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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...
NPPA’s Sprague Award To Jonathan Malat, Boyd Huppert
01/13/2016 // ATHENS, GA (January 13, 2016) – The National Press Photographers Association’s highest honor, the Joseph A. Sprague Memorial Award, will be presented this year to two individuals whose longtime practice and teaching of the craft of visual...

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