Daniel Shular is a first-year graduate student studying photojournalism at the University of Missouri. Shular has a BFA in Photography from the University of Missouri - St. Louis and a degree in Graphic Design and Multimedia from East Central College.
He recently finished an internship at the Hartford Courant in Hartford, Connecticut and is currently a staff photographer at the Columbia Missourian newspaper. Shular is a research assistant at the McDougall Center for Photojournalism Studies and the Photojournalism Hall of Fame, he also volunteers with Pictures of the Year International (POYi) and College Photographer of the Year.
Soon after graduating from UMSL Shular worked as a freelance photojournalist covering politics and social justice movement events like the 2016 election, the Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, and the reaction to the Jason Stockley verdict in St. Louis where he was arrested. His work has been included in gallery shows and his photos and videos have appeared in The Washington Post, CNN, NBC, PBS, VICE and Spike Lee’s Blackkklansman.