About Manny Crisostomo
CRISOSTOMO, MANNY is the multimedia editor at The Sacramento Bee, prior to that he was a senior photographer, where he relished long-term special projects. A few years ago his photo documentary on Hmong refugees won the 2005 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for International Photography. In 2006, a story of rising childhood obesity ran as four part series in The Sacramento Bee. Manny wrote, photographed and videotaped, “The Weight” (http://www.sacbee.com/static/live/news/projects/theweight/) which received the McClatchy President’s Award and the 2007 EPpy presented by Editor & Publisher and Mediaweek magazines. “The Weight” won for Best Special Feature in a Web Site – Enterprise, more than one million unique monthly visitors, beating out projects from msnbc.com and cbsnews.com. Previously, Crisostomo worked at the Detroit Free Press where he won numerous photo awards, including the 1989 Pulitzer Prize in feature photography, for his yearlong documentary of an inner-city high school. He has a degree in photojournalism from the University of Missouri and an honorary doctorate from the University of Guam. In 1991, he took a sabbatical and returned to his native Guam to document the island and the Chamoru people in a coffee-table book "Legacy of Guam: I Kustumbren Chamoru". While in Guam Crisostomo taught photojournalism at the University of Guam and was publisher of a “Latte Magazine” a monthly city magazine. He has published three other books - "Mainstreet: Small Town Michigan," "Moving Pictures: A Look at Detroit From High Atop the People Mover" and "Guam From the Heavens."
- Was accepted for Mar 26-31 2006 Multimedia Training.
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Content on this site written by Manny Crisostomo (includes contributory writing):
- Amazing "Flying" Ants
- High up in the rainforests, scientist stumble upon an amazing discovery - wingless worker ants gliding to survive. Cephalotes atratus, the scientific name for the gliding ant, lives in Central and ...
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