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Houston Chronicle's Kerwin Plevka, 54, Found Dead At His Home On Friday
02/12/2005 // By Donald R. Winslow News Photographer magazineHOUSTON, TX  – Kerwin Plevka, 54, the assistant director of photography for theHouston Chronicle, was found dead in his home late yesterday afternoon. The staff learned of Plevka’s death from the...
Best Of Photojournalism 2005 Still Photography Judges Named
02/11/2005 // DURHAM, NC – Harry Walker, chairperson of the Best Of Photojournalism 2005 contest committee for the National Press Photographers Association and director of the Knight Ridder/Tribune Photo Service, today announced the panel of judges for this year'...
SFSU Journalism Department Says Student Photojournalist Omar Vega's Case "Mishandled"
02/11/2005 // By Lemery Reyes & Richard McKeethenGolden Gate [X]press, Special to News Photographer magazineSAN FRANCISCO, CA - The chair of San Francisco State University's journalism department held a press conference on campus today defending the First...
Reuters Wins Six Top World Press Photo Awards; American Photojournalists Do Well In The Competition
02/11/2005 // The World Press Photo of the Year 2004 has been awarded to Reuters photographer Arko Datta for his iconic picture of the human suffering caused by the Asian tsunami, World Press Photo announced in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, this morning.The...
Three Entries In WHNPA's "Eyes Of History 2005" Contest Lead To New Guidelines; Andrea Bruce Woodall Is POY Again
02/09/2005 // By Donald R. Winslow News Photographer magazineIn the aftermath of the judging of the White House News Photographers’ Association’s "Eyes of History 2005" contest this last weekend at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, the organization’s...
"I'm Going Home To Photography." David Griffin Named Senior Editor Of Photography, Illustrations At National Geographic Magazine
02/08/2005 // By Donald R. Winslow News Photographer magazineWASHINGTON, DC - NPPA member David Griffin, creative director for U.S. News & World Report, was today named as the new senior editor of photography and illustrations for National Geographic magazine...
"Cutting Edge VI" Workshop Was A Big Success In January
02/05/2005 // By Vicki HildnerNot even the threat of an impending ice storm (breaking news!) kept nearly 100 people from attending the Cutting Edge VI "Will Fix it in Editing" workshop on January 29. It drew such a large crowd that the National Press...
Former Sacramento Bee photographer pursuing his art again after brutal beating
02/04/2005 // By Walt WileySacramento Bee Staff WriterAt the brain-injury rehab clinic where John Trotter spent months recuperating, there's a sign in the shower listing all the parts of the body that need to be cleaned.Trotter laughs when he thinks about it."It'...
Photojournalist Laura Sikes Wins $5K White House News Photographers' Association Grant
02/03/2005 // WASHINGTON, DC (February 3, 2005) - Freelance photojournalist Laura Sikes of Alexandria, VA, is the recipient of the White House News Photographers' Association $5,000 Project Grant for her photographic essay "Poor From The Start," coverage of poor...
Maysville, KY, Chief Photographer Bob Warner Dies; Was Critically Injured In August In Wisconsin Crash
02/03/2005 // Ledger Independent chief photographer Bob Warner, 49, died yesterday from complications resulting from an August 2004 single vehicle auto accident in Eau Claire, WI, his newspaper in Maysville, KY, reported today.Warner, an NPPA member since March...

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