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NPPA Board To Meet August 14, 2016
06/24/2016 // ATHENS, GA (June 27, 2016) – The board of directors of the National Press Photographers Association will hold its summer board meeting by videoconference on Sunday, August 14, 2016.NPPA members seeking changes to the organization's bylaws, policies...
New FAA Rules Will Make Commercial Drone Photography Easier
06/22/2016 // By Tom BurtonThe Federal Aviation Administration has finalized new rules for the operation of drones that will open business opportunities, including aerial photography for news organizations. The FAA rules that take effect in August do not directly...
Photojournalists Cover the Unimaginable at the Orlando Mass Shooting
06/20/2016 // By Tom Burton It was about 4 a.m. when his phone rang. For some reason, freelance photographer Phelan Ebenhack was already awake. On the line was Associated Press staff photographer John Raoux calling to say there had been a shooting at a nightclub...
Southeast Storytelling Workshop Sets Model for Regional Training
06/17/2016 // By Adrienne AndrewsAthens, GA (June 17, 2016) – When Southeast Storytelling Workshop co-directors Matthew Pearl and John Kirtley set out in early 2016 to sate the southeast region’s hunger for a local television journalism workshop, they had no idea...
Student Chapters Are An Easy Start Up
06/17/2016 // By Adrienne AndrewsAthens, GA (June 17, 2016) – There are 14 NPPA student chapters dotted across the country, and there are room for more. Whether the goal is to cultivate a larger visual journalism community on campus, educate students about...
NPPA Statement On Trump, Washington Post
06/14/2016 // ATHENS, GA (June 14, 2016) – The National Press Photographers Association today released this following statement:"The National Press Photographers Association stands with the Washington Post and numerous other news outlets that the Trump campaign...
The Orlando Sentinel’s Mass Murder Front Page
06/13/2016 // By Donald R. WinslowATHENS, GA (June 13, 2016) - Todd Stewart, the senior editor for visuals and multimedia at the Orlando Sentinel, was faced with quite a task Sunday night. Not only did he have to deal with a hometown tragedy that...
Q&A: Meet News Photographer magazine’s new assistant editor Tom Burton
06/11/2016 //  By Adrienne Andrews Athens, GA (June 11, 2016) – Independent photojournalist and filmmaker Tom Burton has been named the first assistant editor for News Photographer magazine and NPPA’s website. Burton will oversee the use of NPPA’s many social...
David Gilkey's Memorial Service Set For July 8
06/11/2016 // ATHENS, GA (June 11, 2016) – The parents of NPR photojournalist David Gilkey, killed last Sunday during a Taliban ambush in southern Afghanistan, have announced plans to hold a memorial service for their only son at the Portland Museum of Art on...
Rob Collett Wins Ernie Crisp Television News Photographer Of The Year
06/10/2016 // ATLANTA, GA (June 10, 2016) – Rob Collett of KARE11-TV in Minneapolis has been named the 2016 NPPA Best Of Photojournalism Ernie Crisp Television News Photographer of the Year, and John Woo of The New York Times is the Video Editor of the Year. The...

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