one him a Pulitzer Prize.

Yaro’s work, spanning 35 years, including work at the Associated Press has been exhibited at the California State University, Northridge. He is a recipient of the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Press Photographers Association of Greater Los Angeles.