August 16, 2006
Channel 11 Photographer Named Photojournalist of the Year
HOUSTON -- KHOU-TV Channel 11's Chief Photographer Tony Delgado has been named photojournalist of the Year by the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.
Delgado was given the honor for his creative visual storytelling for a body of work including stories as varied as Hurricane Katrina and crimes at cattle ranches.
"Tony has been a tireless supporter of his craft and the NAHJ and has helped train countless up and coming reporters and photojournalists," says KHOU-TV Executive News Director Keith Connors. "He uses his talent to bring stories to life for Channel 11 everyday and is very deserving of this honor."
The NAHJ awards honor outstanding journalists and excellent work that serves the Latino community. Award recipients will be honored at a gala in Washington D.C. in October.
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