Contests

April 2013 Clip Contest Results

Click here to see the wining images. Feature: Feature 1st – Recess at MacArthur Elementary School (John Ehlke) We liked the spontaneous nature of this image though wished the boy hadn’t been cropped so severely. Feature 2nd – Anthony Wahl, The Monroe Times We liked the symmetry in this image and felt it could have […]


May 2013 Clip Contest

Please note that the passphrase this month is: may2013 The deadline is the 8th of the month at 11:59 p.m. (normally it is the 7th, but I opened the contest late so there will be an extra day) Please review the rules before you enter. How to enter: 1) Prepare your files. Filenaming is very […]


January 2013 Clip Contest Results

Click here to see the winning images. Feature 1st – Mid-winter Thaw (John Hart) Feature 2nd – Lukas Keapproth/Press-Gazette Media Feature 3rd – Tower Construction (John Hart) General News 1st – MLK Day (John Hart) General News 2nd – Amber Arnold General News 3rd – Ron Page/The Post-Crescent Illustration 1st – Michael P. King, Wisconsin […]


September 2012 Clip Contest Results

Click here to see the winning images. Feature 1st – Sue Pischke/HTR Feature 2nd – Terry Mayer CSI MEDIA LLC Feature 3rd – Yoga for the Young (John Hart, Wisconsin State Journal) Feature HM – Wm. Glasheen/The Post-Crescent General News 1st – Arrest Me (John Hart, Wisconsin State Journ) General News 2nd – Matthew Apgar/HTR […]


April 2013 Clip Contest is now open

The deadline is the 7th of the month at 11:59 p.m. Please review the rules before you enter. How to enter: 1) Prepare your files. Filenaming is very critical because if you upload two images with the same file name, one will be overwritten. To solve this, please follow the following naming convention to ensure […]


2012 WNPA POY and Multimedia Results

2012 WNPA POY and Multimedia Results

Gregory Shaver of The Journal-Times is the 2012 WNPA Photographer of the Year, and also won Best of Show. John Hart of the Wisconsin State Journal was awarded First Place in the portfolio category. Kristyna Wentz-Graff of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel placed first in the Best Multimedia Story category. The 2012 Pictures of the Year […]


2012 WNPA Student POY Results

2012 WNPA Student POY Results

Kyle Grillot, a summer intern for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and a recent Ohio University graduate, is the 2012 WNPA Student Photographer of the Year. Runner-up Meg Vogel, a summer intern for The Post-Crescent and also an Ohio University student, was awarded Best of Show. The 2012 Student Pictures of the Year contest was judged […]


Get live updates from the SPOY and POY Judgings

Bummed there’s no livestream of the Student and Professional Pictures of the Year judgings this year? Follow @WNPA on Twitter and monitor #WNPA2013 to get live updates from Milwaukee on Friday and Saturday. Alternatively, you can also monitor WNPA’s Twitter page.


POY and Student POY Judging Details

POY and Student POY Judging Details

Keri Wiginton and Scott Strazzante of the Chicago Tribune, as well as Jim Slosiarek of The Gazette in Cedar Rapids, Ia., have been selected to judge the 2012 WNPA POY Contest at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (333 W. State St., Milwaukee, WI 53203) on Saturday, April 27, 2013, beginning at 10 a.m. Wiginton (bio) (website) […]


March 2013 Clip Contest is now open

The deadline is the 7th of the month at 11:59 p.m. Please review the rules before you enter. How to enter: 1) Prepare your files. Filenaming is very critical because if you upload two images with the same file name, one will be overwritten. To solve this, please follow the following naming convention to ensure […]


February 2013 Clip Contest Results

Click here to see the winning images. Feature 1st – Michael P. King, Wisconsin State Journal Feature 2nd – Battle of the Books (John Ehlke) Feature 3rd – Anthony Wahl General News 1st – Dan Powers/Post-Crescent Media General News 2nd – Drama Class (John Hart) General News 3rd – Energizers Dream Team (John Ehlke) Multiple […]


December 2012 Clip Contest Results

Click here to see the winning images. Feature 1st – December Showers (John Hart, Wisconsin State Journal) Feature 2nd – Dan Powers/The Post-Crescent Feature 3rd – Ice Fishing (John Hart, Wisconsin State Journal) General News 1st – Sue Pischke/HTR Media General News 2nd – Matthew Apgar/HTR Media General News 3rd – Home for the Holidays […]


February 2013 clip contest is now open

Thanks again for entering. 1) Prepare your files. Filenaming is very critical because if you upload two images with the same file name, one will be overwritten. To solve this, please follow the following naming convention to ensure everyone has unique file names: Start with the two letter category code followed by an underscore: Spot […]


BREAKING NEWS: POY and Student POY Deadlines Extended

WNPA contest coordinator Michael P. King announced Monday, that the submission deadline for the organization’s POY and Student POY contests has been extended. The new deadline is Friday, March 15, 2013, 11:59 p.m. Central Time. Rules, entry directions and forms are here. Recognizing the best in photojournalism since the 1950s, WNPA’s POY Contest is one of […]


January 2013 clip contest is now open

Thanks again for entering. 1) Prepare your files. Filenaming is very critical because if you upload two images with the same file name, one will be overwritten. To solve this, please follow the following naming convention to ensure everyone has unique file names: Start with the two letter category code followed by an underscore: Spot […]


2012 POY “Contest Central” – NEW Deadline March 15

2012 POY "Contest Central" - NEW Deadline March 15

(UPDATED 3/6/13) The rules for Best Multimedia Story incorrectly state that eligible projects “must have been produced between Jan. 1, 2011 and Dec. 31, 2011.” Those dates should have read “Jan. 1, 2012” and “Dec. 31, 2012.” We regret the error. (UPDATED 2/25/13) It’s that time of the year! Reach back into your archives and […]


October 2012 Clip Contest Results

Click here to see winning image Feature 1st – Lunar Halo (John Hart, Wisconsin State Journal) Feature 2nd – Ron Page/The Post-Crescent Feature 3rd – Autumn Outing (John Hart, Wisconsin State Journal) General News 1st – Ron Page/The Post-Crescent General News 2nd – Dairy Expo (John Hart, Wisconsin State Journal) General News 3rd – Wm. […]


Editorial: WNPA’s fate is in the hands of its members

An opinion piece by Michael P. King, WNPA Secretary and Contest Coordinator UPDATE 1/15/2013: View volunteer opportunities here! As a member of the Wisconsin News Photographers Association or the Wisconsin photojournalism community, you need to know that all is not well with our organization. You need to know that – without intervention – the organization […]


April 2012 Clip Contest Results

Go to the link below to see the winning images: http://www.wnpaonline.com/graphpaper/wp-content/clipcontest/2012/04/index.html Feature 1st – Horse Fair Hounds (John Hart, Wisconsin State Journal) Feature 2nd – Craig Schreiner, Wisconsin State Journal Feature 3rd – Matthew Apgar/HTR General News 1st – Terry Mayer CSI MEDIA LLC General News 2nd – Terry Mayer CSI MEDIA LLC General News […]


WNPA November 2012 Clip Contest is now open

Please make sure to review the rules, there are some changes for 2012: You may now enter an image in a single image category and a multiple category. This does constitute two of your 9 entries. Make sure to enter the image twice, example: fe_jdsmith1.jpg and the second would go along with your multiple as […]


August 2012 Clip Contest Results

Click here to see winning images. Feature 1st – Beginning School (John Ehlke) Feature 2nd – Dragon Boat (John Hart) Feature 3rd – The Load-Out (John Hart) General News 1st – Beginning School (John Ehlke) General News 2nd – Humane Society Construction (John Ehlke) General News 3rd – Clean Lakes Festival (John Hart) Multiple 1st […]


WNPA October 2012 Clip Contest is now open

Please make sure to review the rules, there are some changes for 2012: You may now enter an image in a single image category and a multiple category. This does constitute two of your 9 entries. Make sure to enter the image twice, example: fe_jdsmith1.jpg and the second would go along with your multiple as […]


WNPA September 2012 Clip Contest is now open

Make sure to properly label your files. Without the proper prefix/numbering the system may lose your files. Most people are labeling properly, but some people miss it and it is usually a different person each week. Please make sure to review the rules, there are some changes for 2012: You may now enter an image […]


WNPA August 2012 clip contest

Make sure to properly label your files. Without the proper prefix/numbering the system may lose your files. Most people are labeling properly, but some people miss it and it is usually a different person each week. Please make sure to review the rules, there are some changes for 2012: You may now enter an image […]