News Archive

Photojournalist Trent Keegan Found Dead In Kenya
05/28/2008 //  NAIROBI, KENYA – Police say photojournalist Trent Keegan has been found dead in a drainage ditch near a main highway that runs through the capital. Officials say Keegan, an Irish national who was born in New...
NPPA Board Of Directors Considers Restructuring, Examines Next Budget
05/28/2008 // LOUISVILLE, KY – During the first day of their annual two-day board of directors meeting, the National Press Photographers Associations directors, executive committee, and staff today reviewed the organization's new three-year strategic plan, the...
Multimedia Immersion: Day One Crash Course In Louisville
05/27/2008 //  LOUISVILLE, KY – The National Press Photographers Association's 2008 Multimedia Immersion workshop got underway today in downtown Louisville, starting early with a packed room of participants and loads and loads of state-of-the-art technology, and...
Candidates For NPPA National Offices Named
05/23/2008 //  DURHAM, NC - National elections chair Denny Simmons of the Evansville Courier & Press says the following candidates have declared their interest to run for national office for the National Press Photographers...
Cornell Capa, 90, Dies In New York
05/23/2008 //  NEW YORK, NY – Cornell Capa, the founder of the International Center of Photography in New York after a long career as a Life magazine photographer and Magnum Photos photographer, died at his home in Manhattan...
AP's Bilal Hussein Awarded Spanish Foundation Prize
05/22/2008 // By CIARAN GILES, Associated PressBARCELONA, SPAIN – Associated Press photographer Bilal Hussein, who spent more than two years in U.S. military custody on suspicion of being a security threat, was...
Survey On Photographers' Backgrounds, Socialization Influences
05/21/2008 // BOSTON, MA – Freelance photojournalist Roger Archibald of Boston is conducting an online survey to gather statistics and information in preparation for a visual literacy conference in Oxford, UK, and he would like...
A Letter From NPPA On Orphan Works
05/21/2008 // From NPPA's Advocacy Committee: DURHAM, NC – Late last month, a pair of bills exempting infringers of “orphan” creative works appeared in Congress, neither of which the NPPA supports.The Senate Judiciary Committee last week approved the more onerous...
KC Star Photographers Start Print Sale To Benefit Co-Worker
05/20/2008 // KANSAS CITY, MO – Friends of Kansas City Star photographer and writer Tim Janicke have organized a print sale to raise money to help their friend and colleague after he was diagnosed with brain cancer.Kansas City...
Calvert, Reeder, Win Robert F. Kennedy Photo Awards
05/19/2008 // WASHINGTON, DC – Mary F. Calvert of The Washington Times, and Mona Reeder of The Dallas Morning News, are the 2008 winners of the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards for photography.Calvert won the International...

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