News Archive

Savannah TV Photojournalist Hit, Killed At I-95 Crash Scene
07/21/2008 //  SAVANNAH, GA – WTOC-TV Channel 11 photojournalist and producer Steven Shoob, 58, was struck and killed about 5:30 a.m. EST Monday morning while covering an accident on Interstate 95 near Georgia State Highway 21,...
Palm Beach Post Will Lose More Than 300
07/18/2008 //  WEST PALM BEACH, FL – An internal memo at The Palm Beach Post this week says that more than 300 employees applied for buyouts and that all have been accepted, but that there will still be some layoffs in some departments.The memo says that more...
Register Now For Women In Photojournalism Conference, New Orleans
07/18/2008 //  DURHAM, NC, – Online registration is now closed but walk-in registration will still be available at the site of this year's Women In Photojournalism Conference, coming up later this week from August 8 through 10 at the Astor Crowne Plaza hotel in...
WISH-TV Photographer Shot At Fire Scene
07/18/2008 // INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Television photojournalist Kevin Hankins of WISH-TV, and a freelance video photographer shooting for the Pike Township Fire Department, where shot at while covering an overnight vacant house fire...
Leading Photo Associations Urge Congress To Amend Orphan Works
07/17/2008 // DURHAM, NC – Representatives of organizations that include the largest share of U.S. advertising, editorial, and stock photographers – including the National Press Photographers Association – have met with members of Congress to seek solutions for...
LA Times Publisher, Chicago Tribune Editor, Out The Door
07/15/2008 // LOS ANGELES, CA – As the buyouts, layoffs, and cutbacks continue across all Tribune Co.-owned newspapers, today's news is that two top Tribune executives are also taking the exit door.The publisher of the Los Angeles Times, David...
Photojournalist J.D. Schwalm, 53
07/14/2008 //  JACKSON, MS– Photojournalist J.D. Schwalm, who worked for The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson for more than 24 years, died Thursday after battling cancer for more than a year. He was 53 and died at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland, MS....
Senate Will Consider Shield Law In July; Journalists Urged To Support
07/13/2008 // By Mickey H. OsterreicherNPPA’s general legal counselBUFFALO, NY – Last week Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) announced on the Senate floor that floor time will be given in July for...
After 50 Years, Ron Riesterer Retires
07/11/2008 // OAKLAND, CA – When Oakland Tribune photojournalist Ron Riesterer retired after a 50-year career at the newspaper, the Contra Costa Times did a multimedia tribute to the Bay Area legend and his photographs.The piece...
Suspects Identified, But Not Arrested, In Trent Keegan's Death
07/11/2008 // AUKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – Police in Kenya have identified five suspects in the murder of New Zealand photojournalist Trent Keegan, but none of them are under arrest, a newspaper in Auckland reported today.The New...

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