Photographer Strohmeyer to visit

The Omaha World-Herald photo staff’s friend Damian Strohmeyer will be speaking on behalf of the Canon Explorers of Light speaker series on Tuesday, March 5, 2013,  in Lincoln. The  University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communication is sponsoring the event, which is free and open to the public.

Strohmeyer grew up in Axtell, Kan., a small town on the plains, and graduated from Washburn University in Topeka. Strohmeyer was a staff photographer at Topeka (Kansas) Capital Journal and The Denver Post newspapers. He has been affiliated with Sports Illustrated magazine for 20 years, the past 11 as a staff photographer.

Among the major sporting events he has covered are the World Series, the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Final Four, the NBA Finals, the soccer World Cup, the Stanley Cup, the Indianapolis 500, several Olympic Games and 23 Super Bowls. His work has been featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated more than 50 times.

His presentation, which is free, can be seen in Lecture Room 15, College of Journalism and Mass Communications, Andersen Hall, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 200 Centennial Mall North, starting at 6:30 p.m.
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