June 2012 Clip Contest Winners

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JUNE 2012 SFBAPPA Monthly Digital Clip Contest Winners: Spot News: 1st – Joel Rosenbaum, The (Vacaville) Reporter, Assault suspect and burning car 2nd – Chris Riley, (Vallejo) Times Herald, Hands up 3rd – David Bitton, (Marysville) Appeal-Democrat, Emotional crash General News: 1st – David Royal, Monterey Herald, Grieving Army Spc. Vilmar Galarza Hernandez 2nd –… Read more

May 2012 Clip Contest Winners

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MAY 2012 SFBAPPA Monthly Digital Clip Contest Winners: Spot News: 1st – Nate Chute, (Marysville) Appeal-Democrat, Scene of shooting 2nd – Nate Chute, (Marysville) Appeal-Democrat, Suspects questioned 3rd – Chris Riley, (Vallejo) Times Herald, Boat fire General News: 1st – Nate Chute, (Marysville) Appeal-Democrat, Candlelight vigil 2nd – Michael McCollum, The (Stockton) Record, Domestic violence… Read more

April 2012 Clip Contest Winners

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APRIL 2012 SFBAPPA Monthly Digital Clip Contest Winners: Spot News: 1st – Nate Chute, (Marysville) Appeal-Democrat, Vehicle accident 2nd – David Royal, Monterey County Herald, Firefighter child rescue 3rd – Kent Porter, The (Santa Rosa) Press Democrat, Plane crash in vineyards General News: 1st – Paul Kitagaki Jr., Sacramento Bee, John Luebbers guilty 2nd –… Read more

March 2012 Clip Contest Winners

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MARCH 2012 SFBAPPA Monthly Digital Clip Contest Winners: Spot News: 1st – Chris Riley, (Vallejo) Times Herald, Hands up through the sunroof 2nd – Travis Geske, The Salinas Californian, Lake Street fire 3rd – Joel Rosenbaum, The (Vacaville) Reporter, Car crash through home General News: 1st – Elijah Nouvelage, San Francisco State University, Paying final… Read more

February 2012 Clip Contest Winners

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FEBRUARY 2012 SFBAPPA Monthly Digital Clip Contest Winners: Spot News: 1st – Rick Roach, The (Vacaville) Reporter, Hands up. 2nd – Rick Roach, The (Vacaville) Reporter, Down on the ground. 3rd – Robinson Kuntz, (Fairfield) Daily Republic, Late night car crash. General News: 1st – Nate Chute, (Marysville) Appeal-Democrat, Hovering helicopter repairs. 2nd – Doug… Read more

January 2012 Clip Contest Winners

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JANUARY 2012 SFBAPPA Monthly Digital Clip Contest Winners: Spot News: 1st – Chris Riley, (Vallejo) Times Herald, Kids with their hands up. 2nd – Kent Porter, The (Santa Rosa) Press Democrat, Girl struck by car. 3rd – Jane Tyska, Oakland Tribune, Police in tear gas. General News: 1st – Randall Benton, Sacramento Bee, Makeshift memorial.… Read more

Retired KRON photographer Anthony “Tony” Frank Torrano

July 23, 2011 Photographers Remembered 0
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… Read more

Former Marin Independent Journal chief photographer Bob Hax

May 10, 2011 Photographers Remembered 0

He worked for the Independent Journal for 35 years. His toughest shot, he told a reporter in 1988, was of the grieving San Rafael widow of an airline crash victim on PSA flight 1771 the year before. He said he felt like an intruder when he got the shot of her face, etched in pain… Read more

Former Palo Alto Times Chief Photographer Gene “Tup” Tupper

May 3, 2011 Photographers Remembered 0

He worked at the Times from 1948 until his retirement in 1981. According to an 1981 article, “He was the newspaper employee best known by the public, and he photographed many celebrities including President Harry S. Truman, Eleanor Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Louis Armstrong, Ronald Reagan, Shirley Temple, Richard Nixon, Hubert Humphrey, Nikita… Read more

Buster DeBrunner

February 14, 2011 Photographers Remembered 0

KPIX photographer died last year. Buster was born Feb. 13, 1927 in Los Angeles County. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Chloe, daughter Danette Clark of Paso Robles, Darelette Camara of Rohnert Park, Deaette De Brunner of Rohnert Park. He also had five grandchildren. Buster was an Emmy-award winning news photographer. Many… Read more