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Multimedia Immersion Workshop changes the way participants tell stories
03/05/2016 // By Adrienne AndrewsThe NPPA Multimedia Immersion Workshop started when visual journalists were still working with tape and the industry was beginning to shift toward a more diversified way of telling stories. Now in its 10th year, the workshop has...
Enact Commonsense Drone Rules
03/03/2016 //  By Mickey OsterreicherAmidst all the hysterical reports that the sky is falling or it’s literally raining drones, Illinois Congressman Rodney Davis recently introduced a thoughtful Micro Drone amendment to the FAA Reauthorization Act (AIRR Act)....
NPPA and Other Visual Arts Associations Release Copyright Small Claims White Paper
03/02/2016 // Seven visual arts associations,including NPPA, release proposal to Congress for copyright small claims legislationMarch 2, 2016 – While there has been a great deal of discussion recently about the possibility of Congress creating a small claims...
NPPA Statement On TIME Magazine Photographer, Trump Incident
02/29/2016 // ATHENS, GA (February 29, 2016) – The National Press Photographers Association deplores today’s unfortunate incident between a U.S. Secret Service agent and veteran White House photographer Christopher Morris, who was covering the Trump campaign for...
TIME's Christopher Morris Slammed To Ground At Trump Rally
02/29/2016 // RADFORD, VA (February 29, 2016) – Photojournalist Christopher Morris, on assignment for TIME magazine covering a Donald Trump rally today in Radford University in Virginia, was involved in an incident with a U.S. Secret Service agent as he tried to...
NPPA Past President Bill Luster Hospitalized
02/29/2016 // UPDATE MARCH 6, 2016: The family of Bill Luster says that he is showing great improvement and that he is being moved to a rehabilitation facility, Jefferson Place, where he will begin his recovery.LOUISVILLE, KY (February 29, 2016...
Q&A: Chair of Executive Director Search Committee shares updates about possible hires
02/26/2016 // By Adrienne AndrewsMark Johnson, interim executive director of the NPPA and chair of the executive director search committee, has several hopeful updates concerning the search for the future executive director. The executive director position...
2016 News Video Workshop still has spots available
02/26/2016 // By Adrienne Andrews"If you give us a week, we will change your life."This is the motto for the annual NPPA News Video Workshop, now in its 56th year, and the program director Julie Jones feels that this is as true as it's ever been."We say that line...
Madison Schmidt Wins NPPF Gordon Yoder Award
02/25/2016 // ATHENS, GA (February 25, 2016) – The National Press Photographers Foundation congratulates Madison Schmidt as the winner of the 2016 Gordon Yoder Award for video photojournalists.The award will allow Schmidt to attend the NPPA News Video Workshop...
Chelsea Matiash, Brad Smith Appointed To NPPA Board
02/23/2016 // ATHENS, GA (February 23, 2016) – Melissa Lyttle, president of the National Press Photographers Association, appointed two new members to NPPA's board of directors today. Visual journalists Chelsea Matiash and Brad Smith have agreed to serve...

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