Sherer Resigns From Executive Committee
01/01/2003 // NPPA Immediate Past President and Executive Committee member Michael D. Sherer resigned from the Executive Committee on November 24 in protest of their vote to go forward with a bank application for a line of credit. "This does not mean that I am...
AP appoints three new photo chiefs
01/01/2003 // The Associated Press has named Santiago Lyon as its new Director of Photography to replace Vin Alabiso, an AP vice president who was appointed director of global business development/photos last August. Two senior photo managers in New York, J....
December Deadline Approaching For NPPA-Nikon Sabbatical Entries
01/01/2003 // Bill Luster, chairperson of the annual NPPA-Nikon Sabbatical program, reminds photojournalists that the entry deadline for the 2004 NPPA-Nikon Sabbatical competition is December 28, 2003, and that's quickly approaching.Luster has seen a lot of...
Regional Election Results
01/01/2003 // The results of the Regional elections for odd numbered regions are in and T.C. Baker, NPPA national secretary and EC member, has verified the vote. For the first time in NPPA history the election was held online with only two members requesting...
College Scholarships Available From NPPF
01/01/2003 //  If you're a full time college photojournalism student, or are returning to college to finish a photojournalism degree, it's not too early to start apply for National Press Photographer Foundation scholarship awards. The deadline for all...
NPPA Budget Moves: Membership Expectations/Todd Stricker
01/01/2003 // by Todd StrickerPretty much all of us hate it when it comes time to tackle our budgets, but at some point we do it. We make projections based on history and future expectations but we don't always get it right. That is the position we find ourselves...
NPPA Budget Moves: Make Cuts Across Entire Budget/Michael Sherer
01/01/2003 // by Michael ShererThere is a classic moment in the film "Network" where TV anchor Howard Beale opens a window and yells, "I am mad as hell and I am not going to take it anymore!" This is my Howard Beale moment. I am mad as hell about our budget...
National TV Contest Has New Categories
01/01/2003 //  For the first time, the NPPA's 2003 Best Of TV Photojournalism contest will present a Station of the Year award to three different stations in three separate divisions: Large Market (1-34), Medium Market (35-69), and Small Market (70-212). You can...
Board Votes To Increase Dues
01/01/2003 //   After much consideration, the board of directors voted to increase NPPA annual membership dues. We raised the dues only after long and serious discussion. I want to say that right up front so there is no misunderstanding. A dues increase was on...
NPPA Budget Moves: Moves Are Necessary For Future/Greg Garneau
01/01/2001 // by Greg GarneauThe NPPA is in the midst of an operating turnaround. The Executive Committee and the staff are making good progress in addressing a structural deficit that is in the range of $300,000 dollars a year. The deficit was identified during...