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Today is the deadline for NPPA's 2008 Best of Photojournalism Contest
01/03/2008 // DURHAM, NC - The National Press Photographers Association's 2008 Best Of Photojournalism contest is now officially open for entries, and some new rules and a few category changes are now posted on NPPA's Web site.There are no entry fees for NPPA's...
AP Names Photo Editor Becker To Entertainment Content Director
01/03/2008 //  Associated Press national entertainment photography editor Daniel Becker has been appointed to the newly created post of director of entertainment content, AP announced today in Los Angeles. AP says Becker will...
Regions 3 & 7 Election Results Announced
01/03/2008 // DURHAM, NC - NPPA national secretary Sean D. Elliot has tallied the votes and certified the elections for Region 3 and Region 7 and announced to names of the elected Regional officers.Tom Costello...
Life Member William O."Bill" Seymour, 70
01/02/2008 // MORGANTOWN, WV - William O. "Bill" Seymour, 70, a retired professor emeritus of journalism who taught at West Virginia University and who was an NPPA Life Member, died December 31, 2007, at his home in Mt. Morris, PA, according to...
Department Of Transportation's New Rules For Carry-On, Checked Lithium Batteries
01/02/2008 // WASHINGTON, DC - New rules from the Department of Transportation governing the quantity and strength of lithium batteries that can be carried on or checked on U.S. registered airliners took effect at the beginning of the new year, and there has been...
Nieman Foundation Encourages NPPA Members To Enter Taylor Awards
01/01/2008 // DURHAM, NC - Ellen Tuttle of Harvard University's Nieman Foundation for Journalism is encouraging National Press Photographers Association members to apply for the 2008 Taylor Family Award for Fairness in Newspapers...
NPPA's 2008 Best Of Photojournalism Contest Rules Announced
12/30/2007 // DURHAM, NC - The National Press Photographers Association announced today that the 2008 Best Of Photojournalism contest rules have been posted to its Web site. The contest will officially open for entries on January 2, 2008.The Best Of...
National Geographic Backs POYi, Withdraws Offer To Host Talks
12/27/2007 // By Donald R. Winslow© 2007 News Photographer magazineDURHAM, NC - NPPA president Tony Overman has been told by National Geographic magazine's director of photography David ...
Sally Stapleton Named AME At The Day
12/22/2007 // Sally Stapleton, a former top photography editor for the Associated Press in Manhattan, has been named the new assistant managing editor for photography, graphics, and online for The Day in New London, CT. Stapleton...
Times-Picayune's McCusker Sentenced To 6 Months Probation
12/15/2007 // NEW ORLEANS, LA - John McCusker, a staff photographer for the Times-Picayune, was placed on six months inactive probation and fined almost $900 as the result of a 2006 incident in which he pinned one police officer...

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