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Botsford Credits Hard Work, Luck and Pushing Himself for His Early Success
03/02/2017 // By Sabrina BurseWhether on assignment or not, Jabin Botsford always had a camera in his hands when he was a student, practicing what he believed he was meant to do. Repeatedly pressing the shutter in order to perfect his craft ultimately got...
Covering a Night in a Trauma Center
03/02/2017 // By Sabrina BurseThat night at R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, Melissa Golden faced a dilemma while on assignment for the Wall Street Journal. She had to balance her instinct to comfort against her duty as a photojournalist.“That...
W. Eugene Smith Grant Increased to $35,000
03/01/2017 // The W. Eugene Smith Fund’s Grant in Humanistic Photography has been increased from $30,000 to $35,000 for 2017, to be awarded to a photographer working in the tradition of Eugene Smith who was known for his essays on contemporary issues that call...
MMJs Love Their Jobs, But Often Don't Feel Safe
02/28/2017 // By Tom BurtonMultimedia journalists are in every broadcast market, including the top 25, and they enjoy their work. But, they are often worried about their safety while working alone and their managers and coworkers don’t understand or respect their...
Scott Jensen Appointed to NPPA Board
02/27/2017 // (ATHENS, GA) Scott Jensen, news content manager for KING-TV in Seattle, Washington, has been appointed to the National Press Photographers Association board of directors by NPPA President Melissa Lyttle.Jensen will serve a one-year term in 2017 as...
POYi Winners Officially Announced, Muller Is Photographer of the Year
02/24/2017 // Pete Muller, an independent photographer based in Kenya, has been named Photographer of the Year in the 74th annual Pictures of the Year International competition. Marcus Yam, of the Los Angeles Times, is the Newspaper Photographer of the Year and...
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McLoughlin and Winslow Named to NPPF Board
02/23/2017 // The National Press Photographers Foundation has added Michelle McLoughlin and Donald Winslow as new board members.The NPPF is a non-profit organization that grants scholarships and fellowships to visual journalists for education and advancing...
Yam Wins Photographer of the Year, Gade Sports Photographer of the Year in POYi
02/22/2017 // Marcus Yam of the Los Angeles Times has won Photographer of the Year and Matt Gade of The Daily Republic in Mitchell, South Dakota has won Sports Photographer of the Year in the 74th Annual Pictures of the Year International competition.The winners...
Kluetmeirer is First Photographer Named to Swimming Hall of Fame
02/21/2017 // Sports photography legend Heinz Kluetmeirer has been named as the first photographer to be entered into the International Swimming Hall of Fame.Through his career of nearly 50 years, Kluetmeirer has photographed more than 125 covers for Sports...

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