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February Showcase

February Showcase

  Our February Member Showcase is John Hart of the Wisconsin State Journal. John placed in the NPPA’s Best in Photojournalism contest this month.   Full results are here Congratulations, John.


January 2017 Showcase

January 2017 Showcase

The January 2017 Member Showcase is John Ehlke of the Daily News in West Bend, Wis.     Here were the submissions for the  month.   Please send you February submissions to john.ehlke@gmail.com. The deadline is Sunday, March 19. Voting will begin March 20 and close March 31. Voting takes place on out Facebook page.


December 2016 Showase

December 2016 Showase

The member showcase for December is Mike De Sisti from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel   Here are the entries for the month.   Entries for January 2017 can be sent to john.ehlke@gmail.com. Deadline to send your image is Sunday, Feb. 12.


July 2016 Showcase

July 2016 Showcase

The July showcase was awarded to Bill Siel Kenosha News     August submissions are being taken from now until Friday. Email yours to John Ehlke  Entries will be posted on our Facebook page Entries


February and June 2016 Clip Contest Open (Paid members only)

February and June 2016 Clip Contest Open (Paid members only)

ONLY PAID MEMBERS ARE ALLOWED TO ENTER 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 everyone has unique file […]


January 2016 Clip Contest Judging

January 2016 Clip Contest Judging

Hello Everyone, You will find the links for the categories to judge. Email me your votes. The totals will be tallied and posted by July 31. Feature http://dougsundin.com/2016/WNPA_JAN_16_FEA/WNPA_JAN_16_FEA/index.html Sports http://dougsundin.com/2016/WNPA_JAN_16_SP/WNPA_JAN_16_SP/index.html General News http://dougsundin.com/2016/WNPA_Jan_16_GN/WNPA_Jan_16_GN/index.html Portrait  http://dougsundin.com/2016/WNPA_JAN_16_PO/WNPA_JAN_16_PO/index.html Multiple http://dougsundin.com/2016/WNPA_JAN_16_MU/WNPA_JAN_16_MU/index.html   Remember, only paying members can vote. Join today to be included in the 2016 clip contest. Since we […]


2015 Multimedia results

2015 Multimedia results

1)Alzheimers- Dan Powers/ Post-Crescent Media https://vimeo.com/115351827 2) Sudden Freedom- Kyle Bursaw/ Green Bay Press-Gazette 3) Homeless- Marisa Wojcik– Eau Claire Leader-Telegram http://photo403.wix.com/homeless#!videos/crjv Honorable Mention  Madisyn Schwanke; Alopecia Areata- John Ehlke/ The Daily News in West Bend. http://www.gmtoday.com/video2/cat_schools/madisyn-schwanke-alopecia-areata.asp  


2015 Portfolio results

2015 Portfolio results

1)Evan Siegle– Green Bay Press-Gazette 2) Mark Kauzlarich/ Freelance 3) John Hart/ Wisconsin State Journal Honorable Mention Ron Page/ Post-Crescent Media  


WNPA Speakers

WNPA Speakers

Ben Garvin Ben Garvin is an Emmy Award-winning multimedia photojournalist for KARE11 News. He’s been named Journalist of the Year by the Minnesota Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, photographer of the year by the Minnesota News Photographers Association and his work on assignment for the New York Times was included in the paper’s Pulitzer Prize-winning […]


Job opening: The Post-Crescent

PHOTOGRAPHER/VIDEOGRAPHER Located in Appleton, WI There is no substitute for high-quality visual storytelling in news media. The audience demands it in more variety than ever before. Print displays, photo slideshows, videos and social media postings all help create engaging reader experiences. Post-Crescent Media has long treasured photography and videography talent. Some of the very best […]


2013 WNPA POY and Multimedia Results

2013 WNPA POY and Multimedia Results

Evan Siegle of the Green Bay Press Gazette is the 2013 WNPA Photographer of the Year. Anthony Wahl of The Monroe Times won Best of Show. Evan Siegle of the Green Bay Press Gazette was awarded First Place in the portfolio category. Dan Powers of Appleton Post Crescent placed first in the Best Multimedia Story category. The 2013 Pictures of the Year contest was judged Friday, April […]


2013 WNPA Student POY Results

2013 WNPA Student POY Results

Mark Felix, an Indiana University student and former Milwaukee Journal Sentinel intern, is the 2013 WNPA Student Photographer of the Year. Felix was also awarded Best of Show for his feature picture story on teacher Charles Herber. The 2013 Student Pictures of the Year contest was judged Thursday, April 24, 2014, at the Wisconsin State […]


2014 Convention and Trade Show – Madison

2014 Convention and Trade Show – Madison

Please plan to join us for the Wisconsin News Photographers Association’s 2014 Convention and Trade Show at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Health Sciences Learning Center (HSLC) Atrium and Room 1335 (map) on Saturday, April 26, 2014. A presentation by acclaimed portrait photographer and lighting master Gregory Heisler is being made possible by the generosity of the […]


Photo Internship: The Post-Crescent (Appleton, Wis.)

Post-Crescent Media is pleased to offer a paid photo internship opportunity for a student during the Fall of 2014.  This internship is at The Post-Crescent in Appleton, Wis.  The internship runs August 10 – December 13, 2014 and pays an hourly rate of $10. Photo Internship: The internship is for a visual journalist, who possesses […]


AP Photo of the Month: January 2014

AP Photo of the Month: January 2014

** WISCONSIN JANUARY PHOTO OF THE MONTH**The cold weather makes vision challenging as Jobin Curoe’s glasses fog up while walking in subzero temperatures and wind chills reaching minus 40 to minus 50 degrees on the Lawrence University campus Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, in Appleton, Wis. Frigid, dense air swirled across much of the U.S. on […]


Gregory Heisler to speak at WNPA 2014 Convention

Through the generous support of Canon’s Explorers of Light Program, Gregory Heisler (website), a master of portraiture and lighting who has photographed more than 70 covers for TIME magazine (among many other publications) will join us at the Wisconsin News Photographers Association’s 2014 Annual Convention. He will speak between 12-2 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, […]


Kienitz v. Sconnie Nation hits 7th Circuit on appeal

A federal copyright lawsuit by Madison-based photographer Michael Kienitz has reached the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago. Oral arguments were held Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, in Michael Kienitz v. Sconnie Nation, LLC. Here is a 26-minute MP3 recording of the debate. In 2012, Kienitz (a WNPA member) levied a federal copyright lawsuit […]


WNPA 2014 Convention to be in Madison, April 25-26

The Wisconsin News Photographers Association is proud to announce the 2014 Convention will be held in Madison at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Friday, April 25th, and Saturday, April 26th, 2014. Most convention programming will occur on Saturday, with the professional division of the POY contest being judged live on Friday. The student […]


Job Opening: Eau Claire Leader-Telegram

From Eau Claire: The Leader-Telegram has an immediate opening for a full-time entry level p.m. shift photographer. We’re seeking a strong communicator who will cover a variety of news, sports and feature assignments, working closely with editors and reporters to generate ideas. A candidate should enjoy shooting sports, write accurate captions and have strong portrait […]


Stay tuned for 2014 Convention news

WNPA’s convention committee has been hard at work finalizing venue arrangements for our 2014 Annual Convention in Madison in late April. In the meantime, stay tuned to our Facebook group and Twitter feed (or simply follow us @WNPA).


Call for entries – POY and Student POY 2013

Call for entries – POY and Student POY 2013

It’s that time of year again! Dig into your archives and put your best work forward from 2013. Entries will be accepted through January 31, 2014 at 11:59:59 CT. This year there will be no deadline extensions. 2013 WNPA POY/SPOY Rules 2013 WNPA POY/SPOY EDITABLE PDF ENTRY FORM Keep in mind that WNPA’s dues and […]


AP Photo of the Month: October 2013

AP Photo of the Month: October 2013

** WISCONSIN OCTOBER PHOTO OF THE MONTH **A group of people, who wished to remain unidentified, hold candles during a vigil marking the one-year anniversary of the Azana Salon & Spa shooting, Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 in the Milwaukee City Hall rotunda. Radcliffe Haughton shot and killed his estranged wife, Zina, and two others at […]


Internship: The Post-Crescent (Appleton, Wis.)

Post-Crescent Media is pleased to offer a paid photo internship opportunity for a student for the Winter of 2014.  This internship will be available in the Information Center at The Post-Crescent in Appleton, WI.  The internship begins Feb. 1, 2014 and will last ten weeks, working 40 hours per week at an hourly rate of […]


AP Photo of the Month: September 2013

AP Photo of the Month: September 2013

 **WISCONSIN SEPTEMBER PHOTO OF THE MONTH**A pair of water spouts form on Lake Michigan southeast of Kenosha, Wis. on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. The National Weather Service in Sullivan said the water spouts occurred about four miles southeast from Kenosha. (AP Photo/The Kenosha News, Kevin Poirier)