Photojournalism

Honored by Emmy

Honored by Emmy

As a storyteller, I get to be a witness to powerful, important stories and pass them on.  Often they are deeply personal.  It’s a significant privilege to be entrusted with these stories by the people who share them with me. I have an obligation to document them as respectfully and accurately as I can, then discern how […]


Iowa Heroes: A salute to World War II veterans

Iowa Heroes: A salute to World War II veterans

Charles Edward Richardson, 89, of Mason City, a member of the famed 34th “Red Bull” Infantry Division, survived 517 frontline combat days fighting in North Africa and Italy.  He has carried the sorrowful memory of lost friends throughout his life.   (Christopher Gannon/The Register)   Rex Burnett Crawford, 89, flew 36 missions over Europe as a […]


Iowa Caucus: scenes from the campaign trail

.1%. Eight votes. One tired photographer.  Well, we might want a recount of the tired photographers… Of the 122,225 ballots cast in the Iowa Caucus on Tuesday evening, that razor-thin margin gave former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney a victory over a surging Rick Santorum.  It made for a long night to conclude Iowa’s first-in-the-nation vote […]


Dignity & Memory

Respect and honor for the memory of those who died or went missing in the Virenam War is in full blossom in West Des Moines.


Southern Iowa’s Amish outpost

It may not appear so to the casual observer, but Davis County, Iowa is booming.