Retired KRON photographer Anthony “Tony” Frank Torrano

Retired KRON photographer Anthony “Tony” Frank Torrano died in June 2011 after an eight year battle with cancer. He was 59.
Retired KRON photographer Anthony “Tony” Frank Torrano died in June 2011 after an eight year battle with cancer. He was 59.

Torrano worked for KRON for 26 years. He was the first engineer who worked on a two-man van. He then worked with the microwave truck and onto to a satellite truck.

He started video photography after he graduated from San Francisco State University. He attended the John O’Connell Trade School for video. After graduation he started at KRON as vacation relief.

Some of his favorite stories were the International Hotel riot; George Moscoe and Harvey Milk riot. He photographed presidents Reagan and Clinton. He traveled to Cambodia in 1979 on a relief effort for Cambodia.

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