This Week’s Featured Course on Newspaper Training: A Day in the Life of a Community Newspaper Photographer

Craig Hodge is a veteran newspaper photographer. Craig began his career as a photojournalist in 1974 in Coquitlam at the Columbian Daily Newspaper and helped start The Tri-City News, where he worked until his retirement in June 2011. In his 36-year career, Craig’s achievements were recognized with 42 international, national, and provincial journalism awards.

In this video series, Craig walks viewers through a day in the life of a newspaper photographer. From the type of equipment you need before you hit the road to taking the best action or news shot. Experience a day in the life and become a better newspaper photographer.

To take this course, please click here. 

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