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Apply Now For NPPF Student Scholarships
01/04/2016 // ATHENS, GA (January 4, 2016) – Applications are now open for the 2016 National Press Photographers Foundation student scholarships. Students’ portfolios compete for $16,000 in scholarships, as eight $2,000 scholarships will be awarded. Applications...
Apply Now For Gordon Yoder News Video Workshop Award
01/04/2016 // ATHENS, GA (January 4, 2016) – Applications are now being accepted for the Gordon Yoder National Press Photographers Foundation News Video Workshop Award.The deadline to apply is January 31, 2016.The award is $1,000 to cover the cost of attending...
NPPA Executive Director Deale To Depart; Search For Successor To Begin In Late January
01/04/2016 // ATHENS, GA (January 4, 2016) – The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) announced today that Executive Director Charles ("Chip") Deale will depart the organization at the end of January.Deale informed the association's leadership in...
NPPA Member Mary F. Calvert's Essay Featured In LENS
12/21/2015 // ATHENS, GA (December 21, 2015) – We were proud to share the ongoing work of NPPA member Mary F. Calvert's documentation of homeless female military veterans in the November issue of News Photographer magazine. Calvert's continued coverage of...
A New Era for a 70-Year-Old Organization
12/17/2015 // NPPA marks its 70th anniversary in 2016. And while this history and legacy is a justifiable point of pride, the year now ending marked a new beginning in many respects for this long-standing organization. This article highlights several of the key...
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...

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