Steve Sisney—married Brenda Joyce (Pierce) of Velma, Oklahoma in 1977. They have three children—Brent, Jason, and Tana; and four grandchildren. Sisney has been a staff photographer for The Oklahoman since 1987. He has photographed presidents Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush and covered the Republican National Convention in New York City in 2004.
He has covered notables The Rolling Stones, Carrie Underwood, Garth Brooks, Reba McEntire, Wernher Von Braun, Charlton Heston, Virginia Madsen, Tom Selleck, Michael Douglas, Mike Douglas, Sarah, Duchess of York, David, Robert and Keith Carradine, Ernest Borgnine and Dennis Weaver. He has been on the sidelines shooting the University of Oklahoma’s football team in three National Championship bowl games including the 2000 game (which they won). He was on site at the Oklahoma City Murrah Building bombing within 20 minutes of the blast and had nine photographs in the official commemorative volume “In Their Name.”