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Victoria Sarno Jordan discusses receiving Michel du Cille Scholarship
02/12/2016 // By Adrienne AndrewsVictoria Sarno Jordan, a 24-year-old photojournalism student at George Washington University in Washington D.C. has been awarded the 2016 Michel du Cille Scholarship from the NPPA board of the Northern Short Course.Jordan, who...
Student application to the Alexia Foundation Grant still open
02/12/2016 // By Adrienne AndrewsAlthough the professional deadline to apply for the Alexia Foundation grants passed last weekend, the application for students will remain open until March 3.The Alexia Foundation, which takes as its motto 'photography that drives...
NPPF Scholarship application deadline quickly approaches
02/12/2016 // By Adrienne AndrewsThe National Press Photographers Foundation scholarship application deadline is quickly approaching, as it closes at 11:50 EST on March 1.The Foundation is offering over 10 scholarships this year, all of which may be applied for...
Victoria Sarno Jordan Wins Michel du Cille Scholarship
02/06/2016 // ATHENS, GA (February 6, 2016) – The Board of Directors of the Northern Short Course in Photojournalism are pleased to announce Victoria Sarno Jordan is the recipient of the inaugural Michel du Cille Memorial Scholarship. Sarno Jordan is an Argentine...
NPPA president and student representative to the board address student membership problems
02/05/2016 // ATHENS, GA (February 5, 2016) – Despite worry about the National Press Photographers Association's low membership rates among younger visual journalists, a demographic that will ultimately become the future of the NPPA and the industry as a whole,...
What do some NPPA student chapters think hinders student membership?
02/05/2016 // The attention paid to student photojournalists is a major concern for the various student NPPA chapters around the country. Further, attracting new younger members to the NPPA continues to be a tricky endeavor for the organization as a whole....
NPPA Emergency Board Meeting Today At Noon
02/05/2016 // ATHENS, GA (February 5, 2016) – An emergency special meeting of the board of directors of the National Press Photographers Association has been called for noon today, Friday February 5, 2016, at 12:00 noon EST.The meeting was announced this morning...
Changes, Improvements In NPPA’s Monthly News Clip Contest
02/01/2016 // By Kyle GranthamRegional Chairs Representative (regionsrep@nppa.org)ATHENS, GA (February 1, 2016) – Big changes are coming in 2016 for NPPA’s Monthly News Clip Contest (MNCC). We’ve seen unbelievable success with the new clips...
NPPA searches for a new executive director
01/28/2016 // With NPPA executive director of two years Chip Deale having departed to pursue a senior-level position for Financial Executives International in New Jersey, the official search for a replacement executive director has begun.For the time being, Mark...
Different Perspectives: What defines great photojournalism?
01/28/2016 // Melissa Lyttle is the NPPA president and an independent photojournalist based in St. Petersburg, Florida. She is only the fifth female president in the NPPA's 70-year history and has previously held the office of the NPPA vice president....

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