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Best Of Photojournalism 2007 Judges Pick Web Video Editing Winners
03/05/2007 //  ST. PETERSBURG, FL – Today judges in the Best Of Photojournalism 2007 competition’s Television division picked winners in the new Web Feature Editing and Web 48-Hour Editing categories at The Poynter Institute for Media Studies in St. Petersburg....
KGAN-TV Photographer Fired For Urinating In Cemetery, Covering Funeral
03/05/2007 // DES MOINES, IOWA - Veteran television photographer Gerry Edwards of KGAN-TV in Center Rapids, Iowa, has been fired for urinating in a cemetery while covering the funeral of an Iowa soldier killed in Iraq, The Des...
TV Photojournalist "Lucky To Be Alive"
03/04/2007 //  DES MOINES, IOWA– KCCI-TV photojournalist and NPPA member Chris Mackey is “lucky to be alive,” according to the critical care nurses taking care of him today at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines.“They say they’re...
Best Of Photojournalism 2007 Student TV Contest Winners Named
03/02/2007 // ST. PETERSBURGH, FL – The first set of winners in the National Press Photographers Association’s Best Of Photojournalism 2007 competition have been picked, and they are the student contestants in the Television division contest.Elias...
"Magnum Front Page" Offers Newspapers A Rare Opportunity
03/02/2007 // NEW YORK – Sixty years ago on April 17, 1947, two years after the Second World War ended, photojournalists Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, George Rodger, and...
Poynter To Host 2006 World Press Photo Exhibit
03/02/2007 // ST. PETERSBURG, FL – The Poynter Institute for Media Studies will host the 2006 World Press Photo Exhibition of 205 winning photographs, including the World Press Photo of the Year, beginning with an opening...
Leiva, Fehder, Win 2007 Alexia Foundation Grants
03/02/2007 // SYRACUSE, NY – Photojournalist Alvaro Leiva, from Madrid, Spain, is the winner of the 2007 Alexia Foundation Grant for professionals, and Syracuse University photojournalism graduate student Jeffrey...
Nominations Being Accepted For NPPA's Top Awards, Honors
03/01/2007 // DURHAM, NC – The National Press Photographers Association’s Honors & Recognition Committee is accepting nominations for NPPA’s annual service awards, which will be presented in June in Portland, OR, during the Joseph A....
Gafic, Anderson Awarded Getty Images Editorial Grants
02/28/2007 // NEW YORK, NY – Photojournalists Ziyah Gafic from Sarajevo, Bosnia, and Magnum photographer Christopher Anderson of New York have each been named recipients of a $20,000 ...
Regional Elections Postponed Until At Least April
02/28/2007 // DURHAM, NC  – Sean D. Elliot, national secretary for the National Press Photographers Association, today said that elections in Regions 2 and 6 will be postponed again, this time until at least April.The delay is due, Elliot said,...

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