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Dai Sugano

San Jose Mercury News
Photojournalist / Senior Multimedia Editor
Dai Sugano is an Emmy Award-winning photojournalist and senior multimedia editor at the San Jose Mercury News. He covers a wide range of assignments which have included: rising economic inequality in China; "Cost of Dying," a series on end-of-life care issues in the U.S.; poverty in India; Hmong refugees who have immigrated to the U.S.; California's 2003 gubernatorial recall; and "Torn Apart," a 30-minute documentary on a Bay Area family divided by immigration rules. In 2014, his video "Magic in Motion," a behind-the-scenes look at Circus Vargas, won a National Edward R. Murrow Award from the Radio Television Digital News Association. In 2008, Sugano won a national Emmy Award in New Approaches to News and Documentary Programming for "Uprooted," which followed the displacement of a group of mobile home residents in Sunnyvale, Calif. Other works have been nominated for an Emmy Award and a Pulitzer Prize in photography, and he has received awards from EPPY, Best of the West, NPPA and other international and national photojournalism organizations.

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