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Sports Illustrated Lays Off All Staff Photographers
01/23/2015 // By Donald R. Winslow© 2015 News Photographer magazine NEW YORK, NY (January 23, 2015) – The remaining six staff photographers at Sports Illustrated magazine were all laid off yesterday.Staff photographers Robert Beck, Simon Bruty,...
Michel du Cille Honored With NPPA's Sprague Award
01/19/2015 // WASHINGTON, DC (January 19, 2015) – The National Press Photographers Association’s highest and most prestigious honor, the Joseph A. Sprague Memorial Award, will be awarded to the late Michel du Cille of The Washington Post. The announcement was...
Nell Cooper, 89
01/16/2015 // DURHAM, NC (January 15, 2015) – Nell Cooper, 89, the widow of the late Charles H. Cooper, executive director emeritus of the National Press Photographers Association, died Thursday at home in Durham surrounded by her family. She was surrounded by...
Mark Dolan, Melissa Lyttle, Elected To Top NPPA Posts
01/11/2015 // ATHENS, GA (January 11, 2015) – The National Press Photographers Association's two-day board of directors meeting wrapped up today with the election of national officers, and president Mark Dolan was re-elected and board member Melissa Lyttle was...
Board Of Directors Meet At NPPA's New Home, UGA's Grady College
01/10/2015 // ATHENS, GA (January 10, 2014) – The National Press Photographers Association's official move to the Henry W. Grady School of Journalism and Mass Communication kicked off Friday night with an opening ceremony in the Journalism building with comments...
NSC 2015 Contest Photographer of the Year
01/09/2015 // Patrick Smith, of Getty Images has been named the Northern Short Course Photographer of the Year. Mary Calvert, freelance, POY runner-up and Jahi Chikwendiu of The Washington Post placed third. Judging took place at the CUNY Graduate School of...
OPEN FOR ENTRIES: NPPA's 2015 Best Of Photojournalism Competitions
01/05/2015 // DURHAM, NC (January 5, 2015) – The National Press Photographers Association's 2015 Best Of Photojournalism competitions are now open for entry.Once again entry to NPPA's Best Of Photojournalism is free to all participants. And you'll be able to...
Apply Now For NPPF Student Scholarships
01/05/2015 // DURHAM, NC (January 5, 2015) – Applications are now open for the 2015 National Press Photographers Foundation student scholarships. Students’ portfolios compete for $16,000 in scholarships, as eight $2,000 scholarships will be awarded. Applications...
Apply Now: The Gordon Yoder NPPF News Video Workshop Award
12/30/2014 // DURHAM, NC (December 30, 2014) – Applications are now being accepted for the Gordon Yoder National Press Photographers Foundation News Video Workshop award.The deadline to apply is January 31, 2015.The award is $1,000 to cover the cost of attending...
Robert Brush, Former NPPA President
12/30/2014 // DURHAM, NC (December 30, 2014) – Robert Brush, who was president of the National Press Photographers Association in 1979, died Monday at his home in Hackensack, NJ, from liver cancer, according to his family. Brush, who was 80, spent most of his...

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