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Yam Wins Photographer of the Year, Gade Sports Photographer of the Year in POYi
02/22/2017 // Marcus Yam of the Los Angeles Times has won Photographer of the Year and Matt Gade of The Daily Republic in Mitchell, South Dakota has won Sports Photographer of the Year in the 74th Annual Pictures of the Year International competition.The winners...
Kluetmeirer is First Photographer Named to Swimming Hall of Fame
02/21/2017 // Sports photography legend Heinz Kluetmeirer has been named as the first photographer to be entered into the International Swimming Hall of Fame.Through his career of nearly 50 years, Kluetmeirer has photographed more than 125 covers for Sports...
Ruling Supports Right to Record Law Enforcement in Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi
02/17/2017 // By Alicia CalzadaThe right to record police in Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi is now a clearly established First Amendment right after an opinion was issued on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. The case...
NPPA's Osterreicher Testifies to Support Cameras in Federal Courts
02/17/2017 // NPPA general counsel Mickey Osterreicher defended a push to allow cameras in federal courts during testimony before the House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet on Feb. 14."It’s a much more direct form of democracy when...
Burhan Ozbilici Wins World Press Photo of the Year
02/12/2017 // Turkish photographer Burhan Ozbilici of the Associated Press has won the 2017 World Press Photo of the Year. His image from the assassination of Andrei Karlov, the Russian ambassador to Turkey, was one of the most widely circulated news photos last...
Jabin Botsford Wins WHNPA Photographer of the Year
02/12/2017 // Jabin Botsford of the Washington Post has been announced as the Photographer of the Year in the White House News Photographers Association and Andrew Harnik won Political Photo of the Year in the 2017 Eyes of History contest judged at the National...
Mike Tighe Wins NPPF Award for NPPA Advanced Storytelling Workshop
02/11/2017 // (ATHENS, GA, February 11, 2017) Mike Tighe, a photojournalist at CTV News in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, has been awarded the NPPF/NPPA Advanced Storytelling Workshop Award of $1,000 and the registration fee for the workshop.The Advanced Storytelling...
Leah Horner Wins NPPF Yoder Award to Attend NPPA News Video Workshop
02/11/2017 // ATHENS, GA (Feb. 11, 2017) – Leah Horner has been awarded the 2017 Gordon Yoder Award for video photojournalists presented by the National Press Photographers Foundation.The award allows Horner to attend the NPPA News Video Workshop beginning March...
2017 Northern Short Course Photo Contest Winners
02/09/2017 // (ATHENS, GA., February 9, 2017) M. Scott Mahaskey of Politico was named Photographer of the Year and Bryan Bennett of the Rochester Institute of Technology Student Photographer of the Year for the 2017 Northern Short Course in Photojournalism...
2017 NPPA Board Meeting: New Member Benefits and Plans to Increase Broadcast Representation on Board
02/08/2017 // ATHENS, GA. (February 8, 2017) New and improved member benefits and a plan to increase broadcast member representation are some of the significant changes from a productive 2017 National Press Photographers Association Annual Board Meeting, held Feb...

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