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5 ways to get ready for the Northern Short Course
02/19/2016 // By Adrienne AndrewsThis year's Northern Short Course in Iselin, New Jersey, is only one week away. Held February 25-27th, the event will encompass three-days of speakers, dozens of workshops, portfolio critiquing, and more. Here are some ways to...
The Student Quarterly Clip Contest is almost ready to reopen
02/19/2016 // By Adrienne AndrewsAfter years of inefficiency, outdated software and use complaints, the NPPA decided to address the issues surrounding the Student Quarterly Clip Contest in 2015 in their efforts to improve the quality of all contests provided. Now...
Australian Warren Richardson Wins World Press Photo
02/18/2016 // AMSTERDAM (February 18, 2016) – The jury of the 59th annual World Press Photo Contest selected an image by Australian photographer Warren Richardson as the World Press Photo of the Year 2015.Richardson’s picture – which also won first prize in the...
Photojournalist, editor Bill Snead, 78
02/15/2016 // LAWRENCE, KS (February 15, 2016) – Legendary photojournalist and newspaper editor Bill Snead, 78, died Sunday in his hometown of Lawrence, KS, where he started his career as a photography assistant at the Lawrence Journal-World while he was still a...
Victoria Sarno Jordan discusses receiving Michel du Cille Scholarship
02/12/2016 // By Adrienne AndrewsATHENS, GA (February 12, 2016) – Victoria Sarno Jordan, a 24-year-old photojournalism student at George Washington University in Washington D.C. has been awarded the 2016 Michel du Cille Scholarship from the NPPA board of the...
Student application to the Alexia Foundation Grant still open
02/12/2016 // By Adrienne AndrewsAlthough the professional deadline to apply for the Alexia Foundation grants passed last weekend, the application for students will remain open until March 3.The Alexia Foundation, which takes as its motto 'photography that drives...
NPPF Scholarship application deadline quickly approaches
02/12/2016 // By Adrienne AndrewsThe National Press Photographers Foundation scholarship application deadline is quickly approaching, as it closes at 11:50 EST on March 1.The Foundation is offering over 10 scholarships this year, all of which may be applied for...
Victoria Sarno Jordan Wins Michel du Cille Scholarship
02/06/2016 // ATHENS, GA (February 6, 2016) – The Board of Directors of the Northern Short Course in Photojournalism are pleased to announce Victoria Sarno Jordan is the recipient of the inaugural Michel du Cille Memorial Scholarship. Sarno Jordan is an Argentine...
NPPA president and student representative to the board address student membership problems
02/05/2016 // ATHENS, GA (February 5, 2016) – Despite worry about the National Press Photographers Association's low membership rates among younger visual journalists, a demographic that will ultimately become the future of the NPPA and the industry as a whole,...
What do some NPPA student chapters think hinders student membership?
02/05/2016 // The attention paid to student photojournalists is a major concern for the various student NPPA chapters around the country. Further, attracting new younger members to the NPPA continues to be a tricky endeavor for the organization as a whole....

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