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AP Photo of the Month – March 2010

AP Photo of the Month - March 2010

**WISCONSIN MARCH PHOTO OF THE MONTH**United States Army Spc. Robert Rieckhoff””s mother, Barbara Garwood and stepfather, Roland Garwood, are overcome with grief after receiving medals including a Bronze Star and Purple Heart during his burial service at Sunset Ridge Memorial Park Cemetery on Monday, March 29, 2010.  Rieckhoff, 26, was killed in the line of […]


Pulitzer winners have Wisconsin ties

Pulitzer winners have Wisconsin ties

Des Moines Register photographer Mary Chind has been honored with the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for news photography. Chind’s photograph shows the daring rescue of a woman from the Des Moines River by a local construction worker rigged to a crane. Chind, left, is a Wisconsin-native and a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Read […]


Steve Apps takes second place in Pro Football Hall of Fame Photo Contest

Steve Apps takes second place in Pro Football Hall of Fame Photo Contest

Steve Apps (of the Wisconsin State Journal) took second place in the Pro Football Hall of Fame Photo Contest. Steve’s photo “Illegal Contact” won second place in the action category. Green Bay Packers’ Al Harris was called for Illegal Contact on this 35-yard pass from Detroit Lions’ Dan Orlovsky to John Standeford in the 4th […]


Hertzberg wins Golden Gavel award

The Racine Journal Times is reporting that Mark Hertzberg, Journal Times director of photography,  received a 2008 Golden Gavel Award. The awards are given out by the State Bar of Wisconsin to recognize contributions made by news organizations to the public’s understanding of the justice system. Hertzberg will be recognized for a March 8, 2008 […]


A Photographic Farewell

Janesville Gazette photojournalist intern Matthew Wisniewski, an undergraduate at UW-Madison, writes his final entry in his online weblog about finishing his photography internship at the paper. Here is a passage from his final weblog post: And of course, to my fellow photographers Dan Lassiter, and Al Hoch. You two taught me how to be a […]


The Gridiron Gang

The Gridiron Gang

Evan Siegle of the Green Bay Press Gazette did a season-long behind the scenes project on a high school football team with a new coach and a losing tradition. It is a great example of photojournalism and Evan did a beautiful Soundslides piece as a retrospective. Link to Evan’s Chronicling the Green Bay West Gridiron […]


A true father/son project

Wisconsin State Journal photojournalist Steve Apps and his father, University of Wisconsin-Madison Professor Emeritus Jerry Apps, worked together to create a new book, “Old Farm: A History,” that is available for purchase now. Steve Apps did the photography work for the book and his father Jerry authored the book, which tells the life of their […]


Two great series

FIRST TIME VOTER SERIES Scott Anderson, a photojournalist with the Racine, Wis. Journal Times, recently created a six-part series profiling first time voters in the Racine area. Anderson found six first-time voters, conducted interviews, wrote the stories produced audio podcasts and performed the photography work for the series that appeared in print and online in […]


Covering the Packers

Covering the Packers

Green Bay Packers’ Will Blackmon in the end zone after returning a Minnesota punt 76-yards for a touchdown to give the Packers the lead in the 3rd quarter.  The Green Bay Packers hosted the Minnesota Vikings in the season opener at Lambeau Field Monday September 8, 2008. Steve Apps-State Journal It’s something they’ve been up […]


Press-Gazette photographer starts Packer photo blog

Corey Wilson, a staff photographer at the Green Bay Press-Gazette recently started a Packers photo weblog called Tundra Exposure. Wilson, 33, has been at the Press-Gazette since 2003, and is currently covering Packer home and road games in addition to practices, features, etc. Wilson describes this recent effort in his own words: “It’s sort of […]


WNPA life member, Don Krohn exhibit

Former Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune photographer Don Krohn from Port Edwards, Wis. has an exhibit at the South Wood County Historical Society:  For more about his carrer as a news photographer, please read on: Exhibit displayed at museum this summer By Nancy Quick For Central Wisconsin Sunday WISCONSIN RAPIDS — A collection of photographs depicting […]


Tribune editor Meg Theno to lead photo contest judging

Former Wisconsin State Journal columnist Susan Lampert Smith and former newspaper editor David Stoeffler recently created WisconsinNative.com, a website profiling varied life experiences in Wisconsin. As part of the launch, the staff at Wisconsin Native is inviting photographers to submit photos to their Photo Gallery for a chance to win $1,000 in a professionally judged […]


News photographer dad to the rescue

Rick Wood, a photojournalist at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, has an interesting tale when he went to a wedding that his daughter was in during a weekend off work. He brought his camera to the wedding just for fun, but ended up saving the day. This is what Rick had to say of the experience: […]


Milwaukee Press Club Winners announced

The Milwaukee Press Club announced winners of 78th annual Excellence in Wisconsin Journalism contest. The Milwaukee Press Club today announced the winners of its 78th annual Excellence in Wisconsin Journalism competition, with the winners to be honored at the club’s April 26th Gridiron and awards banquet at the InterContinental Hotel Milwaukee. View the full list […]


Wisconsin State Journal photographer Steve Apps wins big in Pro Football Hall of Fame contest

Wisconsin State Journal photographer Steve Apps is the winner of the Dave Boss Award of Excellence for his entry in the 40th Annual Pro Football Hall of Fame Photo Contest. His photo, titled “First Down,” was deemed the Photograph of the Year for the 2007 NFL Season. The color feature image captures Green Bay Packers […]


Journal Sentinel wins Pulitzer Prize

The Journal Sentinel won a 2008 Pulitzer Prize for an investigative story documenting a Milwaukee County pension scandal that cost local taxpayers nearly $50 million and uncovered a culture of corruption and cronyism present in County Government. Reporter Dave Umhoefer received the award for local reporting. This is the sixth Pulitzer Prize overall in the […]


WNPA shooters Remember Brett Favre

Photojournalists across Wisconsin have covered Green Bay Packer football over the years, and many of us have had the chance to see a field-level view of Brett Favre’s storied career. After 17 years as a Packer, Favre retired. Will it be for good? If it is, several WNPA members offer their memories, reflections or favorite […]


Covering the Campaign: A newcomers perspective to video journalism

As the newspaper industry focuses more on Video and multimedia production for online presentation, more reporters and photojournalists are reaching for video cameras instead of pens, notebooks, voice recorders and still cameras. At many newspapers, reporters and photojournalists are learning new techniques together, giving them more common experiences and further blurring the distinctions between traditional […]


My First Video Assignment – Polar Plunge

Hi Everyone! Below is link to my plunge (pun intended) into video. I admit I have much to learn, and would appreciate feedback. Thanks for looking. http://www.madison.com/tct/polarplunge/video/ Mike DeVries Photographer/The Capital Times


Latest John Maniaci video project illustrates life of female athlete

John Maniaci of the Wisconsin State Journal recently completed a video project of a female distance runner in the Madison, Wis. area. It’s pretty cool. You can check it out here: http://www.madison.com/wsj/media/brewster/index.html Maniaci had this to say about his most recent project: This is a video that ran with a Sunday feature story. I brought […]


In the Back Yard: Tracey Rice Blacksmith

Tom Loucks of the Daily Tribune created his latest audio slideshow of a blacksmith. View Tom’s work here: Tracey Rice Soundslides


National showcase for De Vries

Mike De Vries, a photojournalist with the Madison, Wis. Capital Times newspaper recently had one of his photos earn recognition as the Associated Press National Member Showcase Photo of the Month. Well Done Mike! **A friend who served with Sgt. Joshua Brennan kneels at his casket after burial service at McFarland Cemetery, in McFarland, Wis., […]


Using Video Frame Grabs in Print: A Case Study

By Scott Anderson WNPAONLINE.com As a video producer, I have been asked a number of times whether our newspaper, the Racine, Wis. Journal Times, uses frame grabs from video for the print edition. It is a topic that has been gaining more interest over the last couple years as more photojournalists trade still cameras and […]


Mark Hoffman and Rick Wood on the Morning Blend TV Show

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel photographers Mark Hoffman and Rick Wood appeared recently on a TV segment on covering Brett Favre over the years for the show the Morning Blend. The Morning Blend appears weekdays on TMJ4 at 9 a.m. See Rick and Mark on TV