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Photojournalist David Gilkey and Translator Killed In Afghanistan
06/05/2016 // By Donald R. Winslow UPDATE: The parents of NPR photojournalist David Gilkey, killed last Sunday during a Taliban ambush in southern Afghanistan, have announced plans to hold a memorial service for their only son at the Portland...
MMI workshop Co-Director Will Sullivan Stepping Down to Pursue Other Projects
06/05/2016 // By Adrienne AndrewsATHENS, GA (June 5, 2016) – In the 10 years since the National Press Photographers Association’s Multimedia Immersion Workshop began, there has been a mountain of change in the visual storytelling industry. Luckily the workshop...
LA Times Photographer Barbara Davidson Sheds Light on Child Prostitution in India
06/05/2016 // By Adrienne AndrewsATHENS, GA (June 5, 2016) – Barbara Davidson is a Los Angeles Times staff photojournalist who spent a self-funded five weeks at the end of 2015 traveling across India to document the lives of child prostitutes in the Indian sex...
Neil Leifer Shot “The” Photograph Of Muhammad Ali
06/04/2016 // By Donald R. WinslowATHENS, GA (June 4, 2016) - It is without a doubt the most famous photograph of Muhammad Ali ever taken, if not one of sport’s most iconic images of the century.In glorious victory, Ali, 23, towered over Sonny Liston in the...
First Quarter Picture Editing Contest Results Announced
06/03/2016 // The NPPA Quarterly Picture Editing Contest, which was successfully relaunched earlier this year, has posted the results for the first quarter entries. Thanks to Christine Nguyen and the folks at the North State Journal for judging. To view the...
NPPA Welcomes New Part-Time Office Assistant
05/30/2016 // ATHENS, GA (May 30, 2016) - The National Press Photographer’s Association welcomed a new part-time office assistant this week in its national headquarters at the University of Georgia’s Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication in...
Southeast Storytelling Workshop Sells Out
05/30/2016 // ATHENS, GA (May 30, 2016) - The upcoming National Press Photographers Association’s Southeast Storytelling Workshop sold out three weeks in advance.Organizers Matt Pearl and John Kirtley said they’ve designed a workshop that appeals to the entire...
ETHICS MATTERS: A commentary from NPPA’s Ethics Committee regarding the photographs of Steve McCurry
05/25/2016 // By Steve RaymerIt has been a difficult spring for Steve McCurry, one of the most gifted and widely published photojournalists of the past 40 years. Revelations that a fine art print by the celebrated Magnum photographer and National Geographic...
Nine College Students Win NPPF Scholarships
05/25/2016 // ATHENS, GA (May 25, 2016) – Nine College students have been selected by the National Press Photographers Foundation to each receive $2,000 scholarships, professor emeritus Dr. James W. Brown of Indiana University announced. Brown is the NPPF...
NPPA Announces Member Discount for SoloFolio
05/21/2016 // ATHENS, GA (May 21, 2016) The National Press Photographers Association is now offering a member discount for SoloFolio, the only portfolio and blog platform designed specifically for visual journalists.SoloFolio was designed by a photojournalist for...

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