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Robert Brush, Former NPPA President
12/30/2014 // DURHAM, NC (December 30, 2014) – Robert Brush, who was president of the National Press Photographers Association in 1979, died Monday at his home in Hackensack, NJ, from liver cancer, according to his family. Brush, who was 80, spent most of his...
NPPA Is Moving To UGA's Grady College
12/18/2014 // ATHENS, GA (December 18, 2014) – The University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication announced that the National Press Photographers Association will relocate its headquarters to the Athens, Georgia, campus in early 2015....
Michel du Cille, 58, Dies In Rural Liberia
12/11/2014 // UPDATE: There will be a celebration of Michel du Cille's life on Friday, January 16, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. at the Newseum in Washington, DC. Following the event there will be a reception at The Washington Post in the Post's Community...
Bill Frakes Launches "The Nebraska Project"
12/09/2014 // By Donald R. WinslowDURHAM, NC (December 9, 2014) – There are storytellers, and then there are master storytellers.Longtime NPPA member Bill Frakes, a native of Nebraska and one of the world's best-known photojournalists and...
Two Syracuse Photo Students Win Scholarships From Fall Workshop
12/09/2014 // SYRACUSE, NY (December 3, 2014) – Jake Herrle and Alec Erlebacher have won merit-based scholarships for their projects at The Fall Workshop at Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.  The Fall Workshop took place at...
New Nieman Fellowship To Honor Anja Niedringhaus
12/09/2014 // CAMBRIDGE, MA (December 9, 2014) – The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard has announced a new visual journalism fellowship in honor of 2007 Nieman Fellow Anja Niedringhaus, a Pulitzer Prize-winning Associated Press photographer who was shot...
NPPA Board To Meet January 9, 2015
12/03/2014 // DURHAM, NC (December 3, 2014) – The board of directors for the National Press Photographers Association will hold its open Annual Meeting at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia in Athens, GA, from...
Lyttle, Gitner Elected To NPPA Board Of Directors
12/03/2014 // DURHAM, NC (December 3, 2014) – Melissa Lyttle and Seth Gitner have been elected to NPPA’s board of directors in the association’s annual election during the month of November. They will be sworn in during NPPA’s 2015 annual board meeting at the...
NPPA's Lawyer Testifies For Open Electronic Court Coverage
12/02/2014 // WASHINGTON, DC (December 2, 2014) – Mickey H. Osterreicher, general counsel for the National Press Photographers Association, is scheduled to testify Wednesday before the House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Courts,...
Five NPPF-NPPA Career Expansion Scholarship Winners Named
12/02/2014 //    DURHAM, NC (December 2, 2014) – The National Press Photographers Foundation’s board of directors have announced the five winners of this year's NPPF-NPPA Career Expansion Scholarships. The winners are Josh Bachman, Matt Eich, Brian Powers,...

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