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Memorial Set In January For Photographer Cotton Coulson
09/21/2015 // NEW YORK, NY (September 21, 2015) – Sisse Brimberg, the wife of the late photographer Cotton Coulson, has told News Photographer magazine that there will be a memorial service for him during the National Geographic Seminar in Washington, DC, during...
SPJ Recognizes Osterreicher, Dalglish For Exceptional Service To Journalism
09/21/2015 // ORLANDO, FL (September 21, 2015) – The Society of Professional Journalists honored the National Press Photographers Association's general counsel Mickey H. Osterreicher as a Fellow of the Society last night during a banquet at the SPJ Excellence in...
Insights on Freelancing from Melissa Lyttle
09/17/2015 // Eleven months ago, NPPA Vice President Melissa Lyttle was suddenly and unexpectedly let go from the Tampa Bay Times after working in the field for about 20 years.“It was a wake up call for me because I think it's the way that things are going in...
Insights on Freelancing from Mike Roy
09/17/2015 // Mike Roy is an award-winning photojournalist who has been an NPPA member for a dozen years. During that time, he worked in four newsrooms across the country, and like many other staff photographers, has experienced the challenge of being laid off....
Rich Clarkson Honored With Curt Gowdy Award
09/15/2015 // SPRINGFIELD, MA (September 15, 2015) – Famed photographer and former NPPA president Rich Clarkson, along with a broadcaster of more than 40 years, Woody Durham, were the 2015 Curt Gowdy Media Award recipients. They were acknowledged for their...
Nominate Industry Leaders For NPPA's Awards
09/09/2015 // ATHENS, GA (September 9, 2015) – Since the inaugural Joseph A. Sprague Memorial Award was given by the National Press Photographers Association in 1949, the organization has annually recognized individuals for their special contributions to both the...
The Four C's of the TV Quarterly Clip Contest
09/08/2015 // By, John Thain The contest is judged by four parameters: Content, Craft, Creativity, and Commitment. But really we could just have one, Commitment, because that directly affects everything else. Did the photojournalist go the extra mile for this...
"Dear Syria," The Dreams Of A Refugee Girl
09/03/2015 // By Donald R. WinslowATHENS, GA (September 3, 2015) – "Dear Syria," a short film based on a poem written by 10-year-old Syrian refugee Helen Mtanus, was launched online today by its creators, American photojournalists Bill Frakes and...
NPPA Constitutional Rights Panel Set For Texas In September
08/27/2015 // ATHENS, GA (August 27, 2015) – A panel discussion concerning the constitutional right to photograph and record in public, sponsored by the National Press Photographers Association, will take place Wednesday, September 16, 2015, at San Jacinto...
NPPA Statement on WDBJ Killings
08/26/2015 // ATHENS, GA (August 26, 2015) – The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA), its members and the entire visual journalism profession collectively grieve the tragic deaths today of television reporter Alison Parker and photojournalist Adam...

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