Dec. 3, 2020
The NPPA sent a letter to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker asking that journalists who have direct contact with the public on a regular basis, and particularly visual journalists, be included in Phase 2 of the Population & Essential Phases of the New York State COVID-19 Vaccination Program.
See the letter here.
The other groups joining in the letter:
James W. Foley Legacy Foundation
New York News Publishers Association
New York Press Photographers Association
Press Freedom Defense Fund, a program of First Look Media Works, Inc.
Radio Television Digital News Association
Society of Environmental journalists
Society of Professional Journalists