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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...
Military Photographer of the Year Judging Format Changes With New Rules
01/15/2017 // By Tom BurtonRule changes for the Military Photographer of the Year contest are requiring photographers to win their service branch top honors before being considered for the top overall prize.
Previously, the top-level competition allowed military...
Joe Marquette Memorial Planned for January 28
01/13/2017 // A memorial service for Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Joe Marquette will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28 at The Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament, 3630 Quesada Street, NW in Washington, DC., just off Chevy Chase Circle.There will...
Best of Photojournalism Contests Open for Entries
01/10/2017 // The Best of Photojournalism competition sponsored by the National Press Photographers Association is open for entries for work produced in 2016. There are four divisions in the competition, covering a range of visual journalism.Best of...
NPPA, Cato Institute File SCOTUS Brief on Rights to Record Police Activity
01/05/2017 // (Athens, GA) A “friend of the court” brief has been filed in support of a petition asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review the rights of a photographer who was arrested while recording the activities of police officers.Submitted by the National...

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