Kendra Luck, DogumentarianDogumentarian: 1. One who captures the character of dogs in their natural setting. 2. One who creates photographs of actual canine events as they occur in a factual and creative way
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Kendra D. Luck Photojournalist


September 2001-current--Dogumentarian and general freelance photography.

September 1999 to August 2001 -- Staff photographer, San Francisco Chronicle (450,000). Hired to work in expanding bureaus covering both local and regional stories. Working out of their Oakland office I covered all types of stories including; expanded coverage of Jerry Brown's new military academy, traveled to Arizona for baseball spring training, Southern California for the crash of Alaska Airline flight 261, Detroit for an in-depth story on urban casinos and Denver for Raiders vs. Broncos Monday night football game.

December 1992 to September 1999 -- Staff photographer Contra Costa Newspaper Group (190,000). A chain of five Knight-Ridder newspapers, the Contra Costa Times, West County Times, Valley Times, San Ramon Valley Times and the Ledger Dispatch.

January 1987 to December 1992 -- Freelance photographer. Mainly working for two newspapers, the Contra Costa Times and the Ledger Dispatch. Other publications I worked for include The Freelance, Brentwood News, San Ramon Valley Times, Valley Times, Contra Costa Sun and Associated Press.


On going: various National Press Photographers Association, Region 10 & CPPA monthly clip contest wins.
2001 Editor & Publisher photo of the month.
2000 CPPA third place general news.
1998 CNPA first place sports photo. CPPA Gold Seal third place news photo. SFBAPPA second and third place general news photo, second place sports photo. East Bay Press Club second place sports and portrait photo. I finished in the top ten for R/10 and in the top 20 for CPPA clip standing for 1998. 1996 CNPA second place sports photo, CPPA Gold Seal third place sports photo.
1995 East Bay Press Club first place in picture story, feature and sports feature photos.
1993 CNPA second place spot news photo.
1992 Participated in the Eddie Adams Workshop V. Oct. 1992.
1991 2nd. place, California Press Photographers Association, College Photographer of the Year, 1991, portfolio.


San Jose State University, San Jose California, I completed all coursework for a BA in journalism with an emphasis in photography and a minor in art. References upon request.


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