2006

2006 POY Winners Gallery

POY – Benny Sieu – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – 260 pts. 2nd place – Kristyna Wentz-Graff – Journal Sentinel – 200 pts. Best of Show – John Hart – Watertown Daily Times – Horse in field Judges: Donald Miralle, Mimi Chakarova and David Leeson View Winners Gallery


2006 POY Winners List

Updated at 4:20 p.m. POY FINAL POY – Benny Sieu – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – 260 pts. 2nd place – Kristyna Wentz-Graff – Journal Sentinel – 200 pts. Best of Show – John Hart – Watertown Daily Times – Horse in field Updated at 4:15 p.m. Portfolio (15 entries) 1st – Benny Sieu – Journal […]


Student POY: Thank You

WNPA Members, After accepting my student POY award this past weekend, I just wanted to say thank you. True, I am picking-up and moving to Wisconsin, but I also feel as though I am being ushered-in and welcomed. I am incredibly excited to have the opportunity to work alongside you all in the future. You […]


2006 College POY Winners Gallery

1st Place Michael P. King 420 pts. 2nd place Dustin Safranek UW-Milwaukee 260 pts. 3rd place Yanna Paskova 220 pts. Judges for this contest: Erwin Gebhard (ret.), Gary Porter and Kristyna Wentz-Graff, photographers from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. View Winners Gallery


2006 College POY Winners List

Updated at 5:25 p.m. CST – Projected Student POY Winner: Michael P. King 420 pts. 2nd place Dustin Safranek UW-Milwaukee 260 pts. 3rd place Yanna Paskova 220 pts. Updated at 5:15 p.m. Student Portfolio 1st – Michael P. King 2nd – Yana Paskova 3rd – Barbara J. Miner Updated at 4:50 p.m. Feature Picture Story […]


2006 POY: A Multimedia Category?

This is the official discussion thread for talking about whether or not this year’s Wisconsin News Photographer Association’s Photographer of the Year competition should consider adding a multimedia category. Here are some arguments and counterarguments to get us going: Why we should add a multimedia category: Photojournalists across the state and across the country are […]


2005 POY – A missing category?

NPPA has it. So does POYi. But conspicuously absent from this year’s WNPA contest is a Natural Disaster category. The NPPA said they added two new topical Natural Disaster categories in order to recognize what they call the great coverage of hurricanes, earthquakes, and other disasters in 2005. With a number of Wisconsin photojournalists covering […]


2006 Convention: Let the entries begin

It’s time for the 2006 WNPA college and professional POY contesst. Not much is new with this year’s contest. We are using the same digital contest system that we used over the past several years. The only difference is that all captioning and file information is to be done in IPTC Info in Photo Mechanic. […]