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Six Finalists Picked For Ernie Crisp Television News Photographer Title

March 31, 2014 National News No Comments
Judging is underway in the Video category of the National Press Photographers Association's 2014 Best Of Photojournalism competition at the contest's host site, the Michigan State University School of Journalism, and the panel has announced six finalists for the Ernie Crisp Television News Photographer of the Year title.

Photo Journal: The Midland Daily News, Three Amigos

March 31, 2014 National News Comments Off
On the heels of photojournalist Sean Proctor winning NPPA's 2014 Best Of Photojournalism contest's Photojournalist of the Year (Smaller Markets) title, and the Midland (MI) Daily News picture editing and photography team of Proctor, Neil Blake, and Nick King placing third place in the Pictures of the Year International Photo Editing Portfolio, the newspaper's picture staff is riding high.

Kidnapped Photojournalist, Reporter Freed In Syria

March 30, 2014 National News Comments Off
Photojournalist Ricardo Garcia-Vilanova, kidnapped along with reporter Javier Espinosa in northern Syria last September, was freed along with Espinosa on Saturday night near Tal Abiyad.

Boston’s Stanley Forman: Worst Fire Call I Ever Heard

March 28, 2014 National News Comments Off
"I still remember, when I was listening to the radio I welled up in tears. I kept hoping their radio was dead, or maybe the battery went dead, or that the rescuers had got them, or they dropped the radio," Stanley Forman said today. "But it was not meant to be."

Gary Hershorn Leaving Reuters Photos

March 26, 2014 National News No Comments
Gary Hershorn, the global sports picture editor for Reuters News Pictures, has announced his departure from the picture service. Hershorn says that the company told him that due to "changes in coverage" his position has been eliminated. His last day with Reuters will be April 1.

Photographer in the Spotlight

Jordan Stead

12 Sep 2011

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Jordan Stead is a photojournalist and recent graduate from Western Washington University with a major in visual journalism and a minor in environmental studies. He has interned and been affiliated with such companies as ZUMA Press, Seattle Magazine, The Bellingham Herald and The Skagit Valley Herald. His work – both in stills and video – has received national attention through awards with the National Press Photographers Association, the Society of Professional Journalists, Scripps Howard and the Washington Press Association. Aside from organizing the world into one rectangle at a time, Stead enjoys cold showers, hot vacations and temperate attitudes. Stead is currently at work in the King, Skagit and Whatcom counties of Washington state and is accepting photo and video assignments worldwide. References and clips available upon request. He can be reached at: [email protected] or on his cell: 206.326.0260 Website: http://www.jordanbstead.com/  

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