JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2001 Ohio News Photographer PAGE 2 OHIO NEWS PHOTOGRAPHER JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2001 Dispatch legend Joe Pastorek dies at 71 KATHY LYNN GRAY THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH With a crusty manner and a twinkle in his eye, Joe Pastorek showed many a green journalist the ropes in his 39 years as a always looking for something a bit differ- ent.ÕÕ His photographs won numerous awards through the years, including the annual Look magazine all-sports photo con- test. Ohio State coach Woody Hayes once ONPA OHIO NEWS PHOTOGRAPHERS ASSOCIATION INC. Dispatch photographer and assistant photo praised a Pastorek photograph as the "finest BOARD CHAIRMAN BOB DEMAY chief. football pictureÕÕ he had ever seen. Floyd PHONE (800) 777-9477 Pastorek, 71, died of an apparent heart Sanders, retired newsroom artist, remem- attack while delivering newspapers in E-MAIL email@example.com bered Pastorek as "always a laughing, jovial Fremont,Ohio, near his person, very in tune with the news and con- home in Marblehead. PRESIDENT ED SUBA, JR. scientious. He was a good newspaperman.ÕÕ PHONE (800) 777-9477 He was larger than Yet Pastorek balanced the fast paced, life in both personality long hours at the newspaper with more E-MAIL firstname.lastname@example.org and physique, and his relaxing time hunting, fishing, camping and frequently mumbled flying small planes. STILL VICE PRESIDENT LISA DUTTON "dumb . . . re-portersÕÕ Sanders was with Pastorek when PHONE (419) 724-6143 comment was taken "Moose,ÕÕ as he was known, bagged a 230- E-MAIL email@example.com with a grain of salt by pound buck during a 1967 hunting trip on those who knew he had horseback in Wyoming. Pastorek brought a soft spot for inexperi- TV VICE PRESIDENT VINCE SHIVERS back the meat and had the buckÕs head PHONE (330) 744-8821 enced staffers and was mounted for display. never far from laughter. Joe Pastorek Later, he won a photography contest in E-MAIL firstname.lastname@example.org "He was a very Wyoming with a shot he took on that trip of funny, lively man who always kept the several hunters on horseback in the dis- SECRETARY DAVID I. ANDERSEN photo department in stitches, whether at tance. PHONE (216) 999-4156 work or at social gatherings,ÕÕ said Dispatch In later years, PastorekÕs passion for E-MAIL email@example.com photographer Tom Sines. "He would suck fishing led to weekend retreats on Lake Erie his stomach in and drop his pants at a with his wife, Virginia. HeÕd often invite momentÕs notice just to get everybody to TREASURER KIMBERLY BARTH Dispatch friends out on the lake with him, PHONE (800) 777-9477 laugh.ÕÕ as long as theyÕd promise to take the sport Pastorek graduated from East High E-MAIL firstname.lastname@example.org as seriously as he did, Ross said. "If you get School in 1947 and was trained in photog- sick, you get sick in the boat and weÕll keep raphy while in the Navy. He started at The fishing,ÕÕ Ross said Pastorek used to say. STILL CLIP CONTEST CHRIS PARKER Dispatch in 1951. He was a fountain of The couple moved to Marblehead per- PHONE (614) 841-1781 information about the city heÕd lived in all manently after Pastorek retired in 1991. In E-MAIL email@example.com his life, and seemed to know everyone in addition to his newspaper career, Pastorek town, "from the lowest to the highest,ÕÕ had a number of side businesses throughout TV CLIP CONTEST DAVID COLABINE Sines said. his life, including a camping trailer sales His friendly manner helped him weave PHONE (513) 763-5443 company from 1959 through the mid-1970s E-MAIL firstname.lastname@example.org a wide web of contacts throughout his years in Columbus. as a photographer, said Sheldon Ross, Besides his wife, Pastorek is survived Dispatch chief photographer in the 1960s by his daughter, Susan B. Miller of ANNUAL STILL CONTEST DAVID POLCYN and 1970s. Hillsdale, Mich., and sons Wayne of Grove PHONE (419) 521-7218 "He had a good nose for news, and he City and David of Pickerington. E-MAIL DPolcyn@smgpo.gannett.com liked to get out and meet the people. He was ANNUAL TV CONTEST TONY GIORDULLO TV Clip clarification Herral Long arrested PHONE E-MAIL (513)412-5055 .email@example.com A recent disqualification in the quar- Toledo Blade photographer Herral terly television clip contest seems to war- Long was arrested January 9 while taking rant a clarification of the rules. pictures at a fire in downtown Tiffin. Ohio News Photographer Apparently some people reading the Long was charged with misconduct at The official publication of the Ohio News rules for the feature category interpreted an emergency, a first-degree misdemeanor. Photographers Association Inc. the rule to mean they could put 48 actual He is accused of crossing the yellow and hours of work into a story spread out over a black caution tape around the fire and dis- EDITOR BOB DEMAY week or more. That is not the case. obeying a police officerÕs order to leave the PHONE (330)244-0155 The rule means if you start to work on area. E-MAIL firstname.lastname@example.org a story Monday it must air by Wednesday. The police complaint stated that Mr. If you can not meet that criteria the story Long refused to cooperate with police or ADDRESS LETTERS AND CORRESPONDENCE should be entered in the in-depth category produce identification. Long, said he iden- TO THE EDITOR AT: regardless of the subject matter. tified himself by name and as a Blade pho- At the present time there are not tographer and had a press identification in 8300 SAPPHIRE AVE NE enough entries to justify adding additional plain sight. CANTON, OH 44721 categories. Like the monthly still clip con- He said the officer, who was later test categories are more limited than in the year end contest. identified as detective Dave Pauly, said he was a police officer but refused repeatedly Ohio Online Follow the time limits and constraints to identify himself by name or rank. "In no www.onpa.org of each category and enter accordingly. If way was I interfering with anybody who you have questions or suggestions regard- was doing anything," Mr. Long said. WEBMASTER MARK DUNCAN ing the rules contact clip chairman Dave Long pleaded not guilty to the charges. PHONE Colabine or Television Vice president The matter is set for a pretrial hearing (216) 771-2172 Vince Shivers. E-MAIL email@example.com February 16 the trial is set for March 23. JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2001 OHIO NEWS PHOTOGRAPHER PAGE 3 Odds Ôn ends ONPA to celebrate 50th at Atwood Lake Resort Congratulations are in order Fifty years have passed since the first meet- tion at the Spokesman Review in Spokane, for several still members who ing of the Ohio Press Photographers Association Washington and Al Tielemans, staff photogra- recently received national recogni- in New Philadelphia. pher with Sports Illustrated. tion for their work. There have been many changes in both our As has been our custom the past few years A feature picture, by Neal industry and our organization since then. Even we will hear from one of our own as Mark Lauron of The Columbus Dispatch our name is different. Duncan of the Associated Press in Cleveland which was on the back cover of the Back then it was an all boys club carrying shares his images and expertise. last ONPA newsletter was chosen around 4 by 5Õs. Local television news wasnÕt Headlining the television program is Lance as one of the top 25 Pictures of the even born yet. In the early years women were Ing with USA Today Live who was the NPPA Year for 2000 on the MSNBC web welcome, but only as contestants in a beauty con- Region 4 POY in 1999. site. test. He will be joined on the program by Harry Three other members had Fifty years and much has changed, but not Sampler from WXIA-TV in Atlanta. so much at all. ItÕs still all about turning out the Historical stories for the television program national clip wins in the NPPA best product we can. have not yet been finalized. Anyone with sugges- monthly clip contest. Gary Green That will be the driving force as we meet tions should contact television vice president of the Akron Beacon Journal once again for our annual seminar and business Vince Shivers. placed first in sports in March. In meeting at Atwood Lake Resort, March 30-31. Our life members will be our guests for the the same month Fred Squillante Both still and television programs will take occasion. There will be no charge for registration of The Columbus Dispatch placed a look back at some of the major stories of the or dinner for life members and their spouse. We third in the feature category. last 50 years. do ask however if you plan on attending to pre Jason Molyet of The News Still photographers will revisit the Xenia register using the form below so we can plan Journal in Mansfield placed first in tornado, the Kent State University anti war accordingly. spot news in April. demonstrations and ClevelandÕs civil rights riots. The early bird discount deadline for paid Copley Ohio Newspapers has Photographers Skip Peterson of the Dayton Daily registrations is March 15. All fees increase by purchased The Independent In News, Paul Tople of the Akron Beacon Journal $15 after that date. Massillon and The Times Reporter and freelancer Ron Kuntz of Cleveland will over- Rooms are available by calling Atwood in New Philadelphia, total circula- see the historical perspectives. Lake Resort at (800) 362-6406. The room rate is tion 38,000, from the Journal They will be joined on the program by Scott $89.The resort is located 25 miles southeast of Register Company of Trenton, NJ. Sines, managing editor of opinion and presenta- Canton, OH with access to I-77. Journal Register has decided to keep two other Ohio dailies that it had offered for sale, The News- ONPA 50th Anniversary registration Herald in Lake County and The Morning Journal in Lorain. NAME: EMPLOYER/SCHOOL: Copley Ohio is a subsidiary of STREET ADDRESS: The Copley Press, Inc of La jolla, CITY/STATE/ZIP: Calif. Copley Press newspapers include 11 dailies and 30 weeklies HOME PHONE: E-MAIL: in California, Illinois and Ohio. SEMINAR REGISTRATION PLEASE CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX BELOW Copley Press acquired The MEMBER $35 AFTER MARCH 15TH $50 Repository in Canton during the past year. 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Jean Neice of The Vindicator in Youngstown and her husband On the cover LEW STAMP OF THE AKRON BEACON JOURNAL PLACED FIRST IN SPOT Jeff are proud parents of a baby boy, Isaac James Neice born NEWS INOCTOBER. A POLICE SWAT OFFICERS WERE INVOLVED IN A January 12. Congratulations to SHOOTOUT WITH A SUSPECT AT HIS HOME. FAMILY MEMBERS ARRIVED ON Jean and Jeff. THE SCENE SHORTLY AFTER VISIBLY UPSET. Bob Christy, chief photogra- pher at The Times Reporter has left the paper and accepted a staff Inside photographer position at Kent State A LOOK AT ETHICS OR A LACK THEIR OF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 - 5 University. STILL AND TELEVISION CLIP STANDINGS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Damon Moritz has left his SEPT/OCT CLIP WINNERS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 - 11 position at Suburban Newspapers of Dayton and joined the staff at PAGE 4 OHIO NEWS PHOTOGRAPHER JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2001 IÕve been confronted with the issue of reality. Making the interview a little warmer, staging. It has become an issue of concern of tweaking the lights, only using one or two many of our television members. The number answers from a 10 minute interview, shooting one factor contributing to this problem seems a one-part stand up much less a three-parter, to be contests and the misguided ethics of asking questions in a way which draws out photographers who will do anything to win. good bites, even butting bites together. After There are many issues with staging; how- all we are trying to make lemonade out of ever, IÕll just deal with the most disturbing con- lemons, right? cerns. When I first entered this business, stag- From this definition, playing the devils ing was something that I knew nothing about. advocate of course, I would have to say that Working in production everything is setup from one degree to another, all TV people from the scripts to camera movements and stage. From that context, and in that context, locations. A production shoot is choreo- though all TV people stage stuff... not all TV graphed, and you can say that the production people fake stuff. ItÕs the faking stuff which shoot is staged. fuels this debate. Faking stuff is dangerous, Both television news and commercial pro- deceitful and doesnÕt really work anyway. I Vince Shivers duction deal with story telling, however, the can see it from a mile away. TV Vice president manner in which the two gather the material When I was younger and trying to learn for story telling differ greatly. the whole sequence thing I would ask people The act of staging in which IÕm referring to to wait constantly between shots while I was is the following: telling people what to say, trying to capture the sequence. It was pretty telling people what to do and directing people funny actually. My motives were pure but I on how to perform a new story. wouldnÕt do that now. Now I just try and get Does Its our job as professionals to capture the news as it occurs, and tell the story from the point of view of the news situation. This is a challenge and its whatÕs makes our jobs excit- what I can during reality. I see it as a chal- lenge. Faking stuff always looks staged any- way because people arenÕt actors. We all have our different comfort levels Your ing. IÕm sure some of you will have other defi- with whatÕs ok and whatÕs not. I would chal- nitions of staging and we can discuss that lenge those who say they donÕt stage to con- issue all day long. sider their beliefs, open their minds, and ask Brad Houston of KUSA in Denver has a themselves the tough questions like Òare you great definition of staging: ÒIÕd say staging is sure?Ó Video for the Theater. TV photojournalists are sup- posed to be catching reality. However the lines do become blurred, there are many gray areas, and certain scenarios really depend on Whatever we do we shouldnÕt fake it. Practice anticipating the action, thinking ahead so you donÕt miss it, and if something is re- enacted make sure you are letting the viewer Tell the personÕs own definition of staging. know that this is a reenactment. ItÕs about I guess anytime we make an edit, the credibility. WeÕre losing our audience but letÕs purists would have to say its staging. Anytime hang onto our credibility.Ó we turn on a light the purists would have to This debate will go on about what staging say its staging. Anytime we change is and what itÕs not. Staging and faking isnÕt the realityÉthe purists would have to say its stag- ing. The simple fact is that we do stage any time we move a table or turn a chair. I person- something that photojournalists are totally responsible for, but we must speak out against this act. Staging damages our reputations as professionals, and staging is dishonest to our- Truth ally do not have a problem with that. However, selves and our viewers. those simple things are actually changing real- The essential issue is that we must dis- ity. If staging is changing reality then we are cuss staging to clear up this issue, and come all guilty of staging. But to what degree? to an ethical conclusion. As photojournalists and editors we are in Houston sums it simply, ÒItÕs dishonest. We very powerful positions. We are the inter- should be honest with the viewers. Staging preters of reality. Are we getting it right? needs a definition first before it can be debat- I think itÕs important for all of us to really ed because what is staging to one may not be consider what we are doing and not be afraid staging to another, but lying is always wrong.Ó of examining how, why, and if we are changing JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2001 OHIO NEWS PHOTOGRAPHER PAGE 5 Oh I yearn for the days of black and white Ever watch a newscast and see the video but, IÕm not talking about film for my camera. ItÕs roll of a reporter walking slowly down a sidewalk a digital world now and that camera is long with the interview subject for the story like gone. The black and white I refer to is the stan- theyÕre long lost friends catching up on old dards by which we all should be working by. times? These rules do not resemble a February Ever watch a reporter and photographer set northeast Ohio sky. They are clear to most of us a scene like this up? but others see things a little cloudy when they The answer to both is probably yes. put winning awards and contests ahead of Well if the walk wasnÕt real, what else in the ethics. story is staged? Did the subject perform the There is no gray area in paragraph three of same task three times so the photographer the National Press could shoot it three differ- Photographers ent ways? Associations Code of Ethics -- It is the individ- It is the This is not just a tele- vision issue there are still ual responsibility of every photographers who bend photojournalist at all times to strive for pictures individual the rules. Some who are asked to by fellow that report truthfully, hon- employees. Bob DeMay estly and objectively. That paragraph applies to still responsibility Recently a young photographer working at and television photogra- a 25,000 circulation daily phers. Winning awards of every in Ohio was told that their ethics were too hard should be icing on the core. A copy editor told cake for a job well done. It should not be the rea- photojournalist the individual, ÒIf you donÕt stage pictures you son the job was shot. If youÕd rather put the hardware in front of ethics, Hollywood is at all times to donÕt get the shot.Ó IÕm happy to say that this person is sticking to what they know is right. Facing where you belong. You strive for Hopefully they and any- the can create anything you one else who has been in like and they hand out these shoes will post this this Oscar thing thatÕs a pretty big deal in the world of awards. pictures that column on a bulletin board in their work place. Not for my posterity sake, The easy thing for report truthfully, but to educate those who me to do would be to stick my head in the sand and pretend that these problems donÕt exist in Ohio and paint a pretty honestly and donÕt seem to know any better. Charges against a member for vio- lations of the Code of made truth about picture. If I did IÕd be no Ethics, or causes detri- better than those who have that clouded view of objectively. mental to the best inter- ests of the profession of paragraph three. news photography will be YouÕve heard the NPPA Code of Ethics heard by the Committee whispers about someone of Judiciary of the ONPA. you know not abiding by the rules. After that you hear this personÕs work talked about and you wonder, Òdid they set this up too?Ó Well if this person has no credibility with you, imagine the subject of the work let alone Through this process one can loose their membership, itÕs a privilege, not a right. The only way the whispers will stop is when we hold the guilty parties accountable and do so with the same fanfare we announce the winners our lies the viewer or reader. of a contest. If people canÕt trust what the see as reality Perhaps youÕre reading this thinking IÕm not how can they trust what is read over the air or guilty this doesnÕt concern me. Well your wrong. put down in newsprint. As a news photographer It should concern all of us. you are no better than a writer making up If you have an opinion about this issue feel quotes when you stage or direct your subjects. free to forward it so we can share it with others Some people get so good at it you canÕt tell in the next newsletter. if itÕs live or Memorex. ItÕs when that work is rec- There are things here that people may have ognized that the problem gets magnified. not wanted to hear or read but, they needed Organizations such as our own hold this work said. up to be the end all. If we do it knowingly weÕve There I feel better now, itÕs all in black and lost all our credibility too. white. PAGE 6 OHIO NEWS PHOTOGRAPHER JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2001 still clip rules still clip standings through October Photos must be entered in the month published. A photo 1. Ken Love, Akron Beacon Journal 610 37. Lindsay Semple, The Vindicator 76 can be entered only after its Chris Russell, Columbus Dispatch 38. Ken Blaze, The News Herald 70 initial publication. Sort clips by 3. Fred Squillante, Columbus Dispatch 438 39. Kyle Lanzer, Alliance Review 68 category: 4. Dave Polcyn, The News Journal 318 Melanie Sochan, Tribune-Chronicle Spot news: A picture of 5. 41. Ty Greenlees, Dayton Daily News an unscheduled event for Neal Lauron, Columbus Dispatch 288 64 which no advanced planning 6. Gary Green, Akron Beacon Journal 276 Jason Kaye, The Vindicator was possible. Examples: fires, Glen Hartong, Cincinnati Enquirer Duncan Scott, The News Herald accidents and natural disas- 8. Scott Heckel, The Repository 260 Scott Shaw, The Plain Dealer ters. General news: A picture Tim Revell, Columbus Dispatch 45. David Distelhorst,Sun Newspapers 62 of a scheduled political, social 10. Tom Dodge, Columbus Dispatch 230 Jason Molyet, The News Journal or cultural event for which advance planning was possi- Bill Lackey, Springfield News-Sun Luis Sanchez, Beacon Journal ble. An assigned and/or sched- Steve Schenck, Morning Journal 48. Patti Schaeffer, Morning Journal 60 uled news event. Example: 13. Matthew Hovis, The Gazette 228 Jeff Swinger, Cincinnati Enquirer Demonstrations, funerals, trials 14. Alysia Peyton, Columbus Dispatch 204 50. Bill Kennedy, The Plain Dealer 56 and promotional events. 15. Michael Blair, The News Herald 200 Craig Ruttle, Cincinnati Enquirer Portrait: A picture of a person 16. 52. Lew Stamp, Akron Beacon Journal that reveals the essence of the Will Shilling, The Tribune Chronicle 198 52 subjects character. Sports: An 17. David Richard, Morning Journal 190 53. Corey Zemrock, Medina Gazette 50 unposed sports related picture, 18. Eric Albrecht, Columbus Dispatch 186 54. Greg Lynch, The Journal News 48 either feature or action. Sports Steve Herppich,Cincinnati Enquirer 55. Tim Norman, The Other Paper 46 related portraits should be 20. Marshall Gorby Springfield News-Sun 150 56. Kimberly Barth, Akron Beacon Journal 44 entered in the portrait catego- ry. Feature single: A general Lisa Powell, Dayton Daily News Mame Burns, Dayton Daily News human interest photo. Multiple 22. Joe Maiorana, This Week Newspapers 140 58. James DeCamp, Columbus Dispatch 42 picture: A photo story, 23. Bill Sinden,The Marion Star 136 Marvin Fong, The Plain Dealer sequence or series of any sub- 24. Maribeth Joeright, News Herald 130 Kevin Graff, The Newark Advocate ject matter. Illustration: A cre- 25. Jim Witmer, Dayton Daily News 124 Mike Munden, Columbus Dispatch ated picture, not a found situa- 26. Jim Laskey, Springfield News-Sun 110 Greg Ruffiva, Sun Newspapers tion or portrait. Intended to clarify or dramatize a pre-con- Aimee Obidzinski, Dayton Daily News 63. Sarah Bates, Medina Gazette 38 ceived idea. This would include 28. Chip Gamertsfelder, SNP 102 Mary Circelli, Columbus Dispatch illustrations depicting food, 29. Joy Parker, This Week Newspapers 100 Ernest Coleman,Cincinnati Enquirer fashion, industrial or editorial 30. Brynne Shaw, The Plain Dealer 98 66. Tom Puskar, Ashland Times Gazette 36 topics. This category will be 31. Karen /Schiely, Beacon Journal 96 67. Daniel Melograna, The News Journal 30 judged quarterly but clips must 32. 68. Shannon OÕBrien, Dayton Daily News be entered in the month pub- Julie Vennitti, The Repository 92 20 lished. 33. Jeff Adkins, Columbus Dispatch 88 69. Stephen Counsel,This Week 16 Remove your name and 34. Malinda Rackley, Freelance 84 Haraz Ghanbari, Freelance affiliation from the front of the 35. Darrin Bryan, SNP Columbus 80 71. James Miller, The Marion Star 12 clip. Affix a label with your Lorrie Cecil, This Week Newspapers Dipti Vaidya, SNP Columbus name, publication, address, category and date of publica- tion on the back. Include a separate sheet of paper with your name, address and total 3rd quarter television clip results and standings number of clips entered. Spot News 1 Ali Ghanbari, WJW, Cleveland 63 Layouts are judged as a 1st - Chris Hedrick, WBNS-TV, "Everything single entry but single pictures is Gone", 2nd - Scott Doelling, WBNS-TV, 2 Jeff Barnhill, WKRC, Cincinnati 43 from a layout can be entered also. You must submit another "It didn't Kill Us", 3rd - Mike Loomis, 3 Chris Reece, WJW, Cleveland 36 clip of the single image from WLWT-TV, "98 degrees and Storming" 4 Dave Colabine, WKRC, Cincinnati 28 the layout in this case. In Depth Wire service photogra- 1st - Jeff Barnhill, WKRC-TV, "The Veggie 5 Chris Hedrick, WBNS, Columbus 22 phers and stringers may enter prints but they must be signed Mobile" 6 Tony Giordullo, WLWT, Cincinnati 19 on the back by a supervisor General News 7 Kim Fatica, WKYC, Cleveland 18 noting they had been transmit- 1st - Ali Ghanbari, WJW-TV, "Very Special ted. Time", 2nd, Vince Shivers, WFMJ-TV, 8 Vince Shivers, WFMJ, Youngstown 17 Each entrant is limited to "Lucifer's Ladder", 3rd - Dave Colabine, 9 Scott Doelling, WBNS, Columbus 16 a total of nine clips per month. WKRC-TV, "Knight checkmate" The clip contest is open to all Feature 10 Doug Herrman, WJW, Cleveland 11 ONPA members in good stand- ing who live or work in Ohio 1st - Chris Reece, WJW-TV, "Leap Frog", 11 David Hollis, WJW, Cleveland 10 during the month entered. The 2nd - Ali Ghanbari, WJW-TV, "Cory's ONPA clip contest is not affili- Passion" 12 Madeline Fuerste, WDTN, Dayton 7 ated with the NPPA Region 4 clip contest. Mail clips by the 7th of the month following pub- lication to: NPPA Region 4 gets new still clip contest chairman Jim Rider has stepped down as NPPAÕs Region e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. as well as Chris Parker 4 still clip contest chairman. email@example.com. ThisWeek Newspapers All entries should now be directed to Denny Simmons also hopes to establish a Region 4 670 Lakeview Plaza Blvd. Simmons at 2900 Terri Lane, Newburgh, IN 47630. discussion list to post results and standings in the Suite F Simmons can be reached by phone at (812)490- future. Columbus, Ohio 43085-1781 0186 (Home), (800)288-3200 ext. 528 (Work) or via PAGE 7 OHIO NEWS PHOTOGRAPHER JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2001 September winners SPOT NEWS 1st - Lorrie Cecil This Week Newspapers 2nd - Jim Laskay Springfield News-Sun 3rd - David Polcyn Mansfield News Journal HM - Haraz Ghanbari Freelance HM - Glenn Hartong The Cincinnati Enquirer GENERAL NEWS 1st - Steve Schenck The Morning Journal 2nd - Steve Schenck The Morning Journal 3rd - Kevin Graff The NewarkAdvocate HM - Marshall Gorby Springfield News-Sun FEATURE 1st - Matthew Hovis Medina County Gazette 2nd - Jim Witmer Fred Squillante of The Columbus Dispatch was the first place winner in the third quarter illustration cate- Dayton Daily News gory with his photo to go with a story about homework help and the resources students need in completing 3rd - Eric Albrecht their projects. The Columbus Dispatch HM - James Miller The Marion Star PORTRAIT 1st - Lisa Powell Dayton Daily News 2nd - Chris Russell The Columbus Dispatch 3rd - Tim Revell The Columbus Dispatch HM - Lisa Powell Dayton Daily News SPORTS 1st - Ken Blaze The News Herald G The assistant director of a new Metro Park 2nd - Jim Witmer wetland gazes across one of the newly filled Dayton Daily News ponds from an observation deck. The photo by 3rd - Joe Maiorana Chris Russell of The Columbus Dispatch This Week Newspapers placed first in picture story in September. HM - Darrin Bryan This Week Newspapers J Lorrie Cecil of ThisWeek Newspapers in FEATURE STORY Columbus placed first in spot news in 1st - Chris Russell September with her photo of a family members The Columbus Dispatch embracing after a tornado ripped through their 2md - Scott Heckel Delaware county farm. The Repository 3rd - Matthew Hovis Medina County Gazette ILLUSTRATION 1st - Fred Squillante The Columbus Dispatch 2nd - Fred Squillante The Columbus Dispatch 3rd - Mary Circelli Columbus Dispatch JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2001 OHIO NEWS PHOTOGRAPHER PAGE 8 G Lisa Powell of The Dayton Daily News placed first in portrait in September with her picture of an Olympic swimmer at Wright State University from Zambia. I Ken Blaze of The News Herald placed first in sports in September wither his photo of two cross country runners avoiding a collision during a meet in Mentor. High school chemistry students watch an experiment on how to determine an objectÕs volume by immersing it and measuring the amount of water displaced. In this case the object was their classmate. The photo by Steve Schenck of The Morning Journal in Lisbon placed first in feature in September. PAGE 9 OHIO NEWS PHOTOGRAPHER JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2001 October winners SPOT NEWS 1st - Lew Stamp Akron Beacon Journal 2nd - Maribeth Joeright The News Herald 3rd - Glenn Hartong The Cincinnati Enquirer GENERAL NEWS 1st - Melanie Sochan Warren Tribune Chronicle 2nd - Greg Lynch The Journal News 3rd - Glenn Hartong The Cincinnati Enquirer HM - Luis Sanchez Akron Beacon Journal FEATURE 1st - Fred Squillante The Columbus Dispatch 2nd - Chris Russell The Columbus Dispatch 3rd - Chris Russell The Columbus Dispatch G A portrait for a story about a local gardner HM - Ken Love by Chris Russell of The Columbus Dispatch Akron Beacon Journal was the first place winner in October. HM - Jason Kaye The Vindicator HM - Joy Parker This Week Newspapers I A campaign visit to Warren by Al and Tipper Gore provided Melanie Sochan of The PORTRAIT Tribune Chronicle a first place win in general 1st - Chris Russell news in October. The Columbus Dispatch 2nd - Eric Albrecht Columbus Dispatch 3rd - Neal Lauron The Columbus Dispatch HM - Tom Dodge The Columbus Dispatch HM - Chris Russell The Columbus Dispatch SPORTS 1st - Ken Love Akron Beacon Journal 2nd - Jason Kaye The Vindicator J A youngster juggling 3rd - Joe Maiorana pumpkins at a 50th birth- This Week Newspapers day bash for the Peanuts HM - Ernest Coleman comic strip captured by The Cincinnati Enquirer Fred Squillante of The HM - Jason Kaye Columbus Dispatch was The Vindicator the first place feature win- FEATURE STORY ner in October. 1st - Ken Love Akron Beacon Journal 2md - Stephen Herppich The Cincinnati Enquirer 3rd - Matthew Hovis Medina County Gazette HM - Matthew Hovis Medina County Gazette JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2001 OHIO NEWS PHOTOGRAPHER PAGE 10 Ken Love of the Akron Beacon Journal placed first in sports and picture story in October with his photos about a young rodeo cow- boy , who was heading west to pur- sue his dreams. The photo above of Jeremy James of Hudson leaping from his quarter horse to wrestle a steer to the ground placed first in sports. The story, which also placed first appeared in the paperÕs Sunday Beacon Magazine. The photo at left was the cover shot. OHIO NEWS PHOTOGRAPHER 8300 SAPPHIRE AVE NE PRESORTED STANDARD CANTON, OH 44721 U.S.POSTAGE PAID A KRON, OH PERMIT NO. 1 3 8 9 - 0 0 0 RETURN SERVICE REQUESTED An inpatient five year-old peeks in the window at a Dance Studio while waiting with his mother for his sister to finish her lesson. The photo by Matthew Hovis of The Medina County Gazette placed first in feature in September.