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Bob Lynn's Visual Journalism Leadership Book Is Now Available For Free
09/24/2016 // By Tom BurtonBob Lynn, the photo editor who guided the Virginia-Pilot through many years of award-winning photojournalism, is giving away copies of his newsroom management guide Vision Courage & Heart: Lessons in Leadership.First published in...
Improve Your Chances for Landing an Internship
09/18/2016 // By Katelyn UmholtzJournalism and photography both have slowing job markets, and hiring managers are looking for the best and brightest to fill the few spots available. That means college students have to take the initiative to stand out.To do that,...
Darkrooms Faded Away in the '90s
09/18/2016 // By Katelyn UmholtzDoral Chenoweth joined the Columbus Dispatch in the 1990s, a time when darkrooms were the best part of the newsroom.“The light was dark. The smells were ever present,” Chenoweth said. “We performed our craft in the darkroom, and it...
WIVJ Photo Contest Winners, 2016
09/12/2016 // NPPA's 2016 Women In Photojournalism Conference  was held August 19-20, 2016, in Denver, CO. at the KUSA-TV studio. Billed this year on the theme "The Good Fight," the program was for photojournalists, reporters, online and print and television...
Large Photo Staffs and the 1980s
09/11/2016 // By Katelyn UmholtzFor some, the ‘80s were the good days. The economy was thriving compared to a decade earlier, and newspapers and magazines hadn’t started drastic cutbacks like they would a decade later.J. Kyle Keener, now the photo editor of the...
David Cantor Remembered, NPPA Mentor and Photo Editor
09/11/2016 // By Tom BurtonWhen a photography intern started at the Toledo Blade, picture editor David Cantor would ask if they knew the work of Walker Evans. If they had not heard of the famed photographer known for his documentary work in the 1930s Great...
UGA Students Take on the Rio Paralympics
09/11/2016 // By Katelyn UmholtzThe opportunity to take college students to Rio during the Paralympics this year came about after former USA Today lead Olympics reporter Vicki Michaelis, now a professor at the University of Georgia, started teaching.For UGA...
Early Inspiration Sets Foundations for Careers in Photojournalism
09/04/2016 // By Katelyn UmhotlzFor visual journalists, there’s often that one picture or person that inspired them to enter photojournalism. For Amanda Voisard, a contract photographer for the United Nations, that moment happened during a college tour.“I was...
Important Stories That Drove Photojournalism in the 1970s
09/04/2016 // By Katelyn UmholtzThe 1970s was a decade of conflict and unrest, polarizing politics and rock n’ roll. But to Bill Gentile, now a photojournalism professor at American University, it was the golden age of journalism.“This is when our jobs were more...
Drone Lab Offers Free Operation Manual
09/03/2016 // By Tom BurtonA drone operation manual for journalists is available online for free from the Drone Journalism Lab at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Journalism and Communications. With support from The John S. and James L. Knight...

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