2002 POY Winners List

The Wisconsin News Photographers Association has named David Joles of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel as Wisconsin Newspaper Photographer of the Year at its annual photo contest and convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Saturday, March 29, 2003. It is Joles’ third consecutive win. Joles, 39, considers working as a newspaper photographer to be a great privilege. He also feels lucky to share his passion for photojournalism with his wife, Elizabeth Flores, also a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel photographer. Joles has worked at the Journal Sentinel since 1998 and prior to that worked at the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram and the Daily News-Sun in Hobbs, NM. Together, Joles and Flores have three children, Allison, 12, Spencer, 7, and Gracie, 2 months.

WNPA 2002 POY Winners List

Spot News
1. Terry Mayer The Week
2. Mark Hertzberg Racine Journal Times
3. Kristyna Wentz-Graff The Post Crescent
HM. Steve Kinderman Eau Claire Leader-Telegram

General News
1. Mike De Sisti The Post Crescent
2. David Joles Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
3. Steve Apps Wisconsin State Journal
HM. Benny Sieu Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Feature
1. David Joles Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
2. Peter Thomson LaCrosse Tribune
3. Steve Apps Wisconsin State Journal
HM.Gary Porter Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
HM.Elizabeth Flores Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Sports Action
1. Andi Stempniak Eau Claire Leader-Telegram
2. Mary Langenfeld Freelance
3. Michelle Stocker The Capital Times
HM. Gregory Shaver Racine Journal Times
HM. Michelle Stocker The Capital Times

Sports Feature
1. Dan Powers The Post Crescent
2. William Meyer Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
3. Mary Langenfeld Freelance
HM. Dan Powers The Post Crescent

Portrait/Personality
1. Dale Guldan Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
2. David Joles Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
3. Kris Lorentzsen CNI
HM. Elizabeth Flores Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
HM. Dan Reiland Eau Claire Leader-Telegram

Pictorial
1. Jeffrey Phelps Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
2. Dale Guldan Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
3. Peter Zuzga CNI
HM. Benny Sieu Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
HM. Sharon Cekada The Post Crescent

Illustration
1. Kevin Eisenhut Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
2. Gary Porter Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
3. Dale Guldan Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
HM. Mike De Sisti The Post Crescent

News Picture Story
1. Gary Porter Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
2. Gary Porter Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
3. Tom Lynn Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Feature Picture Story
1. David Joles Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
2. Gary Porter Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
3. David Joles Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
HM. Dale Guldan Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
HM. Gary Porter Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Sports Picture Story
1. Dale Guldan Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
2. William Meyer Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
3. Scott Anderson CNI
HM. Erwin Gebhard Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
HM. David Joles Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Portfolio
1. David Joles Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
2. Gary Porter Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
3. Dale Guldan Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
HM. Elizabeth Flores Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Best of Show
David Joles Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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