Comms Cloud Enhancements Enable PR to Measure True Business Impact Learn More

The New York Times’ Bill Cunningham Passes Away

Cision Blog regrets to inform its readers that beloved New York Times fashion photographer Bill Cunningham has passed away. He fell ill last week following a stroke, and passed away soon after. Designated a living landmark in 2009, Cunningham practically invented the art of street style photography in New York, and chronicled changing fashion trends over the course of his near 40-year career with the Times. After several years working as a hatmaker, Cunningham got his start freelancing for Women’s Wear Daily, and struck out on his own, teaching himself photography and following the multiple muses whose sense of style caught his eye. Cunningham was an institution in fashion, in journalism, in New York and at The New York Times, and will be sorely missed by all those who loved him and his work.

https://twitter.com/nytimes/status/746813082668834816

About Cision Media Research

The Cision Media Research Team maintains a database of more than 1.6 million records​, including social influencers, traditional media contacts, outlets and opportunities. We collect and maintain the latest contact and pitching information of bloggers and journalists who can spread your message, broaden your campaign and help you build relationships with the people who matter. Follow us at @Media_Moves

Recent Posts

Cision Blogs

  • Communications Best Practices

    Get the latest updates on PR, communications and marketing best practices.

  • Cision Product News

    Keep up with everything Cision. Check here for the most current product news.

  • Executive Insights

    Thought leadership and communications strategy for the C-suite written by the C-suite.

  • Media Blog

    A blog for and about the media featuring trends, tips, tools, media moves and more.