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2016 Regional Photographers of the Year Announced
02/04/2017 // The largest number of NPPA members in recent memory entered the Monthly News Clip Contest in 2016. The NPPA saw 490 unique entrants last year and their work was reviewed to more than 320 judges. Even with record numbers of participants in the...
Monthly News Clip Contest Brings Back National Monthly Competition
02/02/2017 // After a successful year under the new entry and judging system, the Monthly News Clip Contest will expand for the 2017 contest.Returning for the first time in years is the national monthly contest judged from the regional contest winners. First,...
Sarah Ann Jump Awarded duCille Scholarship to NSC
02/02/2017 // The Board of Directors of the Northern Short Course in Photojournalism is pleased to announce Sarah Ann Jump is the recipient of the 2017 Michel du Cille Memorial Scholarship. Jump, a 2015 graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology’s...
NPPA Submits Comments on Copyright Office Reform
01/31/2017 // As part of a coalition of visual artists the NPPA filed comments today in response to the House Judiciary Committee’s first policy proposal from its multi-year review of the U.S. Copyright law, entitled “Reform of the U.S. Copyright Office.” Those...
The National Press Photographers Association Announces Groundbreaking Training Initiative on Drone Journalism
01/30/2017 // The innovative program, in partnership with Google News Lab, features workshops with The Poynter Institute, The Drone Journalism Lab at the University of Nebraska and DJI.Athens, Ga. (Jan. 30, 2017) – The National Press Photographers Association (...
BOP Contest Deadlines are Near
01/24/2017 // This is a reminder and invitation to participate in the renowned annual Best of Photojournalism contest sponsored by the National Press Photographers Association. Considered “the contest designed for photojournalists by photojournalists,” we welcome...
Craighead is in "Tryout" to be Next White House Photographer
01/21/2017 // UPDATE: 1/21/17: A CNN/Money reports says that Shealah Craighead is one of the photographers working for the Trump administration and that she is in a "tryout" for the top position. CNN"s Brian Stelter said White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer...
NPPA 2017 Awards Announced, Williamson and Kobre Named Sprague Award Winners
01/19/2017 // ATHENS, GA (January 19, 2017) – The National Press Photographers Association’s highest honor, the Joseph A. Sprague Memorial Award, will be presented in 2017 to two individuals for their commitment to the craft of visual journalism and to education...
5 Tips for Covering Conflict at the 2017 Inauguration
01/17/2017 // Athens, GA (January 17, 2017) –With the Presidential Inaugural only three days away, journalists from all over the world are expected in Washington to cover the festivities as well as the anticipated protests.In preparation for the conventions, NPPA...
NPPA Joins Journalists, Lawyers and NGOs Mobilizing to Protect Freedom of the Press
01/16/2017 // January 16, 2017 – Washington, D.C. – The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) joined with more than 50 journalists, lawyers, media rights advocates, and First Amendment stakeholders who came together last week with a common interest in...

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