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Many New Orleans TV Photojournalists Fear Losing Their Jobs Because Of Hurricane Katrina
09/07/2005 // As if the hardship of enduring HurricaneKatrina and then covering the almost-unbelievable devastation in the storm's aftermath wasn't enough, many television photojournalists in New Orleans and along the Gulf Coast are learning that shortly they...
Missing Times-Picayune Hurricane Reporter Found
09/06/2005 // Missing reporter Leslie Williams has been heard from, his editor at The Times-Picayune reported to The New York Observer last night.The Observer quotes editor Jim Amoss as saying, "This is the best news I've heard in days. He was covering the story...
Gardi, Lewis, And Weidenhoefer Each Win $20K Getty Images Editorial Photography Grants
09/01/2005 // Getty Images today announced from Visa Pour L’ Image in Perpignan, France, the three new winners of its 2005 Grants for Editorial Photography. They are Balazs Gardi of Budapest, for an examination of the European Gypsy; New Jersey resident Scott...
NPPA Calls For Release Of Journalists Held In Iraq Without Charges, Details In Shooting Death Of Soundman
08/31/2005 // DURHAM, NC – The National Press Photographers Association joins with the Committee To Protect Journalists, the Reuters News Agency and other media and press freedom organizations in urging the United States military to explain immediately why it is...
2005 Women In Photojournalism Conference Inspired, Rekindled Careers, With Speakers And Workshops
08/27/2005 // The 2005 NPPA Women In Photojournalism Conference opened Friday in Phoenix, AZ, and ran through Sunday August 28 and featured a dynamic line-up of workshops and speakers that inspired photojournalists and rekindled a passion and committment to the...
NPPA Releases Memo On Photographers' Rights To Take Pictures In Public Places
08/27/2005 // PHOENIX, AZ  – It’s been almost four years since the September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, and in that time photojournalists have faced an increasing wave of harassment and obstacles – often in the name of national...
NPPA And Western Kentucky University Receive Knight Foundation Grant To Turn Photojournalism Contest Into Educational Opportunity
08/25/2005 // DURHAM, NC – Supported by a $100,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the National Press Photographers Association and Western Kentucky University have joined together to create an online educational program based on NPPA’s ...
Bob Brandon Critical In Denver Hospital
08/24/2005 // Television photojournalist Bob Brandon is in stable but critical condition in a Denver, CO, trauma hospital after he was found on the floor of his home yesterday. Sharon Levy Freed reports that Brandon may have collapsed as long ago as Saturday, but...
Epilogue: A Player Dies
08/23/2005 // In the August issue of News Photographer magazine, photojournalist Jenna Isaacson of the Columbia Daily Tribunewrote about her experience photographing University of Missouri redshirt freshman football player ...
Boston Photojournalist Dean L. Gaskill, 59
08/20/2005 // Television photojournalist and director of photography Dean L. Gaskill, 59, of Newton, MA, died August 19th, The Boston Globe reports. Gaskill was a co-founder of VideoLink.TV, a broadcast and production and television transmission company, and the...

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