Willie Kee, KTVU-Oct. 2001

Veteran KTVU photojournalist Willie Kee, as well known as many of the newsmakers he covered, has died. He was a man with a distinctive style. At work, he always wore a black cowboy hat, black shirt and pants, and a Fu Manchu-style goatee. He had a bulldog, in-your-face personality that masked a caring, nurturing side away from work. Kee was often compared a bowling ball. He was compact and rotund. He got through crowds and past much taller colleagues to get a front-row view of events. That was a definite asset for an award-winning photojournalist whose job it was to capture news. Continue reading “Willie Kee, KTVU-Oct. 2001”