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Registration Now Open: NPPA’s Multimedia Immersion Workshop

March 4, 2014 National News Comments Off
Registration is now open for NPPA's 2014 Multimedia Immersion Workshop, an intense five-day, hands-on training session for visual journalists who are looking to expand and grow their multimedia skills using the latest technology.

Photo Journal: Erika Larsen, A Quiet Elegance

March 3, 2014 National News No Comments
The latest edition of NPPA's Photo Journal is now online, and in this issue veteran photography editor Jim Colton talks with the compassionate and quietly elegant photographer Erika Larsen about her just-published National Geographic story "People Of The Horse."

Photo Upheaval At Orlando Sentinel

February 27, 2014 National News No Comments
Staff photographers at the Orlando Sentinel have been told that their old jobs are gone and that they have until tomorrow – Friday – to apply for new jobs that are now available, which will be more "videocentric" with an emphasis on getting more video published on the newspaper's Web site.

Sebastián Liste, Mehran Hamrahi, Win 2014 Alexia Foundation Grants

February 26, 2014 National News No Comments
The winners of the Alexia Foundation 2014 grants were announced today, and Sebastián Liste of Spain is the professional winner and Mehran Hamrahi of Islamic Azad University in Iran is the student winner.

White House Does It Again: Photographers Shut Out Of Dalai Lama Meeting

February 21, 2014 National News Comments Off
Despite repeated and sometimes heated objections, despite meetings where the White House Press Secretary promised to make positive changes, and despite pressure from a media coalition who again and again have objected to the lack of access independent journalists have to President Barack Obama, today they've gone and done it again.

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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Collaborations for Cause

22 Apr 2012

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A message from Dan Lamont Hello Colleagues: I am hoping you can help get the word out about a visual journalism retreat called Collaborations for Cause to be held in Langley on Whidbey Island May 4 and 5. It is a benefit for the Blue Earth Alliance, which supports documentary photography about social and environmental issues. This will be a …

2011 Bellingham Visual Journalism Conference and Workshop

25 Jan 2011

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From Russ Kendall: Howdy all. I wanted to let everyone know that the 2011 Bellingham Visual Journalism Conference and Workshop is on the calendar for Friday, July 15 thru Sunday, July 17. We’ve added a second day of multimedia workshops and have also added a photo contest. And of course, there’ll be an ass-kickin’ BBQ Friday evening. Please save the …

Northwest Video Workshop

19 Aug 2010

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SEATTLE, WA (August 19, 2010) – If you’re ready to take your stories to the next level, then the one-day 2010 Northwest Video Workshop in Seattle in October is for you, workshop chair TJ Mullinax says. “The Northwest Video Workshop is hitting the road to put the most incredible video specialists in Seattle to help refine your skills and to …

Clip Results

July 2011 Clip Contest Winners

6 Oct 2011

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July2011 winners of the regional digital clip contest. Links to the winners appear below. Spot News 1st “Criado fire and murders” Robert Pennell / Medford Mail Tribune 2nd “Smoky Moon” Kai-Huei Yau / Tri-City Herald 3rd “Fire Victim” Bill Roth / Anchorage Daily News   General News 1st “Ten year murder cold case ends” Benjamin Brayfield / The World 2nd …

March 2011 Clip Contest Winners

10 Mar 2011

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March 2011 winners of the regional digital clip contest. Links to the winners appear below.   Spot News 1st “Fatal fire dog” Robert Brawdy / Tri-City Herald 2nd “Chicken Truck Rollover” Brandon Swanson / The Chronicle 3rd “ATV Accident” Colleen Flanagan / The Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows News General News 1st “Sailor returns to someone special” Joshua Trujillo / SeattlePI.com …

February 2011 Clip Contest Winners

10 Feb 2011

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February 2011 winners of the regional digital clip contest. Links to the winners appear below. Spot News 1st “House fire” Marc Lester / Anchorage Daily News 2nd “Hangar Fire” Eric Engman / The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner 3rd “Through the Ice Bridge” Eric Engman / The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner General News 1st “Air National Guard Base closes” Marc Lester / Anchorage …

December 2010 Clip Contest Winners

10 Feb 2011

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The December 2010 winners of the regional digital clip contest. Links to the winners appear below. Spot News 1st “Squalor Dogs” Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review 2nd “Fire Rescue” Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review 3rd “House fire” Larry Steagall / Kitsap Sun General News 1st “Weed Smackdown” Eric Engman / The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner 2nd “Linville Kiss” Katie Greene 3rd …