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The NPPA’s Best of Photojournalism

19 Jul 2018 2018 CONTAINER

The NPPA’s Best of Photojournalism competition selection of winners highlights the important work that visual journalists are covering around the world and in our own communities.

Featuring: Ameer Alhalbi, Lacy Atkins, Steph Chambers, Barbara Davidson, Ryan Garza, Jim Gerz, Craig Golding, Alex Goodlett, Aude Guerrucci, Bernandino Hernandez, Andres Kudacki, Ueslei Marcelino, Anthony Masiello, Donald Miralle, Chad Nelson, Burhan Ozbilici, Dustin Satloff, Alyssa Schukar, Cameron Spencer, Marcus Yam

Presented by

National Press Photographer’s Association

Curated by

Heather Ainsworth


Renowned as “the contest designed for photojournalists by photojournalists,” and incorporating the many facets of the visual journalism industry, NPPA’s Best of Photojournalism competition annually attracts the most talented professionals in four divisions – still, video, multimedia and editing – collectively representing nearly 100 categories.

The images and stories entered in the competition and exhibited here are created by some of the most outstanding visual journalists of our time. More than just compelling photos and videos, though, the entries are storytelling images and essays about some of the most important issues facing us today. The competition truly is a rejoicing of the fact that photojournalism remains the best way to tell the world’s story!


The NPPA is the leading voice advocating for the work of visual journalists today. Founded in the days of sheet film box cameras and newsreels, our organization fights for the working news photographer, videographer and multimedia journalist in the Internet age. Our Code of Ethics stands for the highest integrity in visual storytelling. Our advocacy efforts put NPPA in the center of today’s thorniest issues of journalists’ rights to do their work and to earn a living from their craft. Our ongoing education initiatives seek to equip our members and prepare the emerging generation of visual journalists in the face of an ever-changing media landscape. In light of these challenges, the work of NPPA has never been more vital than it is today.

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