Veteran Out Reporter Hank Plante to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award from AP: VIDEO


Retired KPIX, San Francisco, political reporter Hank Plante will accept the 2012 Stan Chambers Award for Extraordinary Achievement from the Associated Press Television and Radio Association on June 2 in Pasadena, California.

Plante was one of the first out gay reporters in the country. He tells Towleroad, "I never thought this award would be possible when I made a decision to be open & honest about being gay when I started in TV 35 years ago."

The AP based its decision to honor him on the amazing clip reel, AFTER THE JUMP...

Congratulations, Hank!

Posted April 3, 2012 at 7:02am ETC by Andy Towle
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