Category Archives: newspapers

sen. lautenberg announces retirement

I’m really excited that I had the opportunity today to shoot a freelance assignment for the Star-Ledger, based in Newark, N.J. They hired me (the first time they’ve hired a D.C. photographer in YEARS! YAAY!) to get pictures of Sen. Frank Lautenberg, who today announced his retirement.   After some scrambling around, I managed to […]

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interviewed for “fit to print” documentary

A couple of weeks ago I had the privilege of sitting down with Adam Chadwick, a former copy editor from The New York Times who, like me, was laid off from the newspaper industry. After he was laid off, Adam decided to take a long, hard critical look at the newspaper industry. He started talking […]

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out working!

Special thanks to my former Washington Times colleague Jim Brantley, who got double-booked last night and offered me an assignment for The Hill newspaper. I photographed a book signing party at the Liasion hotel for Caroline Firestone, whose new book, “Afghanistan in Transition,” is now available. I have to admit I was not familiar with […]

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life after newspapers

After three years as a staff photographer at The Washington Times, I was laid off Dec. 31, 2009 along with the entire photo staff, save two editors. The paper dismissed about 60 percent of the entire newsroom in an effort to reshape itself in the face of the changing journalism industry. Although we sort of […]

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