The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on May 1, 2001 · Page 22
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The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas · Page 22

Salina, Kansas
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Tuesday, May 1, 2001
Page 22
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MAKING A DIFFERENCE TUESDAY, MAY 1,200ft . PHOTO BY JUSriHHAYWORft These are the people who participated In the Salina Project. Back row from left to right: Pete Souza, Evan Semdn, Gary Haynes, Jenny Branlff, Kelly Glasscock, Matt Stamey, Steven Dearinger, Jeanel Drake, Karen MIkols and Tim Janlcke. Front row: Andy Nelson, Mike Shepherd, Tom Bell, Michael Young, Zach Long and Gary Conover. ' I 1 1 K-State photographers, alumni, mentors spend spring break at the Salina Journal for joint project his special section, which appears in both the Salina Journal and the Kansas State Collegian, was produped by students from Students Publications Inc. at Kansas State University. The section Is the result of an intense, one-week photojournalism class for K- State photographers. Eight current K-State students and two future K-State students met at the Journal from f4arch 1823 to make the photographs and write the stories in this section. Seven former K-State photographers, now professionals, came from around the country to be instructors to the students. Photographers from the Journal - who all attended K-State, too - often stayed after their regular shifts to provide advice and encouragement to the students. On March 21, the students and professionals gathered at the Salina Community Theatre to make presentations at a one- day workshop for 63 Kansas high school students. Students peppered the presen- lers with questions about their professional experiences such as photographing political campaigns, the civil rights movement and exotic locations for National Geographic. The student photographers JENNY BRANIFF, a senior at Kapaun Mt. Carmel High School, is from Wichita. She will attend K-Slate in the fall. STEVEN DEARINGER, a senior at K-State, is from Montezuma. JEANEL DRAKE, a freshman at K-Stale, is from Merriam. KELLY GLASSCOCK, a sophomore at K-State, is from Manhattan. ZACK LONG, a sophomore at Barton County Community College in Great Bend, is from Ellinwood. He will attend K-State in the fall. KAREN MIKOLS, a junior at K-State, is , from Wichita. MIKE SHEPHERD, a senior at K-State, is from Wichita. EVAN SEMON, a sophomore at K-State, is from Ellinwood. MATT STAMEY, a junior at K-State, is from Manhattan. MICHAEL YOUNG, a sophomore at K-State,' is from Wichita. The professionals GARY CONOVER worked first at The Monroe (Mich.) Evening News, then moved to New York a year ago to freelance. Some of his best personal work has been collected in "Black Book: A Visual Diary." He graduated from K-State in 1996. GARY HAYNES worked for United Press, The New York Times, The San Francisco Examiner and The Philadelphia Inquirer, from which he retired five years ago. He occasionally freelances for The New York Times and Newsday. He grew up in Salina and graduated from K-State in 1957. JILL JARSULIC works at The Wichita Eagle. She was a student in a similar K-State project in Salina two years ago. She's a 1999 K-State graduate. ANDY NELSON moved to Washington to work for The Christian Science Monitor three years ago. He covered the recent president elections and often covers the White House. Before he worked in Washington, he worked for The Kansas City Times and The Eugene (Ore.) Register-Guard. He graduated from K-State in 1987. BO RADER is picture editor of The Wichita Eagle. He also worked at The Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville, The Kansas City Times and The Baltimore Sun. He graduated from K-State in 1981. JIM RICHARDSON is a freelancer who works mostly for National Geographic. He's also worked at The Topeka Capital- Journal and The Denver Post. He is the author of "High School U.S.A.," a documentary photography book about Rossville High School. His wife, Kathy, manages their stock photography business from their Lindsborg storefront. He attended K-State from 1965-71. PHOTO BY PETE SOUZA Jim Richardson, right, takes a look at Steven Dearlnger's portfolio during the project. The two discussed photos Dearinger could shoot for his photo story to make it more complete. PHOTO BY lURY HAYNES Pete Souza wields a Speed Graphic 4x5 camera at A Smiie A Minute, a Salina camera store that specializes in antique equipment. PETE SOUZA works in Washington for The Chicago Tribune. Souza was a White House photographer for six years during the Reagan administration. His book "Unguarded Moments" is about Reagan. He also worked at The Hutchinson News, The Chanute Tribune and the Chicago Sun-Times. He was a graduate journalism student at Kansas State from 1977 until 1979. Class instructor TIM JANICKE is picture editor for Star magazine, the Sunday magazine of The Kansas City Star. He also worked at The Hutchinson News and The Olathe Daily News. Housing In Salina Tom and Roxanne Bell, Dennis and Carole Kuhlman, Pat Kissell, and Skip McAiexander at St. John's Military School, provided housing for the faculty arid students in this project. At Kansas State University SARA MARTIN, senior in print journalism, designed this section. She is firom Salina. RON JOHNSON, director of Student Publications Inc., provided equipment and coordinated financing for the project. Johnson also organized the high school education day at the Salina Community Theatre. At the Salina Journal TOM DORSEY, chief photographer; JEFF COOPER, photographer; and JUSTIN HAYWORTH, photographer; were mentors. They also supplied technical instruction and assisted with film processing. DAVE ATKINSON, production manager, supervised the printing of the section. BOB KELLY, provided technical support and assisted with computer networking. SCOTT SEIRER, executive editor; and BRETT WALLACE, assistant editor; helped students identify and focus stories and reviewed pictures and stories. TOM BELL, editor and publisher, provided inspiration to the participants. Through the Journal, he provided meals, film processing, work space and the resources of the Journal to publish this section.

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