News Archive

Proposed Board Resolutions Available For Review
05/18/2007 //  DURHAM, NC - NPPA national secretary Sean D. Elliot has released for membership review four proposed resolutions for the organization's board of directors to consider and vote on at the end of this month during their annual...
TV Photojournalist Loy Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver
05/15/2007 // SPARTANBURG COUNTY, SC – Television photojournalist and assignment editor Joe Loy of WHNS-TV FOX Carolina News was killed Monday evening while covering the aftermath of a traffic accident on Interstate 85 when he...
NPPA Calls For LAPD Media Relations Training
05/11/2007 // DURHAM, NC – The president of the National Press Photographers Association and NPPA’s legal general counsel have sent a letter to the chief of the Los Angeles Police Department and the head of LAPD’s Internal Affairs objecting to the behavior of...
Hertzberg Wins Costa Courtroom Award For The Fourth Time
05/11/2007 // RACINE, WI – Mark Hertzberg has won the Joseph Costa Award for Courtroom Photography for an unprecedented fourth time since 1987.In the 20 years that Ball State University has given the award,...
Frank R. Beardsley, 81
05/10/2007 // OAKHURST, NJ - Frank R. Beardsley, 81, the retired photography editor of the Asbury Park Press, died Tuesday at home."Frank was a true newspaper photographer and he dedicated his entire career to the Asbury Park Press, and to the...
National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association 2007 Excellence In Journalism Awards
05/09/2007 // WASHINGTON, DC - The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) has announced their 2007 Excellence in Journalism Awards to recognize outstanding coverage of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) issues in print news, print...
Getty Grants Deadline Is May 15
05/09/2007 // SEATTLE, WA – Getty Images say they are now accepting applications for their bi-yearly grant award. Photographers have until May 15, 2007, to postmark applications for the next three $20,000 Getty Images Grants for Editorial Photography. The winners...
National Geographic's First $50K Grant Awarded To Eugene Richards
05/09/2007 //   WASHINGTON, DC – National Geographic magazine launched its new Grant for Photography by awarding the first one to photojournalist Eugene Richards for his project on veterans of the war in Iraq. The $50,000 grant...
Buffett's Big Gift Funds Aspiring Photojournalists
05/07/2007 // Photographer Howard G. Buffett told a gathering at the University of Southern Calfornia’s Annenberg School for Communication in 2004 that “A well-presented image needs no explanation.”Back then the occasion was a talk about his book...
WpN Confirms Dmitry Chebotayev's Death In Iraq
05/07/2007 // NEW YORK, NY – WpN photojournalist Dmitry Chebotayev died Sunday in Iraq, killed along with the six American Task Force Lightning soldiers he was riding with when they were struck by a roadside bomb while on patrol...

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