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My name is Phil Konstantin. My "user name" is listed as Philkon.

I retired on April 2, 2016. I then traveled around the country for 18 months. Travels With Phil -   

From March 25, 2013 through April 1, 2016, I worked for Total Traffic. My job was as their helicopter reporter doing breaking news & traffic. My reports could be heard on KFMB. My video could be seen on almost all TV stations in San Diego.
Promo Video #1:
Promo Video #2:

I worked at KGTV (Ch.10) from June 7, 2010 to January 31, 2013. My job at KGTV was as their helicopter reporter doing breaking news & traffic. I post the photos I took from the helicopter here at: .

I used to work at KUSI-TV in San Diego (May 2005 to May 2010). As a part of my job, I met many people listed in Wikipedia. I almost always took photos of these people and added them to Wikipedia (if a more appropriate photo was not already in use). I posted all of these photos on my KUSI website at:

I am an enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation. I have authored, or co-authored, several books on American Indian history and law, including:
This Day In North American Indian History - 2002;
Native American Indian History For Dummies - 2008; and
The Wacky World Of Laws - 2009

My career has included:
California Highway Patrol officer -
TV & Radio reporter - (my first regular job in broadcasting was in 1973)
Author - wrote or contributed to five books. Wrote approx. 100 newspaper and/or magazine articles.
Computer Operator (At NASA's Mission Control during the last two Apollo missions and the Skylab missions. -

My primary website (active since 1996) is:

Another website started in 2012 is Very Big Photos - thousands of photos in a "virtual reality" format.

Just some of the Images I personally took and have added (in no particular order)[edit]

--Philkon (talk) 20:17, 29 May 2011 (UTC)

Images of me with some of the famous people I have met & taken photos of[edit]

I have added a bunch of photos with me and famous people. This is to prove to some Wikipedia editors that I really do meet famous people and take their photos. I hope this will keep them from deleting my photos because they think they were copied, screen shots or stolen.