News Archive

WCAV-TV's Erik Meltzer Wins Yoder Award Grant
01/09/2007 // DURHAM, NC – The National Press Photographers Foundation, Inc., is pleased to announce that Erik Meltzer of WCAV-TV in Charlottesville, VA, is the winner of the 2007 Gordon Yoder Award of $1,000 to...
Palestinians Free AFP Photojournalist
01/08/2007 //  Reuters is reporting that kidnapped Agence France-Presse photojournalist Jaime Razuri, 50, has been freed by the Palestinian militants who abducted him in Gaza City and held him captive for nearly a week.  Razuri...
Missing AP Employee Found Shot Dead In Baghdad
01/05/2007 //   The Associated Press is reporting that one of their employees, Ahmed Hadi Naji, 28, who has worked for them for more than two years as a cameraman and messenger covering the war in Iraq, has been...
Best Of Photojournalism 2007 Now Open For Entries
01/03/2007 // 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...
RTNDA's Noreen Welle, 57
01/03/2007 // WASHINGTON, DC – The Radio and Television News Directors Association announced that Noreen Welle, 57, their vice president for communications, marketing, and membership, and editor of Communication, died December 29...
AFP Photojournalist Still Missing In Gaza
01/03/2007 //  Agence France-Presse reports that the life of one of their photojournalists, Peruvian photographer Jaime Razuri, 50, who was kidnapped in Gaza City on Monday by unknown gunmen, may be in danger because while in...
NPPA Vice President Scott Utterback Resigns
01/03/2007 //  DURHAM, NC – Scott Utterback, vice president of the National Press Photographers Association, resigned from his office today, NPPA president Tony Overman told the board of...
Newspaper Closings, Buyouts, Layoffs, And The Future
01/01/2007 //  As the newspaper industry enters a new year searching for new ways to find more readers, younger readers, and hopefully make some money (or stop losing so much of it), as circulation continues to decline and advertising losses grow while long-...
Shield Law Controversy Entering A New Year
12/26/2006 //  It looks like 2007 will begin with journalists in many states facing the same legal threats from aggressive courts and zealous prosecutors who want them to reveal their confidential sources as they’ve faced in recent years, as the creation of a...
2007 Kentucky Seminar And Contest In January
12/26/2006 // LOUISVILLE, KY – The Kentucky News Photographers Association's Annual Photographer of the Year Contest and Seminar will be held January 19 and 20, 2007, at the Marriott East in Louisville, KNPA vice president Joe Imel...

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