So proud to share that I and my colleagues at The Jersey Journal newspaper have been honored with 16 state awards in the 2014 Better Newspapers Contest sponsored by the New Jersey Press Association, including a First Place win in the News Picture Story category for my photo coverage (below) of the funeral for Darren Maurice ‘Reese’ […]
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Here are some of the best images that I’ve taken for The Jersey Journal in 2014. Sadly, there had been quite a few funerals, but there are lighthearted moments as well. I hope 2015 will bring more of the latter. Some photos link to a longer post. Just click on the photo to see more. […]
It’s already almost halfway through 2014, so forgive me if I’m only finally getting around to updating my blog with some of my favorite news images from last year taken around Hudson County, N.J. for The Jersey Journal (including one image I took just for my own). One set of images, taken in November when […]
JERSEY CITY, N.J., DEC. 13, 2013 — Seven F/A-18 Hornet aircraft piloted by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels flight demonstration squadron flew by One World Trade Center in New York City, as seen from across the Hudson River at Exchange Place in Jersey City, for a promotional photo shoot. Six of the fighter jets flew […]
9.11.13 The Statue of Liberty is framed by One World Trade Center, left, and the Tribute in Light memorial in Lower Manhattan on the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on New York City. (Reena Rose Sibayan/Reena Rose Photography)
The year 2012 was a great one for me personally because my son, Renzo, was born in September. So at every assignment I covered for the newspaper from the start of the year, Renzo was along for the ride until August when I took my maternity leave. Here are a few of my favorite images […]
9.11.12 Together with the One World Trade Center still under construction, left, and the Statue of Liberty, the Tribute in Light memorial shines once again from Lower Manhattan on the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on New York City, as seen from Port Jersey Boulevard in Jersey City, N.J. (Reena Rose Sibayan/Reena Rose […]
See photos from when the space shuttle first arrived in New York City and when it was docked in Jersey City in preparation for its final journey to the Intrepid.
See more photos and read the stories by Rafal Rogoza of The Jersey Journal: Space Shuttle’s trip to the Intrepid pushed back an hour and The latest schedule for space shuttle’s voyage to the Intrepid Museum
See more photos and read the story from The Jersey Journal’s Travis Fedschun: Fleet Week parade sails up Hudson River as aircraft provide show in sky
HOLMDEL, N.J., MAY 21, 2012 — At Saint Peter’s College’s 121st commencement ceremony at the PNC Bank Arts Center, 872 students received their degrees. (Reena Rose Sibayan/The Jersey Journal)
JERSEY CITY, N.J., APRIL 27, 2012 — People gathered at Liberty State Park to watch the arrival of the space shuttle Enterprise on top of NASA’s 747 shuttle carrier to New York City. (Reena Rose Sibayan/The Jersey Journal)
A compilation of my best news photos from 2011. If you’d like to see more, here’s a similar post for 2010 and 2009. Thanks for looking!
Just found out today that this photo is a third place winner in the National Press Photographers Association’s Region 3 Monthly Clip Contest for May 2011.
2.4.12 UPDATE: This photo won first place in the Feature/Single Picture category of the National Press Photographers Association’s Region 3 Monthly Clip Contest for July 2011. Read the story by Jim Fitzgerald from The Associated Press: Baked Apple: Heat Wave Hits Urban Northeast
Read the story by Julius Zeitlinger of The Jersey Journal: Nieves is remembered as ‘real hero’ at funeral Mass at St. Aloysius
2.4.12 UPDATE: The photos for this story won first place in the General News category of the National Press Photographers Association’s Region 3 Monthly Clip Contest for July 2011. And landed the front page of the Star-Ledger:
JERSEY CITY, N.J., JUNE 21, 2011 — Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman announced at Liberty State Park he is seeking the 2012 Republican nomination for president, the same place Ronald Reagan–his former boss–chose three decades ago. Huntsman is also President Barack Obama’s former ambassador to China. (Reena Rose Sibayan/The Jersey Journal) Read the story from […]
Read the story by Michaelangelo Conte of The Jersey Journal: Funeral for Jersey City Marine who was killed in carjacking hears family praise his character and life offered up to service