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Renée C. Byer’s New Book “Living On A Dollar A Day”

April 15th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Renée C. Byer’s new book “Living On A Dollar A Day” is the cover story of this month’s News Photographer magazine.

NPPA Photo Journal: Maggie Steber, Rite Of Passage

April 15th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
In the next installment of NPPA’s Photo Journal, veteran photography editor Jim Colton interviews photojournalist Maggie Steber.

Buffett Foundation Funds Anja Niedringhaus Courage In Photojournalism Award

April 15th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
The International Women’s Media Foundation is honored to announce the inception of the Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award honoring the courage and dedication of Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus who was killed in Afghanistan on Friday, April 4, 2014.

Tyler Hicks, Josh Haner, New York Times Sweep Photo Pulitzers

April 14th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
Tyler Hicks and Josh Haner, two photojournalists for The New York Times, won the Breaking News and Feature Pulitzer Prizes for Photography today, Columbia University just announced.

Photojournalist Kerim Okten Killed In Turkey

April 10th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
Acclaimed European Pressphoto Agency photojournalist Kerim Okten, 42, has died today in a motorcycle accident in Turkey, EPA announced.

BOSTON: Be Part Of A Sports Illustrated Cover Shoot

April 9th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
Sports Illustrated @SINow invites Bostonians to be part of an historic cover photo shoot featuring Boston Strong. The production is scheduled for Saturday, April 12th, 7:00am, at the corner of Boylston and Dartmouth … the finish line of the 2014 Boston Marathon.

AP Photojournalist Anja Niedringhaus Killed In Afghanistan

April 4th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
A veteran Associated Press photographer was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. Anja Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed instantly

KUSA-TV, WAVY-TV, And KCCI-TV Win NPPA’s Station Of The Year Titles

April 2nd, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
KUSA-TV, WAVY-TV, And KCCI-TV Win NPPA’s Station Of The Year Titles.

Jonathan Malat Wins Ernie Crisp TV News Photographer Of The Year

April 2nd, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
Jonathan Malat of KARE-TV in Minneapolis has been picked as this year’s Ernie Crisp Television News Photographer of the Year during the final round of Television Photojournalism judging at NPPA’s Best Of Photojournalism contest.

Released From Captivity In Syria, Ricardo García Vilanova Recovering In Barcelona

April 1st, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
“I am a war photographer, and I need to start working again,” freelance photojournalist Ricardo García Vilanova told News Photographer magazine today, only two days after he was released by his kidnappers in Syria.

BOP Judges Pick Winners In Video Photography & Editing Categories

April 1st, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
The second full day of judging the National Press Photographers Association’s 2014 Best Of Photojournalism Video Photography and Video Editing contest is underway at the Michigan State University School of Journalism, and the names of winners in more categories were released this morning.

Six Finalists Picked For Ernie Crisp Television News Photographer Title

March 31st, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
Judging is underway in the Video category of the National Press Photographers Association’s 2014 Best Of Photojournalism competition at the contest’s host site, the Michigan State University School of Journalism, and the panel has announced six finalists for the Ernie Crisp Television News Photographer of the Year title.

Photo Journal: The Midland Daily News, Three Amigos

March 31st, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
On the heels of photojournalist Sean Proctor winning NPPA’s 2014 Best Of Photojournalism contest’s Photojournalist of the Year (Smaller Markets) title, and the Midland (MI) Daily News picture editing and photography team of Proctor, Neil Blake, and Nick King placing third place in the Pictures of the Year International Photo Editing Portfolio, the newspaper’s picture staff is riding high.

Kidnapped Photojournalist, Reporter Freed In Syria

March 30th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
Photojournalist Ricardo Garcia-Vilanova, kidnapped along with reporter Javier Espinosa in northern Syria last September, was freed along with Espinosa on Saturday night near Tal Abiyad.

Boston’s Stanley Forman: Worst Fire Call I Ever Heard

March 28th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
“I still remember, when I was listening to the radio I welled up in tears. I kept hoping their radio was dead, or maybe the battery went dead, or that the rescuers had got them, or they dropped the radio,” Stanley Forman said today. “But it was not meant to be.”

Gary Hershorn Leaving Reuters Photos

March 26th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
Gary Hershorn, the global sports picture editor for Reuters News Pictures, has announced his departure from the picture service. Hershorn says that the company told him that due to “changes in coverage” his position has been eliminated. His last day with Reuters will be April 1.

Gary Hershorn Leaving Reuters Photos

March 26th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
Gary Hershorn, the global sports picture editor for Reuters News Pictures, has announced his departure from the picture service. Hershorn says that the company told him that due to “changes in coverage” his position has been eliminated. His last day with Reuters will be April 1.

Matthew Pearl Named NPPA Solo Video Journalist Of The Year

March 25th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
The points have been tallied and judges have released the NPPA TV Quarterly Clip Contest results for 2013, and Matthew Pearl of WXIA-TV in Atlanta is the NPPA Solo Video Journalist of the Year.

Matthew Pearl Named NPPA Solo Video Journalist Of The Year

March 25th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
The points have been tallied and judges have released the NPPA TV Quarterly Clip Contest results for 2013, and Matthew Pearl of WXIA-TV in Atlanta is the NPPA Solo Video Journalist of the Year.

New York Times Wins NPPA’s Best Use Of Multimedia

March 24th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
A story called “The Jockey” by Chang W. Lee, Barry Bearak, and the staff of The New York Times has won Best Use of Multimedia in the National Press Photographers Association’s Best Of Photojournalism 2014 Multimedia contest, the judges announced today.

Niko Koppel, Róbert Csere Are NPPA’s Picture Editors Of The Year

March 24th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
Niko Koppel, a picture editor for The New York Times, is the National Press Photographers Association’s Best Of Photojournalism 2014 Newspaper Picture Editor of the Year (Individual). And in the Magazine category, for the fourth time editor Róbert Csere of .týždeň has taken the Magazine Picture Editor of the Year title.

John Tlumacki, Sean Proctor Win NPPA’s Photojournalists Of The Year

March 24th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
John Tlumacki of The Boston Globe today was named the National Press Photographers Association’s Best Of Photojournalism 2014 Photojournalist of the Year (Larger Markets), and Sean Proctor of the Midland (MI) Daily News was selected as the Photojournalist of the Year (Smaller Markets).

Austin Center For Photography Closing

March 19th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
AUSTIN, TX (March 19, 2014) – After only five years, the Austin Center for Photography has announced that it is shutting down.

Reuters Denies Ethical Allegations, While Some Syria Photographs Still Questioned

March 18th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
In response to a story last week in The New York Times that raised serious ethical questions about the practices of some news photographers in Syria following the death last year in Aleppo of an 18-year-old Reuters freelancer, the news agency issued a statement denying the article’s allegations and refuting any wrongdoing. 

Two Killed In KOMO-TV Seattle Helicopter Crash

March 18th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
A pilot and a photographer were killed this morning when a helicopter operated by KOMO-TV crashed at Fisher Plaza in downtown Seattle, just south of the Space Needle, while taking off from the station’s rooftop helipad.

Northern Short Course: Still Curious, After All These Years

March 15th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
When the weather forecasts started slipping out, the back channel chatter started: winter weather for the first day of the 2014 NPPA Northern Short Course, rain and ice and snow. Bad, bad news – it’ll drive down walk up registration, folks won’t make the journey.

NPPA Donates $20K To Support Eddie Adams Barnstorm

March 13th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
The National Press Photographers Association has donated $20,000 to the Eddie Adams Barnstorm Workshop to support its ongoing educational efforts in visual journalism, which are in concert with NPPA’s educational mission, president Mark Dolan announced today.

After Teen Freelancer’s Death, Ethical Questions About Reuters Photos In Syria

March 13th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
After Molhem Barakat, a teenage Syrian photographer who freelanced for Reuters, was killed in December while covering rebel fighting in Aleppo, questions arose in the journalism community about what exactly was going on in Syria with freelancers. Today some of these questions have been answered when The New York Times reported that the Reuters News Picture Service, operated by Thomson Reuters, has been sending their clients news photographs from the Syrian civil war that were shot by “activists” who supported the rebels.

NPPA Best Of Photojournalism Judging Starts This Week

March 12th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
The final live round of judging for the National Press Photographers Association’s Best Of Photojournalism contest is about to begin on campus at the School of Visual Communication (VisCom) at Ohio University in Athens, contest director Terry Eiler said today.

Dissertation Survey For Picture Editors On War Photographs

March 11th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
A graduate student at the University of Texas at Austin is looking for photography editors to participate in an anonymous survey about the editing process surrounding images of war and conflict.