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Regina McCombs Appointed To Poynter Institute
06/24/2008 //  Regina McCombs is leaving her position as a senior producer for multimedia at the Star Tribune in Minneapolis, MN, to join The Poynter Institute for Media Studies in St. Petersburg, FL. McCombs will teach...
Enter NPPA's MNCC, See Current MNCC Winners Online
06/20/2008 //  Random August Winner:1st Place, R9 Feature/Single Picture: “Too Close”Dan Cepeda/Casper Star-TribuneKaleb Booth, 4, gives a wary look to his Angus Hereford after taking reserve champion in the open show at the Wyoming State Fair on Thursday, Aug....
Angela Pancrazio, 51
06/20/2008 //  PHOENIX, AZ – Angela Pancrazio, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist who later became a writer and video storyteller, died yesterday at her home in Phoenix, the Arizona Republic reported this morning. She was...
All Charges Against Tony Overman Are Dropped
06/19/2008 // OLYMPIA, WA – All charges against photojournalist Tony Overman were dropped when the photographer appeared in court in nearby Lacey, WA, today to face a police accusation of simple assault and obstruction."Common...
New Web Site Features 48 Live NPPA Multimedia Immersion Workshop Stories
06/17/2008 // DURHAM, NC – The 48 stories produced by participants in NPPA's Multimedia Immersion workshop during Convergence '08 in Louisville, KY, in May are now live on a new Web site launched today."Through a lot of hard work by the organizers, the coaches,...
Iowa Journalists Suffering Loss From Flooding, Tornadoes
06/17/2008 // DURHAM, NC  – The president of the Associated Press Managing Editors group says that journalists who work for The Gazette in Cedar Rapids, KCGR-TV, and many newspapers in Waterloo, Vinton, Iowa City and other towns have had their homes and personal...
Print Sale, Fund Raisers, Net $14K For Photojournalist Tim Janicke
06/17/2008 // KANSAS CITY, MO – A photographic print auction, barbecue, and raffles organized by the friends and co-workers of Kansas City Star photographer and writer Tim Janicke raised more than $14,000, and Star features photo...
Burdened With Debt, Citing Decreasing Home Sales, McClatchy Cuts Newspaper Jobs
06/17/2008 // SACRAMENTO, CA – The Miami Herald, a McClatchy Co. newspaper, will reduce its staff by 250 people, or 17 percent of its workforce. Herald publisher David Landsberg said the fulltime staff of 1,440 had to shrink...
AP Exhibit, Workshop, Brings Photojournalism To Cubans
06/13/2008 // HAVANA, CUBA – An exhibit of more than 100 historic photographs from the Associated Press archives is on display on the walls of the San Francisco Convent in Old Havana and it will be open to the Cuban public for more than three months, one of the...
William Snyder Accepts Teaching Post At RIT
06/12/2008 // Four-time Pulitzer Prize-winner William D. Snyder, most recently of The Dallas Morning News, has accepted a tenured professor's position at the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York. Snyder will teach photojournalism and...

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