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NPPA's 60 Years: Celebrate Past, Future, At Photojournalism Summit
06/07/2006 // DURHAM, NC – The National Press Photographers Association’s 60th Anniversary Photojournalism Summit will be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Tampa Bay, FL, from Friday June 23, 2006, through Sunday June 25.The overall theme is "See The Future, And...
Rick Shaw Named POYi Director At Missouri
06/07/2006 // COLUMBIA, MO – Rick Shaw, an assistant professor of photojournalism at the University of Missouri School of Journalism and the director of photography at the Missourian, has been named director of the Pictures of...
War, And Peace: Robert Capa, 62 Years After D-Day
06/06/2006 //   By Donald R. Winslow  It was 62 years ago today. It was also a Tuesday. Ever since then the date has been known as D-Day. The place was Omaha Beach, in Normandy, France, along a narrow strip of sea across from the coast of England...
Seth Gitner Elected New Chapters Board Rep
06/04/2006 //  DURHAM, NC – NPPA national secretary Sean D. Elliot announced today that Seth Gitner of the Roanoke (VA) Times and Roanoke.com has been elected as the new NPPA chapters board representative. Gitner...
NPPA Charter & Life Member Hugh Morton, 85
06/03/2006 // DURHAM, NC – Photographer Hugh Morton, a photographic legend in the North Carolina region known for his sports photographs and wildlife scenes, died Thursday June 1 at his home in Linville, NC, from cancer. He was...
KVUE-TV Satellite Truck Crew Trapped By Power Lines; No One Injured
06/02/2006 // AUSTIN, TX – A KVUE-TV news crew in the station’s satellite truck escaped a dangerous electrical situation unharmed late Friday afternoon while they were parked in nearby Pflugerville, TX, working on an unrelated news story.A dump...
Deadline June 15 For Getty Images Editorial Grants
06/01/2006 //  SEATTLE, WA – The June 15 deadline is fast approaching for photographers to apply for the next three $20,000 Getty Images 2006 Grants for Editorial Photography.“The Getty grants support and celebrate photographers’ efforts to bring new work to the...
Elliott Erwitt's "Personal Best" One Of Perpignan's 30 Exhibits
05/31/2006 // PERPIGNAN, FRANCE – The 18th edition of Visa pour l’Image in Perpignan, France, this year will feature at least 30 expositions over 15 days beginning on September 2, Guy Peron and Jean-François Leroy...
Indiana TV Photojournalist Leonard Judd, 55
05/31/2006 // EVANSVILLE, IN – Retired WEHT-News25 television photojournalist Leonard Judd, 55, died Sunday while on vacation with his wife in Colorado, the Evansville Courier & Press reported today.He was with WEHT since...
Houston Legend Jack Cato, 70
05/30/2006 // HOUSTON, TX – Jack Cato, a legendary police reporter and television photographer for KPRC-TV Channel 2 in Houston for more than two decades, who left news to become a media spokesman for the police department before...

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