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Photo editor

James Joseph Roark, American photo editor. Recipient Gold medal California State Fair, 1977; Special Commendation Associated Press Managing editors Association, 1977. Served with United States Air Force, 1964-1968. Member National Press Photographers Association, California Press Photographers Association, Greater Los Angeles Press Photographers Association.

Background

Roark, James Joseph was born on December 4, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Joseph Robert and Mary Margaret (Moser) Barnas.

Education

Graduate, Famous Photographers School, Chicago, 1969.

Career

Copy clerk Los Angeles Herald Examiner, 1968-1969, staff photographer, 1969-1979, senior photo editor, since 1979. Member photo-journalism advisory committee Los Angeles Pierce College, since 1979.

Membership

Served with United States Air Force, 1964-1968. Member National Press Photographers Association, California Press Photographers Association, Greater Los Angeles Press Photographers Association.

Connections

Married Catharina Erika Bernstrom, October 27, 1979.

father:
Joseph Robert Barnas

mother:
Mary Margaret (Moser) Barnas

spouse:
Catharina Erika Bernstrom