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Jeff Pierce began his career in journalism as a combat correspondent with the 101st Airborne Division in Vietnam. After earning a graduate degree in journalism from the University of Kansas he worked in Washington D.C. where he was a member of the White House News Photographers.
He joined KRON-TV with their Washington Bureau in 1980. In addition to his contributions to news coverage Jeff shot the pilot and was the principal photographer for the long running KRON show Bay Area Backroads.
Returning to the news department he has covered numerous national political conventions, three NFL Superbowls, the Olympic games in Sydney Australia and countless events in bay area history.
He has been honored with awards from the Society of Professional Journalists,, The Radio-Television News Directors Association, The San Francisco Press Photographers and others.
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