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Nikon Drops Sponsorhip Of NPPA-Nikon Documentary Sabbatical Grant
01/11/2007 // DURHAM, NC – Nikon Inc. has elected not to fund the NPPA-Nikon Documentary Sabbatical Grant for 2007 and so there will not be a grant awarded to a photojournalist for a project this year, the president of the National Press...
January 15 Deadline To Enter Costa Courtroom Contest
01/10/2007 // MUNCIE, IN - Ken Heinen at Ball State University reminds photojournalists that the deadline for submitting images to this year’s Joseph Costa Award for...
Region 4 Election Results, And Upcoming Elections
01/09/2007 // DURHAM, NC – Sean D. Elliot, secretary of the National Press Photographers Association, has counted the votes and determined winners in Region 4’s December election, and he has also informed the board of directors and executive...
Speakers Named For Wisconsin Convention
01/09/2007 // MILWAUKEE, WI – Mark Hoffman at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has announced the line-up of speakers for this year’s Wisconsin News Photographer’s Association convention, which is upcoming in March in Milwaukee....
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...

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