Contests

July 2012 Clip Contest Results

Click here to see the winning images. Feature 1st – Washington County Fair (John Ehlke) Feature 2nd – Terry Mayer CSI MEDIA LLC Feature 3rd – Hartford Jaycee Fourth of July (John Ehlke) General News 1st – Wm. Glasheen/The Post-Crescent General News 2nd – Trout Farm (John Hart) General News 3rd – Police Presence (John […]


June Clip Contest Results

Click here to see the winning images. Feature: (Overall, the toughest category to judge with some very good entries.) Feature 1st – Meg Vogel/ The Post-Crescent This rodeo photo was the clear winner. Beautiful composition and nice storytelling of a bit of Americana. Very National Geographic. Feature 2nd – Matthew Apgar/HTR Guy upside down on […]


May 2012 Clip Contest results

Click here to see winning images. Feature 1st – Michael P. King, Wisconsin State Journal Feature 2nd – Sue Pischke/HTR Feature 3rd – Matthew Apgar/HTR General News 1st – CRAIG SCHREINER General News 2nd – Wm. Glasheen/The Post-Crescent General News 3rd – Dan Powers/The Post-Crescent Portrait 1st – Dan Powers/The Post-Crescent Portrait 2nd – Scott […]


WNPA July 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 June 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 May 2012 Clip Contest is now open

Please note for the month of May the airdropper.com/wnpaonline passphrase is may2012. This is because Airdropper requires a passphrase that is at least 4 characters long. 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 […]


2011 WNPA POY and Multimedia Results

2011 WNPA POY and Multimedia Results

John Hart of the Wisconsin State Journal is the 2011 WNPA Photographer of the Year. He also won Best of Show and was awarded First Place in the Portfolio category. Mike De Sisti of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel was awarded First Place in the Best Multimedia Story category. The 2011 Pictures of the Year contest […]


2011 WNPA Student POY Results

2011 WNPA Student POY Results

Lukas Keapproth is the 2011 WNPA Student Photographer of the Year. He was also awarded 1st Place Portfolio and Best of Show. The 2011 Student Pictures of the Year contest was judged Thursday, May 10, 2012, at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel by Mark Hertzberg (ret.) of The (Racine) Journal Times, Ron Page of The (Appleton) Post-Crescent, […]


Contest judging details

We welcome and highly encourage in-person attendance at our open judging sessions. Please enter the Journal Sentinel building at the north entrance along West State Street. You will check in with security as a visitor. Lunch and refreshments are not provided. Student POY Judging Thursday, May 10, 2012 – 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Milwaukee […]


WNPA April 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 […]


March Clip Contest Results

Click here to see the winning images. Feature 1st – Michael P. King, Wisconsin State Journal Feature 2nd – Yard Sale (John Ehlke) Feature 3rd – MJS kennel 1 of hoffman.jpg KENNEL (Mark Hoffman) First place has amazing and vibrant colors and we liked the pictorial feel of it. Second place would have taken first […]


March 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 March Clip Contest Delay

Currently I cannot access our upload service airdropper.com, as soon as I can access it again I’ll activate the clip contest for this month. Doug Sundin WNPA Clip Chair


February 2012 Clip Contest Results

Click here to see the winning images. Feature 1st – Principal Duck Tapped (John Ehlke) Feature 2nd – Cory Dellenbach, The Shawano Leader Feature 3rd – Craig Schreiner, Wisconsin State Journal General News 1st – MJS mcneer 1 of hoffman.jpg mcneer (Mark Hoffman) General News 2nd – Scott Anderson General News 3rd – John Hart, […]


POY deadline passes, processing begins

The entry deadline for the 2011 Student and Pro POY Contest passed last night. About 30 professionals and 30 students submitted almost 1700 images this year. If you entered the contest and have not submitted an entry form, you must complete one and send it to the contest coordinator immediately. Without an entry form, entries […]


2011 POY “Contest Central” – Deadline March 9

2011 POY "Contest Central" - Deadline March 9

The contest coordinator is in a generous, giving mood tonight. He has decided to extend the deadline for POY/SPOY entries. Contest deadline is now: Friday, March 9, 2012. It’s that time of the year! Reach back into your archives and pull out your best images of 2011 for WNPA’s 2011 POY Contest. Below are links […]


February 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 […]


2011 Clip Contest Final Results and October 2011 results

John Hart is the 2011 Clip Photographer of the Year 2030 Hart, John 1270 Powers, Dan 1060 Glasheen, Wm. 955 King, Michael P. 670 Hoffman, Mark 645 Apgar, Matthew 610 Ehlke, John 490 Pischke, Sue 280 Anderson, Scott 175 Mayer, Terry 130 Shaver, Gregory 50 Becker, Matthew 40 Loucks, Tom 30 Hertzberg, Mark 15 Gardner, […]


January 2012 Clip Contest Results

Click here to see the winning images. Feature Weather shots, January in Wisconsin. I had to go put on a sweater just to judge this category. And kudos to everyone who got stuck with the weather assignment and came back with these images. (Weather ought to be a category by itself.) Feature 1st – Star Wars Invasion […]


November 2011 Clip Contest Results

Click here to see the winning images. Feature 1st place – Choir Practice (Matthew Apgar/Herald Times Reporter) Feature 2nd Place – Light Work (John Hart, Wisconsin State Journ) Feature 3rd Place – Dan Powers/The Post-Crescent General News 1st Place – First Snow Fall (John Ehlke) General News 2nd Place – Soldiers Return Home (John Ehlke) […]


January 2012 Clip Contest Submission Extended

I have received a few email on confusion about the changes in the web address for entering this year. The correct address to enter clips at is: https://airdropper.com/wnpaonline I’ll keep the clip contest open through 11:59:59 on February 8, 2012. Thank you for letting me know about the confusion. Remember to review the rules for […]


December 2011 Clip Contest Results

Click here to see the winning images. Feature 1st Place – Matthew Apgar/HTR Feature 2nd Place – In-flight Meal (John Hart, Wisconsin State Journal) Feature 3rd Place – Holiday Halo (John Hart, Wisconsin State Journal) General News 1st Place – Recall Scott Walker (John Ehlke) General News 2nd Place – Finding a Fir (John Hart, […]


January 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 Board plans 2012 activities

The WNPA Board, along with contest chairs, the membership chair and other volunteers, met Monday, Dec. 12, 2011, in Appleton to discuss the following items: Clip and POY contests Membership expansion, record-keeping, and our dues payment process Advocacy efforts WNPA’s involvement in the 2012 Wisconsin Newspaper Association’s Annual Convention WNPA’s own 2012 convention Doug Sundin […]