Highlights for Art Howard
WRAL-TV is known nationwide for their award winning photographers. The documentary, “One Day in North Carolina,” specifically October 14, 1989, is a compilation of work by eight photographers who were picked to travel to various locations across North Carolina to chronical a day in the life of everyday people. No reporters; just photographers. The story unfolds through the lens of the camera.
The photographers were Rick Armstrong, Mark Copeland, David Creech, Art Howard, Jay Jennings, Jody Kratz, Lori Lair, Bob Sadler.
Field producers: Phyllis Parish and Susan Dahlin. Producer Peter Anlyan. Executive producer Susan Dahlin.
1990 News Highlights include the following top stories: WRAL news covers the buildup of U.S. military troops prior to the combat phase of Operation Desert Storm, sometimes referred to as the first gulf war. The trial of Blanche Taylor Moore resulted in the jury finding Moore guilty of first degree murder. County residents in Richmond, Montgomery and Iredell counties protest a plan to build a hazardous waste incinerator landsite. In politics, incumbent Senator Jesse Helms defeats Harvey Gantt in the elections. Severe weather caused a dredge to ram into the Bonner Bridge, knocking out several sections, rendering it impassable and causing Hatteras Island to be cut off from the mainland. Duke University’s basketball team losses to the Running Rebels of UNLV in the NCAA Championship game held in Denver, Colorado.
Howard won numerous honors for his photography over the years. Here he is shown with an Ikegami videotape camera in the 1980s.