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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 ([email protected])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....
Board of Directors meeting brings welcome changes, new executives
01/28/2016 // The NPPA Board of Directors meeting that was held over the weekend of Jan. 23-24 brought with it several changes to the executive committee, as well as operational reformations to streamline communication, further member engagement and increase...
NPPA Seeks New Executive Director
01/27/2016 // ATHENS, GA (January 27, 2016) - The National Press Photographers Association, the largest organization for visual journalists in the United States, seeks a new executive director.Who We AreThe NPPA is the voice of visual journalists...
Melissa Lyttle Elected NPPA President
01/24/2016 // ATHENS, GA (January 24, 2016) – Independent photojournalist Melissa Lyttle from St. Petersburg, FL, today was elected president of the National Press Photographers Association during the organization's two-day board of directors meeting at the Grady...
Corbis Sold To Getty's China-Based Investment Group
01/22/2016 // By Donald R. WinslowNEW YORK, NY (January 22, 2013) – Corbis CEO Gary Shenk told employees in a memo this morning that their image and licensing business has been sold to Unity Glory International Ltd., a Chinese-based investment...

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