News Archive

Robinson-Chavez, Somodevilla, Win Top WHNPA Honors
01/28/2007 // WASHINGTON, DC – Photojournalist Michael Robinson-Chavez was named Photographer of the Year and Chip Somodevilla won Political Photo of the Year today in the White House News...
Pace Of Downsizing Accelerates
01/26/2007 //  The media industry eliminated 17,809 jobs last year, almost twice as many as were slashed in 2005, the outplacement consulting firm Challenger Gray & Christmas Inc. reported from Chicago this week, a trend they say is expected to continue this...
Enter Now: The 2007 Best Of Photojournalism Competition
01/24/2007 // DURHAM, NC – The National Press Photographers Association today issued a Call For Entries in the Best Of Photojournalism 2007 competition. Contest coordinator Thomas Kenniff said today that entries...
Northern Short Course Online Registration Opens
01/22/2007 // NEW HAVEN, CT – Michelle McLoughlin, a member of the board of directors for the Northern Short Course and director of NPPA’s Region 1, today said that online registration is now open for the 2007 Northern...
Reuters Concludes Lebanon Photos Investigation; New Rules, New Oversight
01/18/2007 //  Today in London the editor in chief for Reuters reported in his blog a series of actions the news agency has taken in the aftermath of publishing two digitally altered photographs last August during the clash between Israel and Lebanon, including...
Time Inc. Cuts Nearly 300 Jobs
01/18/2007 //  Time Inc. today began staff layoffs of almost 300 employees across its family of magazines, including its flagship publications Time, People, and Sports Illustrated, as well as closing some of their bureaus.The nation’s largest magazine publisher...
Nikon Drops Sponsorhip Of NPPA-Nikon Documentary Sabbatical Grant
01/11/2007 // DURHAM, NC – Nikon Inc. has elected not to fund the NPPA-Nikon Documentary Sabbatical Grant for 2007 and so there will not be a grant awarded to a photojournalist for a project this year, the president of the National Press...
January 15 Deadline To Enter Costa Courtroom Contest
01/10/2007 // MUNCIE, IN - Ken Heinen at Ball State University reminds photojournalists that the deadline for submitting images to this year’s Joseph Costa Award for...
Region 4 Election Results, And Upcoming Elections
01/09/2007 // DURHAM, NC – Sean D. Elliot, secretary of the National Press Photographers Association, has counted the votes and determined winners in Region 4’s December election, and he has also informed the board of directors and executive...
Speakers Named For Wisconsin Convention
01/09/2007 // MILWAUKEE, WI – Mark Hoffman at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has announced the line-up of speakers for this year’s Wisconsin News Photographer’s Association convention, which is upcoming in March in Milwaukee....

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