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Posts by Kenneth Irby

About Kenneth Irby

Kenny founded Poynter's photojournalism program in 1995. He teaches in seminars and consults in areas of photojournalism, leadership, ethics and diversity.
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33 young writers graduate from Poynter's The Write Field program

Graduates of Poynter's The Write Field program pose for a photo with their mentors, sponsors, instructors and supporters. (Boyzell Hosey, Tampa Bay Times) The Mahaffey Theater was the scene of honored accomplishment on Friday night as 33 Write Field graduates shared a rite of passage before a packed house of family members, mentors, educators, sponsors and friends. The … Read More
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Sochi photo coverage takes 'patience, planning, logistics'

Harry Walker, photo director at McClatchy-Tribune Information Services, has a unique vantage point overseeing MCT's visual coverage of the Olympic Games. Raised in Savannah, Ga., Walker graduated from Morehouse College in 1980. He started his photojournalism career at The Columbus Dispatch, where he worked from 1988 until 1992. Before joining MCT, he worked as features and weekend photo editor at … Read More
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How shopping, prayer led to Columbus Dispatch’s viral Ted Williams video

Before Ted Williams entered rehab for drug and alcohol issues, he was a homeless man Doral Chenoweth saw on his way to the store. Chenoweth, a Web producer for The Columbus Dispatch, told me by e-mail how he discovered Williams and what happened next as "the 'golden voice' video went viral." Columbus Dispatch Web Producer Doral Chenoweth first … Read More
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