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OPEN FOR ENTRIES: NPPA's 2016 Best Of Photojournalism Competitions
01/11/2016 // ATHENS, GA (January 11, 2016) – The National Press Photographers Association's 2016 Best Of Photojournalism competitions are now open for entry.Once again entry to NPPA's Best Of Photojournalism is free to all participants. And you'll be able to...
First Amendment Issues In Public Spaces
01/06/2016 // ATHENS, GA (January 6, 2016) – Prompted by a number of recent incidents at college campuses involving free speech rights and free press rights of journalists, the National Press Photographers Association, along with University of Georgia’s Grady...
Call For Entries: China International Press Photo Contest
01/05/2016 //  BEIJING, CHINA (January 5, 2016) – The China International Press Photo Contest (CHIPP) is privileged to launch its 12th annual competition. Entries will be received from 31 December 2015 to 15 February 2016. The judging session will be held in...
Apply Now For NPPF Student Scholarships
01/04/2016 // ATHENS, GA (January 4, 2016) – Applications are now open for the 2016 National Press Photographers Foundation student scholarships. Students’ portfolios compete for $16,000 in scholarships, as eight $2,000 scholarships will be awarded. Applications...
Apply Now For Gordon Yoder News Video Workshop Award
01/04/2016 // ATHENS, GA (January 4, 2016) – Applications are now being accepted for the Gordon Yoder National Press Photographers Foundation News Video Workshop Award.The deadline to apply is January 31, 2016.The award is $1,000 to cover the cost of attending...
NPPA Executive Director Deale To Depart; Search For Successor To Begin In Late January
01/04/2016 // ATHENS, GA (January 4, 2016) – The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) announced today that Executive Director Charles ("Chip") Deale will depart the organization at the end of January.Deale informed the association's leadership in...
NPPA Member Mary F. Calvert's Essay Featured In LENS
12/21/2015 // ATHENS, GA (December 21, 2015) – We were proud to share the ongoing work of NPPA member Mary F. Calvert's documentation of homeless female military veterans in the November issue of News Photographer magazine. Calvert's continued coverage of...
A New Era for a 70-Year-Old Organization
12/17/2015 // NPPA marks its 70th anniversary in 2016. And while this history and legacy is a justifiable point of pride, the year now ending marked a new beginning in many respects for this long-standing organization. This article highlights several of the key...
NPPA Advocacy Efforts in 2015 Protected Visual Journalists On Wide Range of National, State Issues
12/17/2015 // By Mickey Osterreicher and Alicia Wagner Calzada, NPPA Advocacy CommitteeThis was another incredibly busy year for NPPA in the advocacy arena. The association was at the forefront of such issues as First Amendment access rights, use of drones for...
In Memoriam: Remembering Those We Lost in 2015
12/14/2015 // Several who made a lasting mark on the visual journalism profession - and in one senseless on-air murder, two whose careers were just beginning to take off - departed us this year.*Darrell Barton – also, read a remembrance of Barton...

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