Missouri Press Bulletin 10 15 2019 E Edition Page 1

By Missouri Press Staff The Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame in Columbia will induct four award-winning photojournalists and teachers of photography and journalism on Oct. 17. This will be the 15th group of inductees since the founding of the Hall of Fame in 2005. Inductees are the late William Fambrough; Bill Battle of Washington; Jim Curley of Columbia; and Dan White of Kansas City. Photographs made by the inductees will be on display during the 4 p.m. ceremony and reception in the Sam B. Cook Hall at the new Center for Missouri Studies, located at 605 Elm St., Columbia. Those photographs will join the Hall of Fames collection of work by inductees. Information about the Photojournalism Hall of Fame and previous inductees can be seen at photojournalismhalloffame. org. RSVP for the induction ceremony online at bit.ly/mophotoj or by email at mharper@mopress.com William L. Fambrough Sr. spent three decades documenting African American life in Kansas City as a photojournalist. Born in Little Rock, Ark., as a boy he convinced his parents to buy him a Kodak Brownie camera to support his budding interest in photography. He worked for The Kansas City Call during the 1950s and 1960s, as well as a freelance photographer throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area into the 1970s. Many of Fambroughs photos appeared in The Kansas City Star , although he went uncredited. He died in 1983. Bill Battle had his first journalistic experience as a staff and sports writer for his junior high school newspaper, the Rockwood South Junior High School Ram Page , in the early 1980s. He joined the staffof the Washington Missourian as a sports writer, photographer and darkroom tech. He became sports editor in 1996. At the Missourian , he has earned numerous awards for his sports photography and writing. Jim Curley has spent his career wearing many hats, from photographer and editor to educator and archivist, but he has always been a champion for the values of photojournalism. As a photographer, he worked at the St. Joseph News-Press and the Columbia Daily Tribune before joining the Agricultural Editors ice at the University of Missouri. Curley also had an active freelance photography career, covering state and national politics and sports for Agence France Press and others. At MU, he taught in the Agricultural Journalism program for 15 years and mentored numerous students. Dan White is an internationally published photographer having spent more than 45 years as a newspaper photojournalist and freelancer. He got his start in his chosen profession at his hometown paper, the Flint (MI) Journal , and went on to attend the University of Missouri School of Journalism. Soon after graduating, he joined The Kansas City Star , where he was part of the Pulitzer Prize-winning staffrecognized for its coverage of the collapse of the Hyatt Hotel skywalks. No. 1366 - 15 October, 2019 5 William Fambrough Bill Battle Jim Curley Dan White D onors: Duane Dailey Bill Hankins Bill Kuykendall Dave Marner Photojournalism Hall of Fame induction is Oct. 17 in Columbia

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