The NPPA is surveying its membership to assess today's industry both inside the newsroom and those who are independent and/or self-employed. We are seeking to determine the role visuals play and the staffs that create them by examining staff numbers and what level visual leadership are engaged in the decision-making process in the use of visuals in those organizations. Click here to take the survey.

WEST: Hayne Palmour IV | San Diego Union-Tribune: 1st Place General News, May 2017

CENTRAL: John R. Ehlke | The West Bend Daily News (West Bend, Wisconsin): 1st Place Feature/Single, May, 2017

NEW ENGLAND: Peter Pereira | The Standard-Times (New Bedford, Massachusetts): 1st Place Photo Story/Essay, April 2017

SOUTHEAST: Melissa Sue Gerrits | The Fayetteville Observer: 1st Place Spot News, May 2017

NORTHWEST: Drew Nash | Times-News (Twin Falls, Idaho): 1st Place Portrait/Illustration, May 2017

NY/INTERNATIONAL: Sarah Condon | Observer-Dispatch (Utica, New York): 2nd Place Sports Feature, May 2017

SOUTH: Jay Janner | Austin American-Statesman: 3rd Place Sports Action, May 2017

MID-ATLANTIC: Kyle Grantham | TheNews Journal (Wilmington, Delaware.) : 1st Place Feature Single, May 2017

MIDWEST: Liz Moughon | Courier-Journal (Louisville, Kentucky): 1st Portrait/Illustration, May 2017

MULTIMEDIA: Team Tampa Bay Times, 1st Place Team, Quarter One 2017

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