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2016 News Video Workshop still has spots available
02/26/2016 // By Adrienne Andrews"If you give us a week, we will change your life."This is the motto for the annual NPPA News Video Workshop, now in its 56th year, and the program director Julie Jones feels that this is as true as it's ever been."We say that line...
Madison Schmidt Wins NPPF Gordon Yoder Award
02/25/2016 // ATHENS, GA (February 25, 2016) – The National Press Photographers Foundation congratulates Madison Schmidt as the winner of the 2016 Gordon Yoder Award for video photojournalists.The award will allow Schmidt to attend the NPPA News Video Workshop...
Chelsea Matiash, Brad Smith Appointed To NPPA Board
02/23/2016 // ATHENS, GA (February 23, 2016) – Melissa Lyttle, president of the National Press Photographers Association, appointed two new members to NPPA's board of directors today. Visual journalists Chelsea Matiash and Brad Smith have agreed to serve...
5 ways to get ready for the Northern Short Course
02/19/2016 // By Adrienne AndrewsThis year's Northern Short Course in Iselin, New Jersey, is only one week away. Held February 25-27th, the event will encompass three-days of speakers, dozens of workshops, portfolio critiquing, and more. Here are some ways to...
The Student Quarterly Clip Contest is almost ready to reopen
02/19/2016 // By Adrienne AndrewsAfter years of inefficiency, outdated software and use complaints, the NPPA decided to address the issues surrounding the Student Quarterly Clip Contest in 2015 in their efforts to improve the quality of all contests provided. Now...
Australian Warren Richardson Wins World Press Photo
02/18/2016 // AMSTERDAM (February 18, 2016) – The jury of the 59th annual World Press Photo Contest selected an image by Australian photographer Warren Richardson as the World Press Photo of the Year 2015.Richardson’s picture – which also won first prize in the...
Photojournalist, editor Bill Snead, 78
02/15/2016 // LAWRENCE, KS (February 15, 2016) – Legendary photojournalist and newspaper editor Bill Snead, 78, died Sunday in his hometown of Lawrence, KS, where he started his career as a photography assistant at the Lawrence Journal-World while he was still a...
Victoria Sarno Jordan discusses receiving Michel du Cille Scholarship
02/12/2016 // By Adrienne AndrewsATHENS, GA (February 12, 2016) – Victoria 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...
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...

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