The Best of Photojournalism competition sponsored by the National Press Photographers Association is open for entries for work produced in 2016. There are four divisions in the competition, covering a range of visual journalism.
Best of Photojournalism 2017 for still photography is open to professional photographers, editors and online photojournalists, and there is no entry fee. All entries must have been taken or initially published between January 1st and December 31st, 2016. Photographers do not need to be members of NPPA to enter.
The entry period begins Jan 3rd, 2017 and runs through 3 pm EST Feb 3rd 2017. Entry rules and instructions for the still photos competition are here.
Best of Photojournalism Video contest is also open. For this year’s video contest there is no advance registration. Simply review the entry information and categories. Once you are ready to submit click the 'Enter Now' links for either the video photography or video editing divisions. Entries will be accepted beginning January 3rd, 2017, and must be received by 11:59pm CST on January 27th, 2017. Entry rules and instructions for the video contest are here.
Best of Photojournalism Picture Editing contest recognizes the individuals and publications that practice and promote great photojournalism through great picture editing. Deadline February 3rd, 2017 3pm EST. Entry rules and instructions for the picture editing contest are here.
Best of Photojournalism Multimedia contest recognizes the best visual journalism being produced online or for mobile delivery. The multimedia contest will judge entries from their live URL submitted at the time of entry. If the URL is not given, or the link is not functioning properly at the time of judging, the entry will be disqualified. Deadline February 3rd, 2017 3pm EST. Entry rules and instructions for the multimedia contest are here.