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Smith, Bruce Lee



  • Existence: 1956-2010

Bruce Lee Smith was a newspaper entertainment reporter and photographer. He worked for the Valley Morning Star from 1983 until 1996, then again from 2000 until he retired in 2008. In April 2009 Smith and two colleagues won second place in the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors competition for a feature series of articles about the Rio Grande Valley’s Medal of Honor recipients. The series was called "Uncommon Valor" and was published in May 2008 to coincide with Memorial Day. In 2010 Smith won the Valley Morning Star’s Readers’ Choice Awards for Best Photographer.


Author: Janette Garcia


Barajas, Michael and Ed Asher, "Friends remember Bruce Lee Smith," Valley Morning Star, September 05, 2010 and phone call to Valley Morning Star February 17, 2011 to verify employment dates.