News Archive

NPPA Restructures Membership Regions, Creates New Leadership Teams
10/02/2015 // ATHENS, GA (October 2, 2015) – The board of directors of the National Press Photographers Association this week took action in response to member concerns about a lack of interaction with Regional leadership, a lack of programming and activities in...
Teaching the Next Generation
10/01/2015 // Pulitzer Prize wining photographer and NPPA member William Snyder says teaching as an undergraduate professor has been one of the most rewarding parts of his career.  “By teaching these kids, if we do the right thing here, what we're doing is going...
Working for Non-Profits
10/01/2015 // After spending two years learning everything she could about the Humane Society of the United States and persistently and patiently trying to get a job in with the non-profit, photographer Michelle Riley finally got a job- as the Circulating and...
Shooting for Corporate Clients
10/01/2015 // Schwarz says that people valued his photojournalistic eye because, “they want that reality, they don't want pictures that look staged or funny, they want that sense of reality that my work has.”While 70 percent of Schwarz’ work is corporate now, he...
NPPA Joins Suit To Overturn Controversial Wyoming Data Censorship Laws
09/29/2015 // CHEYENNE, WY (September 29, 2015) – A diverse coalition of conservation, press, academic and animal-protection groups filed suit today in federal court seeking to strike down a pair of Wyoming state laws that stifle freedom of speech and make...
Memorial Set In January For Photographer Cotton Coulson
09/21/2015 // NEW YORK, NY (September 21, 2015) – Sisse Brimberg, the wife of the late photographer Cotton Coulson, has told News Photographer magazine that there will be a memorial service for him during the National Geographic Seminar in Washington, DC, during...
SPJ Recognizes Osterreicher, Dalglish For Exceptional Service To Journalism
09/21/2015 // ORLANDO, FL (September 21, 2015) – The Society of Professional Journalists honored the National Press Photographers Association's general counsel Mickey H. Osterreicher as a Fellow of the Society last night during a banquet at the SPJ Excellence in...
Insights on Freelancing from Melissa Lyttle
09/17/2015 // Eleven months ago, NPPA Vice President Melissa Lyttle was suddenly and unexpectedly let go from the Tampa Bay Times after working in the field for about 20 years.“It was a wake up call for me because I think it's the way that things are going in...
Insights on Freelancing from Mike Roy
09/17/2015 // Mike Roy is an award-winning photojournalist who has been an NPPA member for a dozen years. During that time, he worked in four newsrooms across the country, and like many other staff photographers, has experienced the challenge of being laid off....
Rich Clarkson Honored With Curt Gowdy Award
09/15/2015 // SPRINGFIELD, MA (September 15, 2015) – Famed photographer and former NPPA president Rich Clarkson, along with a broadcaster of more than 40 years, Woody Durham, were the 2015 Curt Gowdy Media Award recipients. They were acknowledged for their...

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