News Archive

California Anti-Paparazzi Law Threatens First Amendment Rights
08/19/2013 // DURHAM, NC (August 19, 2013) – Earlier this summer the California legislature proposed a new “anti-paparazzi” bill, which NPPA opposes. More recently, Actresses Halle Berry and Jennifer Garner testified before the California State Assembly, voicing...
NPPA Executive Director Mindy Hutchison Announces Resignation
08/15/2013 // DURHAM, NC (August 15, 2013) – Mindy Hutchison, the executive director of the National Press Photographers Association since October 2010, has told NPPA's board of directors that she is resigning effective October 1, 2013."It's been a privilege to...
PHOTO JOURNAL: .týždeň’s Impact On Visuals
08/12/2013 // DURHAM, NC (August 12, 2013) – In the landlocked Central European country of Slovakia, the news magazine .týždeň is making its photographic voice heard loud and clear. Reaching out to a national audience of 5.4 million since 2004, .týždeň’s impact...
White House Editor Jenn Poggi Joins RIT As Visiting Professor
08/01/2013 // ROCHESTER, NY (August 1, 2013) – Rochester Institute of Technology’s School of Photographic Arts and Sciences (SPAS) is pleased to announce Jennifer Poggi, a highly respected photography editor, will be joining its Photojournalism Program as a three...
Bob Lynn: Journalism Faces A Leadership Deficit
07/30/2013 // DURHAM, NC (July 30, 2013) – Curt Chandler's blog addresses the current lack of leadership in journalism in a discussion with Bob Lynn, author of the book "Vision, Courage, & Heart." Lynn launched the book at the 2013 NPPA Northern Short Course...
IGNITE YOUR PASSION:  Next Generation Video Storytelling Workshop
07/30/2013 // DURHAM, NC (July 30, 2013) – Don’t miss this opportunity to share the excitement and drive for excellence with some of the top visual journalists in the country. Whether you’re just starting your career or are a seasoned professional, this weekend...
PHOTO JOURNAL: April Saul
07/29/2013 // DURHAM, NC (July 29, 2013) – Photojournalist April Saul proved that a woman could be a mom and build an award-wining 30-year career shooting stories that are "closer to home." In the latest installment of Jim Colton's "Photo Journal" series for NPPA...
DEADLINE EXTENDED: Apply Now For NPPA's 2013 Short Grants
07/25/2013 // DEADLINE EXTENDED: The deadline to apply for an NPPA Short Grant has been extended until Thursday August 15 at 3:00 p.m. EST DURHAM, NC (July 25, 2013) – The National Press Photographers Association is pleased to announce the 2013...
Learn Legal Insights Into Photographers' Rights
07/23/2013 // DURHAM, NC (July 23, 2013) – Photographers need to know their rights when they are confronted by police or private security while photographing news, or a documentary, or while on a commercial assignment.So to help educate our profession, NPPA's...
Brand And Branding: Marketing Is Not A Dirty Word
07/23/2013 // DURHAM, NC (July 22, 2013) – In the next installment of her five-part series, Deb Pang Davis describes how marketing doesn't have to follow the "all about me" formulae used by many. She also offers useful tips on building a low cost visual identity...

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