Former Troy Daily News photographer Chris Hondros, 41, was killed Wednesday while covering unrest between Libyan government troops and rebels. Hondros, a North Carolina State graduate completed his masters degree at Ohio University in 1996. Also killed in the mortar and grenade attack was Academy Award-nominated photojournalist Tim Hetherington.
There are several links to stories and a tribute on the News York Times Lens blog.
The News & Observer, Raleigh, NC
NPPA president Sean D. Elliot