As NPPA’s 2022 member contests kick off, we’re announcing leadership changes and newly implemented rules. The updates are designed to make the contests run more smoothly and foster better engagement in our service-based NPPA community. We want to empower entrants to play a key role in keeping the contests on track alongside our dedicated team of volunteer contest chairs.
Everyday photographers are faced with challenging situations, many of which are staged photo opportunities by public relations firms, politicians, protesters and organizations. It is our responsibility to strive to be unobtrusive while visually reporting what happened and to not engage or contribute – intentionally or unintentionally – to the environment.
The National Press Photographers Association annual held the winter board meeting on January 22, 2022 via video conference. Elected to the board were three new executive committee members. Two board members were officially sworn in as a regional chair and a student representative. Two resolutions and the 2022 budget were unanimously adopted.
Nominations for NPPA's Annual Awards honorees will be accepted through Feb. 14, 2022, via an online nominations form. Questions or concerns can be sent to Past President Andrew Stanfill at [email protected] The awardees will be chosen and awarded in the first quarter of 2022.
This year the Best of Photojournalism contest adds an entirely new division — Documentary! Our hope is that this division will make a great home for the wonderful documentary video work that our members produce across so many different platforms.