News Archive

NPPA Advocacy Efforts in 2015 Protected Visual Journalists On Wide Range of National, State Issues
12/17/2015 // By Mickey Osterreicher and Alicia Wagner Calzada, NPPA Advocacy CommitteeThis was another incredibly busy year for NPPA in the advocacy arena. The association was at the forefront of such issues as First Amendment access rights, use of drones for...
In Memoriam: Remembering Those We Lost in 2015
12/14/2015 // Several who made a lasting mark on the visual journalism profession - and in one senseless on-air murder, two whose careers were just beginning to take off - departed us this year.*Darrell Barton – also, read a remembrance of Barton...
First Amendment Issues in Public Spaces Symposium Explores College Incidents, Provides Tangible Takeaways
12/10/2015 // Based on incidents last month at the University of Missouri, Smith College and other campuses – as well as at other public settings – NPPA believes there is a significant need to facilitate a broad conversation on the First Amendment rights of...
Fresh, Innovative Competitions Website Preparing to Launch; Streamlining of Clip Contest System Also on Tap
12/10/2015 // NPPA will ring in the end-of-year holiday season by launching a dynamic new website featuring all of its contests and dramatically streamlining the process for entering the contests and having images judged.NPPA Executive Director Chip Deale said...
NPPA Northern Short Course – “An Experience You Can’t Get at Other Places”
12/10/2015 // One of NPPA’s long-standing educational events, the Northern Short Course, packs more learning, networking and other events into three days than you’re likely to find at any other visual journalism conference.The 35th renewal of the NSC is a bit...
Newly Elected Directors, Regional Chairs Commit to Building NPPA’s ‘Voice” & Stronger Member ‘Community’
12/03/2015 // Common themes were woven through the messages conveyed by the candidates who successfully sought election to the NPPA Board of Directors and as chairs of the association’s newly-realigned nine regions: strengthening NPPA’s ‘voice’ as the advocate...
NPPA Board To Meet January 23, 2016
12/02/2015 // ATHENS, GA (December 2, 2015) – The board of directors for the National Press Photographers Association will hold its open annual meeting at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia in Athens, GA, from...
NPPA Board, Regional Chairs Election Results Announced
12/02/2015 // ATHENS, GA (December 2, 2015) – Alex Garcia and Luanne Dietz have been elected to the board of directors for the National Press Photographers Association during the association's annual election, held during the month of November. They will be sworn...
Call For Applications: Mid Sweden University International Master Of Arts Photojournalism Program
12/02/2015 // SUNDSVALL, SWEDEN (December 2, 2015) – The Mid Sweden University is currently accepting applicants for the fifth class of the International Master of Arts in Photojournalism Program, and the school would like to reach out to NPPA professional and...
Chuck Scott, 91: Legendary Photography Editor, OU Professor
11/20/2015 // ATHENS, OH (November 20, 2015) – Charles Lewis (Chuck) Scott, 91, died this morning at his home in Athens surrounded by his Athens family and under the care of his personal aides, hospice care, and his family. Terry Eiler, Scott's son-in-law, said...

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