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

April 3, 2012

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.”