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Photographer/digital pioneer joins Friends board

Stanley Farrar, a long-time photographer and newsroom digital pioneer, has joined the board of directors of Friends of The Daily Texan, Inc.
After graduation with a philosophy degree from UT Austin, Stanley worked as photographer and photo director for Texas Student Publications.
He then went to the Associated Press Washington, D.C. bureau as a picture editor and came back to Austin as director of photography and graphics at the Austin American- Statesman.
After seven years at the Statesman, he began a 25-year stint with The Seattle Times. He began as Assistant Managing Editor for photography, design and graphics and took on representing the newsroom on company-wide technology changes.
He was a member of a small team that began the first online operations at the Times. Stanley served for 10 years as managing editor and executive producer for and for his last three years in Seattle was project manager for the implementation of a new newsroom publishing system.
Since retiring and moving back to Austin he has served on the board of the Austin Center for Photography and done volunteer photography for the Hill Country Land Trust.
Stanley joins 15 other directors on the board of Friends of The Texan, a non-profit organization established to lend support and assistance to The Daily Texan, an institution at the University of Texas at Austin since 1900.

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