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Gordon Yoder NPPF News Video Workshop Award
12/02/2016 // ATHENS, GA (December 2, 2016) - Gordon Yoder, a National Press Foundation Fellow as well as an NPPA Life Member, established an award for video photojournalists who wish to attend the NPPA Newsvideo Workshop in Norman, Oklahoma.The grant is $1,000...
Smith, Grantham Elected to NPPA Board, Regional Chairs Also Filled
12/02/2016 // ATHENS, GA (December 2, 2016) – Brad Smith and Kyle Grantham have been elected to the Board of Directors for the National Press Photographers Association. They will take office Jan. 1 and be officially sworn-in during NPPA’s annual board meeting the...
Income, Ethics and Safety Concern Photojournalists in Survey
12/01/2016 // By Tom BurtonNews photographers around the world face challenges earning a living as more of them take on unrelated side work to help pay the bills, according to a survey by World Press Photo Foundation and the University of Sterling.“The State of...
Director of Photography Santiago Lyon Leaving Associated Press
11/23/2016 // By Tom BurtonSantiago Lyon, Vice President and Director of Photography for the Associated Press, is leaving after 25 years with the wire service.In an email memo to AP staff photographers on Tuesday, Nov. 22, Lyon said “I have decided, after much...
Help Support The Darrell Barton Foundation
11/21/2016 // By Sharon LevyATHENS, GA (November 21, 2016) – It was on April 15, 2015, the day the storytelling community lost a legend. Some may be as talented, but the world has never seen a better storyteller than Darrell Barton. While we will forever miss the...
Letter Seeking Development of Encrypted Camera
11/18/2016 // The Freedom of the Press Foundation has drafted an open letter to major camera manufacturers—like Sony, Canon, and Nikon—asking them to build encryption into their camera products to protect the safety and security of journalists and filmmakers,...
Updated: Federal Judge Blocks OT Rules That Could Have Affected Photojournalists
11/16/2016 // Update: On November 22, 2016, a federal judge blocked these overtime rules, issuing a preliminary injunction based on a likelihood of success on the merits that the overtime rule exceeds the Department of Labor's authority. This is not a final...
NPPA Joins Media Groups in Open Letter to President-Elect Trump
11/16/2016 // ATHENS, GA (November 16, 2016) - The National Press Photographers Association is part of a group of 18 media associations that joined together to release an open letter to President-elect Donald Trump asking that new administration honors a full...
New Rules for NPPF Scholarships Make It Easier to Apply, Seniors Now Eligible
11/16/2016 // Applications have opened for the National Press Photographers Foundation scholarships and new rules have made it easier to enter the contest. Eight $2,000 scholarships are being offered to full-time students enrolled in a four-year accredited...
2017 NPPA Board and Regional Elections Now Open
11/15/2016 // ATHENS, GA (November 15, 2016) - Elections for two seats on NPPA's Board of Directors, as well as Regional Chair positions in the Central, Northwest and West regions have opened and will run through November 30, 2016.All NPPA...

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