WHNPA Eyes Of History Contest Winners Announced

Feb 11, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama spoke on the Trayvon Martin case during remarks in the White House briefing room July 19, 2013. Obama said, "Trayvon Martin could've been me, 35 years ago." Win McNamee, Getty Images
U.S. President Barack Obama spoke on the Trayvon Martin case during remarks in the White House briefing room July 19, 2013. Obama said, "Trayvon Martin could've been me, 35 years ago." Win McNamee, Getty Images

WASHINGTON, DC (February 11, 2014) – After a weekend of judging, the White House News Photographers Association has announced their top contest winners:

 

Stills Division

WHNPA 2014 Photographer of the Year: Astrid Riecken, Freelance

WHNPA 2014 Political Photo of the Year: Win McNamee, Getty Images

 

Video Division

WHNPA 2014 Video Photographer of the Year: John Landy,

The British Broadcasting Service (BBC)

WHNPA 2014 Video Editor of the Year: Lance Ing, WTTG-TV, Fox 5-Local

 

Multimedia Division

WHNPA 2014 Best in Show:  Ken Geiger, National Geographic

Other first Place wins included: Jim LoScalzo, Freelance and Kainaz Amaria, NPR

 

Student Division

WHNPA 2014 Student Still Photographer of the Year: Jabin Botsford, Western Kentucky University

WHNPA 2014 Student Video Photographer of the Year: Jonathan kasbe, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

THE 2014 WHNPA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD:

Doug Wilkes, WTTG-TV, FOX 5 LOCAL

  

See all the winning images online at www.whnpa.org.