Burt Williams Award

The award, in memory of a founder and first national secretary, is given to a news photographer chosen from those nominated, who has completed at least 40 years of service, whether or not they are members of NPPA.

Burt Williams, now deceased, was a photographer for the Cleveland News and Plain Dealer, the Pittsburgh Press and the Pittsburgh Sun-Telegraph.

  • William F. Achatz Jr.
  • Murray Alvey
  • Frederick Arnold
  • Albert C. Aumuller
  • Stanley A. Bauman
  • Harvey H. Belgin
  • Morris Berman
  • Charles G. Bilyeu
  • Matthew Black
  • Bernard N. Boston
  • Benjamin J. Cantor
  • Martin L. Cohn
  • Theodore T. Coleman
  • Charles H. Cooper
  • Garrett H. Cope
  • William T Crouch
  • Nate Cutler
  • Donald L. Davidson
  • Wilburn G. Davis
  • William M. Davis Jr
  • Max Desfor
  • Scott C. Dine
  • Ed Dooks
  • Robert F. Dwyer
  • William Dyviniak
  • Elmer H. Ebert
  • E K Edwards
  • Louis O. Egner
  • Harold Elkin
  • Arthur C. Elwing
  • Dan J. Fager
  • Maury Allen Falstein
  • Ray Fisher
  • Robert B. Fisher
  • Sam Foster
  • Ted Frutkoff
  • Frank Gerratana
  • June Glenn Jr.
  • Edward H. Goldberger
  • Octavio A. Gracia
  • Robert K. Graul
  • J Walter Green
  • Alva K. Gregory
  • Arthur Griffin
  • Irving Haberman
  • Robert S. Halvey
  • Edward E. Hannigan
  • William Forrest Harris
  • Laureene M. Harvey
  • Ebby Hawerlander
  • Ervin F. Hess
  • Eddie Hoff
  • Arthur N. Hough
  • Gene Hyde
  • Jack Jessee
  • Bervin Johnson
  • Robert J. Kadel
  • Robert W. Kelley
  • Kenneth R. Knudson
  • Ben Kosmeder
  • Maiteland R. Lamotte
  • George F. Lian
  • Milt Marder
  • Kenneth W. Martin
  • Al Mathewson
  • Robert H. Maxwell
  • Cliff McDowell
  • C. W. McGill
  • Cecil Wm. Mitchell
  • Alfred A. Monner
  • James L. Mooney Jr.
  • Harold E. Moore
  • Hugh M. Morton
  • Charles J. Nichols
  • Don O'Reilly
  • Don Pasquarella
  • Louis L. Phillips
  • Ralph Polovich
  • Ted W. Powers
  • Ben Reddick
  • Ron Riesterer
  • Joseph B. Roberts
  • Joe J. Rosenthal
  • Eric M. Sanford
  • Flip Schulke
  • Herbert Schwartz
  • Jack Shere
  • Jack P. Short
  • Patricia Short
  • Charles W. Sick
  • Robert F. Sisson
  • Elwood P. Smith
  • Harlin D. Smith
  • James H. Sparks
  • Werner Stoy
  • Robert Strongman
  • Charles F. Teed
  • Paul Threlfall
  • Nelson H. Tiffany
  • C. Robert Turnbull
  • Lyle Turner
  • Joseph J. Vadala
  • James C. Vincent
  • Earl L. Vogt
  • Howard E. Vogt
  • Robert F. Ward
  • Bob Wendlinger
  • Ed Wergeles
  • Roy H. Williams
  • Clifford R. Yeich
  • G. Gordon Yoder
  • Elwood H. Young
  • William S. Young