Chris Hondros, 2006 WNPA speaker, killed in Libya

Chris Hondros of Getty Images and Tim Hetherington, conflict photographer and director of the award-winning war film Restrepo, were killed in Libya, Wednesday, April 20 (nytimes.com). Hondros spoke and was a POY judge at WNPA’s 2006 convention in Milwaukee.

Hondros’ and Hetherington’s deaths are deeply felt by WNPA and the photojournalism community, at large. Please keep them, their families, and all those who risk their lives seeking to document and report the truth, in your thoughts and prayers.

This NPPA.org story will be continually updated as further details become available.

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