Events

WNPA Pro POY judging in progress

Beginning at 9 a.m., we are LIVE from the Center for Photography at Madison with the Wisconsin News Photographers Association’s 2010 Pictures of the Year judging. Results will be posted immediately following the conclusion of the contest.


Pro POY judging to be held Sat., April 9

The Pro POY contest judging will be held Saturday, April 9, 2011 at the Center for Photography at Madison, 303 S. Paterson St. (Door 2), Madison, WI, beginning at 9 a.m. until finish (likely 5:30 p.m.). The judging is open to WNPA members, CPM members, and students. We are very grateful that CPM is hosting […]


Student POY Contest judging Sat., April 2

The Student POY Contest judging will be held Saturday, April 2, 2011 in the auditorium at the Wisconsin State Journal, 1901 Fish Hatchery Road, Madison, WI, beginning at 9 a.m. until finish (likely 4 p.m.). The judging is open to WNPA members and all students. This year’s judges are: Ting Li-Wang (Wisconsin Legislature photographer, formerly […]


Convention sponsors and door prizes announced

This year’s Wisconsin News Photographers Association annual convention is brought to you by Canon, Nikon, the Wisconsin Newspaper Association, the Wisconsin Newspaper Association Foundation, and Gannett Wisconsin Media. Door prizes will be provided by: Roberts Distributors, Lexar Media, Soundslides, Adobe, Honl Photo, BeachTek, Lowepro, and Think Tank Photo. WNPA’s convention will be held Saturday, May […]


Convention 2011: Jack Gruber of USA Today to speak

The Wisconsin News Photographers Association is pleased to announce that Jack Gruber of USA Today joins the list of speakers for WNPA’s convention at the Radisson Hotel in Milwaukee, Wis., on Saturday, May 7, 2011. Gruber is one of five staff photographers at, the USA Today, one of the nation’s largest newspaper with a daily […]


WNPA convention set for May 7th

The Wisconsin News Photographers Association annual convention will be held Saturday, May 7, 2011, in Milwaukee, Wis. This year’s convention will take place at the Radisson Hotel Milwaukee West, located directly across from Mayfair Mall. Please check back for additional updates on this year’s convention. Our convention committee is always looking for volunteers and ideas […]


Gracie Joles, 7, fighting tumor

Gracie Joles, whose parents David Joles and Elizabeth Flores worked at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and now at Minneapolis’ Star Tribune, is undergoing radiation for an aggressive, inoperable brain tumor. They ask for your thoughts and prayers. A February 4, 20011 benefit has been organized to help raise funds for medical costs. Read the KSTP.com […]


Mary Chind photography exhibit open in Des Moines

A photography exhibit is now open through October 15 in Des Moines, Ia., featuring the work of Mary Chind, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize winner for spot news photography. Chind won the prize for a July 1, 2009 picture of a dramatic river rescue. Grand View University […]


Photo Night – North a huge success

Nearly 20 people showed up for the inaugural Photo Night – North last night, Monday, April 19, 2010, at Fratello”s in Appleton. A great time was had by all, drinking blueberry ale and cocktails until 9:30 p.m. We”ll see you at next month”s Photo Night – North on May 17, 2010: always at Fratello”s, third […]


Photo Night – North

Join us Monday evening, April 19, 2010, for some food and drink at the first Photo Night – North in Appleton at Fratello’s Waterfront Restaurant, at 501 West Water Street. We’ll gather in the private dining area next to the bar at 7pm. Fratello’s – like all Appleton establishments – are smoke-free. Going forward, Photo Night […]


Photo Night – North

Join us Monday evening, April 19, 2010, for some food and drink at the first Photo Night – North in Appleton at Fratello”s Waterfront Restaurant, at 501 West Water Street. We”ll gather in the private dining area next to the bar at 7pm. Fratello”s – like all Appleton establishments – are smoke-free. Going forward, Photo Night […]


Watch the 2010 WNPA business meeting

Excuse the bad lighting, audio, and camera work, but hopefully this is better than nothing for those who missed the convention and/or annual business meeting.


WNPA Member Pics: Convention 2010


E. Jason Wambsgans, Chicago Tribune, 3rd POY judge

E. Jason Wambsgans, Chicago Tribune, 3rd POY judge

E. Jason Wambsgans of the Chicago Tribune is the Wisconsin News Photographers Association’s third POY judge, joining Kevin Miyazaki of Redux, and retired Milwaukee Journal Sentinel photographer Erv Gebhard on the panel which meets Friday, March 12, 2010, at the Journal Sentinel. Wambsgans also plans to show a selection of multimedia projects during Saturday’s convention. […]


Convention 2010: Heinz Kluetmeier of Sports Illustrated to speak

Convention 2010: Heinz Kluetmeier of Sports Illustrated to speak

The Wisconsin News Photographers Association is pleased to announce that Heinz Kluetmeier of Sports Illustrated joins the list of speakers for WNPA’s convention at Hotel Metro in Milwaukee, Wis., on Saturday, March 13, 2010. Born in Germany and raised in Milwaukee, Kluetmeier started his career at the age of 15 with the Associated Press. While […]


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. – […]


2010 Convention

The 2010 convention is planned for March 13th, 2010.  Details coming soon along with entry forms for contests.  Please check back next week.


Milwaukee photo night Dec. 7, 5:30 p.m.

Hi all.  Get an early start on holiday cheer, stop in for our December Photo Night in Milwaukee.  Old friends, new friends, are all welcome.  Feel free to pass this on to anyone interested.  Hope to see you in the future. Site: Dec 7, 5:30ish  Water Buffalo in Milwaukee


November Photo Night

Hi all. We are still having the monthly gathering of photogs, and would love to see you there! It’s the first Monday of every month, so mark your calendars now. Our next round is coming up. If you can’t make it this time, but  would like to get a monthly reminder email, please send your […]


The APPM conference

Are you a Director of Photography, a photo or multimedia editor? Do you manage visuals in any way at your publication? The APPM conference in St Louis will be full of great information and ideas for you. People are getting excited in St. Louis and it’s not just about baseball. The APPM conference will be […]


Eddie Adams documentary to screen in Chicago

Eddie Adams documentary to screen in Chicago

“An Unlikely Weapon” is going to be released in Chicago and Minneapolis soon. Here is the link for info: http://tiny.cc/aHEhS


Monthly Photo Nights in Milwaukee

Hey all, If you weren’t already aware, we have a monthly Photo Night gathering here in Milwaukee, and you are all invited! It’s the first Monday of each month. If you want to get a personal e-mailed reminder each month, just send your email address and we’ll put you on the list. Hope to see […]


WNPA Member Pics: A look back at the 2009 convention

WNPA Member Pics: A look back at the 2009 convention

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/