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NPPA BOP Awards Show & Education Festival Line-Up Announced

July 21st, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
The National Press Photographers Association’s “Best Of Photojournalism Awards Show & Education Festival” is growing near and final plans are being made for the August 8-9, 2014, event in West Palm Beach, FL.

Cortona, Where Photography Brought A Town Back To Life

July 20th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
Under the bask of the Tuscan sun it only took four years for the Cortona On The Move photography festival to become one of the world’s most important, if not the most fun, annual events on the international photography scene.

NPPA Joins FAA Filings Supporting Drone Exemptions

July 17th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
The National Press Photographers Association has filed comments to the Federal Aviation Administration in support of petitions from a number of aerial photography and video production companies seeking exemptions from FAA rules to commercially operate small unmanned photography drones.

Journalism Groups Urge Obama To Stop Excessive Controls On Public Information

July 8th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
Thirty-eight journalism and open government groups (including the National Press Photographers Association) today called on President Barack Obama to stop practices in federal agencies that prevent important information from getting to the public.

NPPA Launches Three-Part Series On Stock Photography

July 7th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
Today the National Press Photographers Association published the first of a three-part series by Janet Smith on Stock Photography.

Best Of Photojournalism Awards Event Returns, August 8

June 27th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
NPPA executive director Chip Deale has announced that after a lapse of several years, an event showcasing the top winners in NPPA’s annual Best of Photojournalism competition will be held again this year.

Guttenfelder, Johnson, Richards, Skerry Named Geographic Fellows

June 26th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
Four photographers have been named as National Geographic Photography Fellows during a surprise announcement at the National Geographic Explorers Symposium.

NPPA And NPPF Boards To Meet August 8

June 25th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
The Boards of Directors for the National Press Photographers Association and the National Press Photographers Foundation are scheduled to meet on Friday, August 8, 2014, at the Palm Beach Photographic Centre in West Palm Beach, FL.

NPPA And NPPF Boards To Meet August 8

June 25th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
The Boards of Directors for the National Press Photographers Association and the National Press Photographers Foundation are scheduled to meet on Friday, August 8, 2014, at the Palm Beach Photographic Centre in West Palm Beach, FL.

Eugene Richards Receives 2014 Missouri Honor Medal

June 23rd, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
Documentary photojournalist and filmmaker Eugene Richards has been named as one of seven recipients of the 2014 Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism.

Watch Live: John G. Morris Lecture From ICP

June 23rd, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
Tuesday night’s International Center of Photography Lecture Series featuring legendary photography editor John G. Morris of Paris is sold out, but the rest of the world will be able to watch it live as ICP has announced that video from the event will be streamed online.

NPPA Member Wins Major Victory Against Suffolk County Police Department

June 18th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
National Press Photographers Association member Philip Datz yesterday won a major settlement from the Suffolk County Police Department in a civil rights suit stemming from Datz’s arrest while filming law enforcement activity on a public street.

NPPA Member Wins Major Victory Against Suffolk County Police Department

June 18th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
National Press Photographers Association member Philip Datz yesterday won a major settlement from the Suffolk County Police Department in a civil rights suit stemming from Datz’s arrest while filming law enforcement activity on a public street.

NPPA Photo Journal: The New York Times & LENS

June 16th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
For his final installment of NPPA’s Photo Journal, veteran photography editor Jim Colton interviewed The New York Times photographers and bloggers James Estrin and David Gonzalez, the “co-captains” of LENS, the Times’s wide-reaching online photography blog.

News Photographer Magazine Launches Digital, Online Version

June 13th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
ews Photographer magazine, the monthly print publication of the National Press Photographers Association, is now available online in a new digital Web version beginning today.

Application Deadline Extended For NPPF Career Expansion Scholarships

June 6th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
The National Press Photographers Foundation has extended the deadline until June 24, 2014, to apply for five NPPF–NPPA Career Expansion Scholarships, Foundation president Tom Hardin said today.

NPPA Photo Journal: Alison Wright, Spanning The Globe

June 5th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
Alison Wright’s “pursuit of the human connection” has taken her to nearly every country in the world, including several meetings with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and through the gates of “the other side” and back during a near-death experience in Laos.

Rome Photojournalism Workshop With Riccardo Venturi

May 30th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
Shoot 4 Change and NPPA are glad to announce a Workshop on Photojournalism with photojournalist Riccardo Venturi at The House of the Storytellers in Rome.

Friday Funeral In Pavia For Slain Photojournalist Andy Rochelli

May 29th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
A memorial service for the slain journalist Andrei Mironov was held Thursday night in Rome, and the funeral for Italian photojournalist Andy Rochelli will be Friday morning in his birthplace of Pavia.

Italian Photojournalist Andy Rocchelli, Translator, Killed In Ukraine

May 25th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
The Italian Foreign Ministry today confirmed that photojournalist Andy Rocchelli, 30, and his interpreter, journalist Andrei Mironov, a Russian citizen from RU Memorial, died from wounds suffered yesterday in Slaviansk.

Electronic Photojournalism Workshop 25th Anniversary Reunion Planned

May 20th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
Twenty-five years ago John Long, Bill Hodge, and John H. Cornell Jr., who now are all former NPPA presidents, launched an important and land-breaking NPPA event at Martha’s Vineyard. They called it the Electronic Photojournalism Workshop. And now they are planning a 25th anniversary reunion this fall in Florida called “The Vision,” held in conjunction with a virtual reunion which is set for October 4, 2014.

Tim Goheen Named Ohio School Of Visual Communication Director

May 15th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
Tim Goheen, an illustrator, designer and infographics specialist with nearly 30 years of professional experience, has been named director of the award-winning School of Visual Communication at Ohio University after a nationwide search. His appointment is effective July 15.

NPPA’s Greg Smith To Receive IPC Leadership Award

May 13th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
Greg Smith, the Business Practices Chair for the National Press Photographers Association, will be honored by the International Photographic Council (IPC) as one of the IPC’s 2014 Leadership Award recipients this Thursday in New York.

Photo Journal: Deanne Fitzmaurice, Multi-Tasker

May 12th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
In the next installment of NPPA’s Photo Journal, veteran photography editor Jim Colton talks with Deanne Fitzmaurice about her life after the Pulitzer Prize, her entrepreneurial venture with husband Kurt Rogers, embracing multimedia, staying connected with her subjects, and getting naked for the sake of the story.

Seven College Students Receive NPPF Scholarships

May 12th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
Seven college students have been selected by the National Press Photographers Foundation to each receive $2,000 scholarships.

Michiel Munneke Steps Down As Director Of World Press Photo

May 9th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
World Press Photo Supervisory Board Chairman Pieter Broertjes and Michiel Munneke announced today that Munneke will leave his position as managing director per November 1, 2014.

Michiel Munneke Steps Down As Director Of World Press Photo

May 9th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
World Press Photo Supervisory Board Chairman Pieter Broertjes and Michiel Munneke announced today that Munneke will leave his position as managing director per November 1, 2014.

Photo Journal: Sacha Lecca & Rolling Stone

April 28th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
In the latest installment of NPPA’s Photo Journal, veteran photography editor Jim Colton interviews Rolling Stone’s deputy director of photography Sacha Lecca.

Gregory Heisler To Teach At Syracuse

April 25th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
Photographer Gregory Heisler will be joining the Multimedia Photography & Design program at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University as a distinguished professor of photography, department chair Bruce Strong announced today.

Tyler Hicks Awarded 2013 Robert Capa Gold Medal Award

April 24th, 2014 | National News, nppa | No comments
Photojournalist Tyler Hicks of The New York Times is the recipient of the 2013 Robert Capa Gold Medal Award for his photographs of a terrorist attack on the upscale Westgate Shopping Center in Nairobi, Kenya last year. The same picture story by Hicks won the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography last week.