Greg Kahn, with the Naples Daily News, won 1st place in the National Press Photographer Association’s monthly clip contest feature story category for the month of February (Region 6). His story of Dr. Melanio Villarosa, a pediatrician who lives in Naples, but built his practice in Immokalee because he said he was “called by God,” [...]
On February 27th, 2009 the Rocky Mountain News, 55 days short of its 150th birthday, closed. A 21 minute video feature about the closing of the paper appears on its website and is embedded below. Final Edition from Matthew Roberts on Vimeo. For more go to their website at www.rockymountainnews.com
Corey Perrine, staff photographer at The Telegraph in Nashua, NH, spent some time with the man known as Santa to everyone in town. “Ron Belhumeur of Nashua has been donning the crimson robes of Santa Claus for 12 years. What started as a gig here and there blossomed into something much more. A trucker by [...]
The San Jose Mercury News multimedia story about Sunnyvale Mobile Home dwellers fighting for their homes then relocate after developers take over their property. View Uprooted at the San Jose Mercury News website.
This is an incredible story by Times staff photographer Melissa Lyttle and staff writer Lane DeGregory, of a feral child that was discovered by Plant City, Florida police three years ago. View the multimedia presentation at Tampabay.com.
The title of Chip Litherland’s blog post is “it’s the aperture, stupid.” We thought our reference to it needed to be more about the great images. Chip is know for his use of color and desire to find something different. It really shows in his recent coverage of politics in Florida. This guy has a [...]
Sole Man Times-Picayune photojournalist Jennifer Zdon has a well done multimedia piece mixing video and stills about the dying art of the shoe shine man. It is embedded here courtesy of the Times-Picayune in New Orleans. Direct link here: The Times-Picayune
Michelle Obama’s great-great-grandfather, Jim Robinson, worked as a slave on the Friendfield Plantation in Georgetown, S.C. Many of the slave quarters on the plantation still stand untouched and alone on the property. View the Washington Post Story: A Family’s Exodus from Slavery