You may not know her name or see her work, but for decades, an Alameda County nurse has been making a difference by recognizing a need and doing what she could to fill it. This week’s Jefferson Award winner has spent her career and her retirement bringing health care and more to those most in need.
When this week’s Jefferson Award winner picked up a camera, she changed her life. But as Kate Kelly reports, the Danville teenager is using her films now to make changes for others.
The end of 2010 marks a full six years that we’ve been profiling the Bay Area Jefferson Award winners on CBS5. This year’s group has been just as inspiring as our very first recipients. As we look forward to a new year of stories, Kate Kelly has a look back at some of 2010’s more creative local heroes.
We asked KPIX 5’s Jefferson Awards reporters Elizabeth Cook and Sharon Chin to share what it’s like to tell the stories of Bay Area heroes. Elizabeth Cook: “So often, as journalists, we cover the worst in […]