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NPPA Constitutional Rights Panel Set For Texas In September
08/27/2015 // ATHENS, GA (August 27, 2015) – A panel discussion concerning the constitutional right to photograph and record in public, sponsored by the National Press Photographers Association, will take place Wednesday, September 16, 2015, at San Jacinto...
NPPA Statement on WDBJ Killings
08/26/2015 // ATHENS, GA (August 26, 2015) – The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA), its members and the entire visual journalism profession collectively grieve the tragic deaths today of television reporter Alison Parker and photojournalist Adam...
Taz Lombardo Awarded Inaugural Rich Clarkson Founders Scholarship
08/14/2015 // ATHENS, GA (August 14, 2015) – The inaugural winner of the Rich Clarkson Founders Scholarship is Taz Lombardo, a master’s degree student at the University of Missouri School of Journalism.  The $2,000 Clarkson...
Martin Smith-Rodden To Teach At Ball State
07/29/2015 // ATHENS, GA (July 29, 2015) – Nationally recognized picture editor and visual journalist for The Virginian-Pilot, Martin Smith-Rodden, has been appointed as an assistant professor of journalism at Ball State University.Smith-Rodden has had adjunct...
Northern Short Course Videos Now Online
07/28/2015 // ATHENS, GA (July 28, 2015) – Videos of some of the panel presentation's from this year's National Press Photographers Association's Northern Short Course are now online for viewing."Photojournalism at a Crossroads: A Crisis in Credibility," along...
Alex Garcia Appointed To NPPA Board Of Directors
07/27/2015 // ATHENS, GA (July 27, 2015) – Photojournalist Alex Garcia of Chicago has been appointed by president Mark Dolan to serve on the board of directors of the National Press Photographers Association. Garcia replaces presidentially-appointed board member...
NPPA Helps Revise Taylor Swift Credential Agreement
07/21/2015 // ATHENS, GA (July 21, 2015) – Recently there were many news stories about pop icon Taylor Swift's open letter to Apple saying that she was not going to agree to their terms for distributing her music on iTunes. And then very publicly Apple...
NPPA Preparing Official Comments On Copyright Challenges For Photographers
07/16/2015 // ATHENS, GA (July 16, 2015) – The National Press Photographers Association is drafting official comments to the United States Copyright Office regarding copyright protection of visual work. NPPA's attorneys are drafting the comments based on years of...
In The Public Eye: Police, Cameras And The Constitution
06/19/2015 // ATHENS, GA (June 19, 2015) – The general counsel for the National Press Photographers Association, Mickey H. Osterreicher, recently participated in a panel discussion at the Newseum on the topics of police, cameras, and the Constitution. A full...
Doug Burgess Wins Ernie Crisp Television News Photographer Of The Year
06/05/2015 // SEATTLE, WA (June 5, 2016) – Doug Burgess of KING5-TV in Seattle has been named the 2015 Best Of Photojournalism Ernie Crisp Television News Photographer of the Year, and Steve Rhodes of WTHR-TV in Indianapolis was named Video Editor of the Year...

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