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NSC 2015 Contest Photographer of the Year
01/09/2015 // Patrick Smith, of Getty Images has been named the Northern Short Course Photographer of the Year. Mary Calvert, freelance, POY runner-up and Jahi Chikwendiu of The Washington Post placed third. Judging took place at the CUNY Graduate School of...
OPEN FOR ENTRIES: NPPA's 2015 Best Of Photojournalism Competitions
01/05/2015 // DURHAM, NC (January 5, 2015) – The National Press Photographers Association's 2015 Best Of Photojournalism competitions are now open for entry.Once again entry to NPPA's Best Of Photojournalism is free to all participants. And you'll be able to...
Apply Now For NPPF Student Scholarships
01/05/2015 // DURHAM, NC (January 5, 2015) – Applications are now open for the 2015 National Press Photographers Foundation student scholarships. Students’ portfolios compete for $16,000 in scholarships, as eight $2,000 scholarships will be awarded. Applications...
Apply Now: The Gordon Yoder NPPF News Video Workshop Award
12/30/2014 // DURHAM, NC (December 30, 2014) – Applications are now being accepted for the Gordon Yoder National Press Photographers Foundation News Video Workshop award.The deadline to apply is January 31, 2015.The award is $1,000 to cover the cost of attending...
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...

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