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University photographer to share Katrina photos at national convention

June 15, 2012

Harold Baquet, the Loyola University New Orleans photographer since 1989, will be a featured presenter next week at the annual convention of the National Association of Black Journalists, held June 20-24 in New Orleans.

Baquet will speak to members of the NABJ’s visual task force about his experience photographing the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. He will be joined by several other notable photographers who covered the storm, including Willie Allen Jr. and Boyzell Hosey from the St. Petersburg Times in Florida; Gina Gayle, photojournalist, educator and multimedia storyteller; and Lance Washington of New Orleans’ WVUE-TV

NABJ is an organization of journalists, students and media-related professionals that provides quality programs and services to and advocates on behalf of black journalists worldwide. Founded in 1975, in Washington, D.C., the NABJ is the largest organization of journalists of color in the nation.

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