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Multimedia POY Contest judging in progress

Multimedia POY Contest judging in progress

Judging for the 2009 Multimedia POY Contest is under way. This year there are 6 slideshow entries and 13 video entries. We plan to announce and show the winners at the this year’s convention at Hotel Metro in Milwaukee on Saturday, March 13, 2010. Judging the contest are: Chuck Fadely is a visual journalist for […]


Convention 2010: Official Details

Official Schedule Thursday, March 11, 2010 9:00 a.m. – Student POY Judging (LIVE WEBCAST) Friday, March 12, 2010 9:00 a.m. – WNPA POY Judging (LIVE WEBCAST) TBD – Social gathering (Details pending) Saturday, March 13, 2010 8:00 a.m. – Breakfast/Registration 9:00 a.m. – Speaker: Kevin Miyazaki, Redux 10:00 a.m. – Multimedia Workshop 11:00 a.m. – […]


WNPA Pictures of the Year 2009

WNPA Pictures of the Year 2009

See Wisconsin News Photographers Assocation’s Pictures of the Year 2009 here. Best of Show KRISTYNA WENTZ-GRAFF MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL Benjamin Picciolo, 4, holds a candle as he awaits the sunrise on the shores of Lake Michigan to celebrate the first day of winter, December 21, 2009. Monday is the winter solstice, marking the longest night […]


2009 Slideshow Entries

Watch all the entered multimedia pieces in this year’s multimedia contest. Judges have entered their comments on the winners and categories in general. Andy Alfaro is “2009mmjudge_1”, Chuck Fadely is “2009mmjudge_2”, and Emily Rasinski is “2009mmjudge_3.” Slideshow Entries: Entry 1: Behind the Scenes: The Heidi Chronicles http://www.marquette.edu/slideshows/2009/theatre/ Entry 2: Triumph Over Tragedy http://tinyurl.com/ydhmnst Entry 3: […]


2009 Video Entries

Watch all the entered multimedia pieces in this year’s multimedia contest. Judges have entered their comments on the winners and categories in general. Andy Alfaro is “2009mmjudge_1”, Chuck Fadely is “2009mmjudge_2”, and Emily Rasinski is “2009mmjudge_3.” Video Entries: Entry 1: Special Olympics Power Lifter http://tinyurl.com/yabhqdn NOTE TO JUDGES ON THIS ENTRY: Video player throws unnecessary […]


Student POY judges announced

The 2009 Student POY Contest will be judged at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Thursday, March 11, 2010. Judging the contest will be: –Kristyna Wentz-Graff, photojournalist, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel –Evan Siegle, photojournalist, Green Bay Press-Gazette –Mary Catanese, photography instructor, Mt. Mary College (former photojournalist, CNI Newspapers) Also, retired Journal-Sentinel photographer Erv Gebhard joins the professional POY […]


2009 POY CONTEST – RULES AND FORMS

It’s time, once again, for professional and student photographers from across Wisconsin to enter their best images from 2009 in the 2009 WNPA POY Contest. Entries, which can be submitted electronically or by mail, must be received by Friday, Feb. 19, 2010 at 5 p.m. The contest will be judged with the annual convention in […]


WNPA Member Pics: A look back at the 2009 convention

WNPA Member Pics: A look back at the 2009 convention

Archive of the 2008 POY judging

An archive copy of the College Photographer of the Year and Professional Photographer of the Year is available on WNPAonline. Follow this link to the Judging Archive You can view each category as it was judged over March 19-20, 2009.


Multimedia Contest Winners Announced

Here are the results for the WNPA first ever Multimedia Contest! Video First Place – Mark Hoffman Journal Sentinel GETTING PEOPLE SAFELY SOBER Second Place  – Mark Hoffman Journal Sentinel LIVING UP TO ITS REPUTATION Third Place Mike De Sisti Journal Sentinel COLD PACKER FANS Honorable Mention – John Maniaci Wisconsin State Journal PETER PAN […]


2008 POY Winners List

Best of Show is Kristyna Wentz-Graff of the Journal Sentinel for Ricky Nelson photo story 1st Place and POY: Kristyna Wentz-Graff 255 pts. 2nd Place Overall: Dan Powers 160 pts. 3rd Place overall: Darren Hauck 95 pts. 2008 Professional POY Judging results: Portfolio 1st – Kristyna Wentz-Graff, Journal Sentinel 2nd – Dan Powers, Post-Crescent 3rd […]


Matthew Wisniewski is College Photographer of the Year

View winning images from the College Photographer of the Year contest Here! After hours of counting on my fingers and toes, I am proud to announce Matthew Wisniewski as this year’s WNPA College Photographer of the Year. The points broke down as follows: Matthew Wisniewski: 235 Kyle Bursaw: 135 Brad Fedie: 90 Jeff Schorfheide: 75 […]


IPPA – WNPA Convention 2009 Friday night out

Friday night after the contest judging there will be a night out with our friends from the Illinois Press Photographers Association at the Essen House/Come Back Inn, starting at 8 p.m. The Essen House is located at: 514 E. Wilson St. http://www.essen-haus.com/


WNPA to offer live-stream video of College and Pro POY judging

WNPA will offer live, streaming video of the College and Professional POY contest judgings this Thursday and Friday, courtesy of the Green Bay Press-Gazette and Mogulus. You will be able to watch the judging live as it happens, chat with other viewers, or come back later to watch on-demand recordings by category. http://www.mogulus.com/WNPA or check […]


2008 College POY Winning Images and Winners List

2008 WNPA College Photographer of the Year winner’s list: Sports Action 1st – Brad Fedie, Daily Cardinal – basketball collision 2nd – Matt Dixon, Marquette University – basketball collision 3rd – Ryan Messier, Marquette University – basketball collision HM – Kyle Bursaw, Daily Cardinal – knockout HM – Lorenzo Zemella, Daily Cardinal – track Sports […]


Judging for Multimedia contest underway

Judging for Multimedia contest underway

Juding for the Wisconsin News Photographer Association’s new annual multimedia/video contest is underway. The results and winners will be announced during the WNPA convention held March 21, 2009 in Madison, Wis. Ben Garvin, Tom Kennedy and Colin Mulvaney are the judges. Here are bios on each of our distinguished judges (appearing in this article in […]


We have (a) contest(s)!

We have (a) contest(s)!

The buzzer has sounded and time has expired. Contest deadlines for the Wisconsin News Photographer Association’s Professional and Student Photographer of the Year Contests as well as the inaugural Multimedia Contest came and went last Friday. Judging for all still photography contests will take place prior to the WNPA convention in Madison, Wis. over the […]


Top prizes for WNPA POY competitions announced

Nikon, Inc. has been generous enough to donate two of their latest digital SLR cameras for use as the top prizes in this year’s WNPA Photographer of the Year and College Photographer of the Year contests. The Professional Photographer of the Year will win a Nikon D700. The D700 is a full-frame 12.1 megapixel camera […]


WNPA membership form

Be a part of the Wisconsin News Photographers Association by becoming a member for the 2009-2010 season! Download the 2009-2010 Membership Form Here (PDF 32K) Primary benefits to becoming a member in WNPA include: Discount on attending the annual WNPA Convention held in March. Eligibility for monthly WNPA clip contest Eligibility in the end-of-year Photographer […]


POY, Multimedia Entry Form and Rules

Attention WNPA members: Your guide to entering this year’s WNPA Photographer of the Year competition is now online. Both forms are available as downloadable .PDF documents that you can either review on the computer or print out. Here are the two forms available to date. Use these forms for both the college and professional divisions. […]


Multimedia Contest entry form and rules

DOWNLOAD FORMS: Contest Rules Entry Form This year, for the first time, the WNPA is adding a multimedia contest to its annual Pictures of the Year competition held annually.  The contest is divided into two main categories: Slideshow: An individually produced slideshow consisting of still images combined with audio. Video: An individually produced video. In […]


2007 POY Winners Gallery

Kristyna Wentz-Graff, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, won the 2007 WNPA Photographer of the Year competition. This is the first time she won the award. Wentz-Graff also won Best of Show for her photo of The Soldier’s Child. Judging this year’s contest were Frazer Harrison, Getty Images; Michael Kienitz, freelance; and Angela Grant, multimedia journalist. […]


2007 POY Winners List

Krystina Wentz-Graff of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel won the 2007 WNPA Photographer of the Year competition. This is the first time she won the award. Wentz-Graff also won Best of Show for her photo of The Soldier’s Child. Judging this year’s contest were Frazer Harrison, Getty Images; Michael Kienitz, freelance; and Angela Grant, multimedia journalist. […]


2007 College POY Winners Gallery

Barbara J. Miner wins this year’s College Photographer of the Year contest! Miner is a student at the Milwaukee Area Technical College. Miner said she was grateful for all the guidance from Maria Ellen Huebner, one of her instructors at MATC. 2007 WNPA College Photographer of the Year Judges: Darren Hauck, Rick Wood, Peter Zuzga […]