Thursday, April 21, 2011

Former Troy Daily News photographer killed in Libya

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

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