Tim Rasmussen is the Assistant Managing Editor for Photography and Multimedia at The Denver Post. He leads a staff of 26 photographers, videographers and photo editors and supervises the Photodome effort. The Post has won numerous awards under his leadership, including the 2010 and 2012 Pulitzer Prizes for Feature Photography, Best Use of Photos from NPPA’s Best of Photojournalism and the 2013 Angus McDougall Overall Excellence in Editing Award from Pictures of the Year International. Before joining the Post, Tim was the Director of Photography at the South Florida Sun-Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Tim began his photo editing career as Visuals Editor at the Free Lance-Star in Fredericksburg, Virginia where the paper was awarded Best Use of Photography from Pictures of the Year International in 2002.
Tim worked his way through college at The Herald Journal in Logan, Utah and in 1988, he was accepted to the first Eddie Adams Workshop where he received one of ten awards given. In 1989, Tim moved to the east coast and for the next ten years worked as a freelance photographer, with the Hartford Courant and in New York City with Sygma photo agency. His work was published in domestic and international magazines and newspapers including the cover of the New York Times Sunday Magazine.