John Durniak Mentor Award

Awarded to an individual who has served as an outstanding mentor, either to a specific individual or to photojournalism in general. Nomiantions for this award are to come from working photojournalists. The recipient of the award may have, but not need to have, any formal connection to photojournalsim.

Over the years, John Durniak was executive editor of Popular Photography magazine, picture editor at Time magazine and The New York Times, and managing editor of Look, himself an enthusiastic mentor who nurtured some of the most prominent photojournalists of the 20th Century. Durniak died in 1997.

2013

Lisa Krantz

2012

Leighton Grant

2011

Cortney Kintzer

 

2010

Colin Mulvany
Brian Immel

 

2009

Mark Dolan

 

2008

Jim McKnight

 

2007

J. Bruce Baumann

 

2006

Eddie Adams

 

2005

John Freeman

 

2004

Shelly Katz

 

2003

Bob Lynn

 

2002

Charles J. McCarthy

 

2001

Rich Clarkson

 

2000

Carlo Mastricolo

1999

John White

1998

Arnold Drapkin