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Joe Bergman is an award winning photojournalist located in Bakersfield, California. He is the current editor in chief of The Renegade Rip newspaper at Bakersfield College. 

Primarily a sports photographer, Joe photographs NCAA and NAIA events across the nation; NCAA Division III events for the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference; provides photography for Cal Lutheran University, Bakersfield College and University of La Verne Athletics Departments; and also covers high school sports for MaxPreps and carious youth sports throughout Central and Southern California. 

Joe has served as the official photographer for the NCAA Division III Western Regional Volleyball Tournament, the SCIAC Water Polo Tournament, the SCIAC Swimming and Diving Championship, and the SCIAC Golf Championship. 

Joe's work has been published by the Los Angeles Times, Ventura Sun, Bakersfield Californian, and by the NCAA and numerous athletic department websites. 

Joe is best known for capturing an athlete's true emotion, his sarcastic humor, and his ability for always capturing one's good side.