Best Of Photojournalism

Renowned as “the contests designed for photojournalists by photojournalists,” and incorporating the many facets of the visual journalism industry, NPPA's Best of Photojournalism competitions attract the most talented professionals in still, video, multimedia, and editing, year after year. The National Press Photographers Association is delighted to announce that all four 2016 Best of Photojournalism competitions are now open for entry.

The deadline for entry will be Friday January 29, 2016 at 3pm EST.


For registration and entry information please click the link to the division you wish to enter below.

Here are the 4 divisions & their rules and categories:

For a complete list of the 2014 BOP winners click here!

For a complete list of the 2013 BOP winners click here!

You can view the BOP winners archives here!

Former Director, School of Visual Communication, Ohio University 

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Photographer/Pulitzer Winner

Freelance Picture Editor

ZUMA Press founder

School of Visual Communication, Ohio University

Minnesota Public Radio

KSNW TV, Witchita, KS