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In The Public Eye: Police, Cameras And The Constitution
06/19/2015 // ATHENS, GA (June 19, 2015) – The general counsel for the National Press Photographers Association, Mickey H. Osterreicher, recently participated in a panel discussion at the Newseum on the topics of police, cameras, and the Constitution. A full...
Doug Burgess Wins Ernie Crisp Television News Photographer Of The Year
06/05/2015 // SEATTLE, WA (June 5, 2016) – Doug Burgess of KING5-TV in Seattle has been named the 2015 Best Of Photojournalism Ernie Crisp Television News Photographer of the Year, and Steve Rhodes of WTHR-TV in Indianapolis was named Video Editor of the Year...
NPPA Board To Meet July 11, 2015
06/03/2015 // ATHENS, GA (June 3, 2015) – The board of directors of the National Press Photographers Association will hold its summer board meeting by videoconference on Saturday, July 11, 2015.NPPA members seeking changes to the organization's bylaws, policies...
Steve McCurry's Assistant Charged In $654,258 Print, Book Theft
06/02/2015 // WEST CHESTER, PA (June 2, 2015) – Photographer Steve McCurry's assistant Bree DeStephano, 32, has been arrested and charged for theft and related offenses, according to Chester (PA) County district attorney Tom Hogan. DeStephano is charged with...
Photographer Cotton Coulson Dies In Norway After Diving Accident
05/28/2015 // By Donald R. WinslowTROMSØ, NORWAY (May 28, 2015) – American photographer and filmmaker Cotton Coulson, 63, formerly of National Geographic and U.S. News & World Report magazines, died last night in Tromsø, Norway, after a scuba...
Mary Ellen Mark, 75: Her book, Man and Beast: Photographs from Mexico and India
05/26/2015 // ATHENS, GA (May 26, 2015) – Mary Ellen Mark, 75, died yesterday, on Memorial Day, as confirmed today by a family representative. The legendary photographer is survived by her husband, filmmaker Martin Bell.Before her death Mark had been working on a...
2015 Women In Photojournalism Juried Exhibit Deadline Extended
05/18/2015 // ATHENS, GA (May 18, 2015) – The entry deadline for the 2015 Women In Photojournalism Juried Exhibit has been extended. The new entry deadline is July 15. Please see the new information listed below, or visit here for more information.
AP's Jim Gaines Killed In Amtrak Crash
05/13/2015 // PHILADELPHIA, PA (May 13, 2015) - One of the seven fatalities of last night's Amtrak derailment is Associated Press video software architect Jim Gaines, 48, the news agency is reporting.Gaines, a 48-year-old father of two, had been attended meetings...
Inaugural Mark J. Edelson Picture Editing Scholarship Awarded To Anne McQuary
05/12/2015 // ATHENS, GA (May 12, 2015) – Anne McQuary, a television assignments editor at WLTX-TV 19 in Columbia, SC, is the inaugural recipient of the Mark J. Edelson Picture Editing Scholarship, $1,500 awarded to McQuary so she can attend The Kalish Workshop ...
National Press Photographers Foundation Names Seven Scholarship Winners
05/08/2015 //       ATHENS, GA (May 8, 2015) – Seven 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 today. Brown is the...

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