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WATCH: live stream of NPPA Video Awards: 7 pm EST 6/10/16
06/10/2016 // Catch a live stream tonight from the 2016 NPPA Video Awards. The live stream from Atlanta is on Friday, June 10, starting at 7 p.m. Eastern at this link: http://www.11alive.com/news/wxia-breaking-news/94484108
Tom Burton Named NPPA Assistant Editor
06/08/2016 // ATHENS, GA (June 8, 2016) - Tom Burton has been named as the new part-time assistant editor for News Photographer magazine as well as the National Press Photographers Association’s Web site, www.nppa.org.       NPPA executive director Akili-...
D-Day, David Gilkey, And Those Who Gave All
06/06/2016 // ATHENS, GA (June 6, 2016) - Seventy-two years ago today, Allied troops landed on the Normandy coast. Thousands gave their lives to ensure the freedom of others and rid the world of evil. One week ago, we observed Memorial Day remembering all who...
Charles Kelly, 83, AP photographer
06/06/2016 // ATHENS, GA (June 6, 2016) - Charles Kelly, a longtime AP photographer, died June 3, 2016.Kelly, 83, worked for the Associated Press for 33 years before retiring in 1993. During these 33 years, he worked in the Memphis, Milwaukee and Atlanta photo...
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...

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