Clifton C. Edom Award

This award, established in 1991, recognizes an individual in the tradition of Cliff Edom to inspire and motivate members of the photojournalism community to reach new heights.

Cliff Edom taught at the University of Missouri for 29 years where he founded the University of Missouri Photojournalism Workshop and the Pictures of the Year competition.

Edom was co-author of Picture Editing, the first book about picture handling for newspaper photographers and editors. He also wrote three other books. In addition, Edom is credited with coining the word "photojournalism." Clif Edom died in 1991.

2013

John H. White

2012

Brian Storm

2011

Tenney Mason

 

2010

J. Bruce Baumann

 

2009

Gunther Cartwright

 

2008

Bob Lynn

 

2007

Brian Weister

 

2006

David Grunfeld

 

2005

Kim Komenich

 

2004

Thomas Richards

 

2003

Randy Cox

 

2002

Dirck S. Halstead

 

2001

Jane Boulen

 

2000

Bob Brandon

1999

John Premack

 

1998

David Yarnold

 

1997

John Durniak

 

1996

Rich Clarkson

 

1995

Sam Abell

 

1994

Cornelius Keyes

 

1993

Tom Kennedy

 

1992

Howard Chapnick

 

1991

Larry Nighswander