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President's Corner February 27, 2009

Save the date for the 2009 Annual Dinner

President's Corner: Change in Leadership

Congratulations to Elizabeth Lara-Collado of the Herald News on the birth of her daughter. Maya Lara Collado was born on Friday, May 11th, 2007 at 4:18pm, 7 lbs, 14 oz, 21 1/4 inches long at the Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack NJ.

Obituary: Frank R. Beardsley

2007 Annual Dinner - Sunday, May 20, 2007

President's Corner: NJPPA POY judging this Saturday 3/24 - Tony Kurdzuk

President's Corner: The News Two Years - Tony Kurdzuk

President's Corner: This will probably be my last message to you as president of NJPPA. - Danielle Richards

President's Corner: Bi-annual elections
It's time to hold our bi-annual elections for officers. It is time for someone else to take over the reins...(of) this organization, which is now nearing it's 55th anniversary.

2006 Annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony
Saturday, April 1st, 2006
6-10 PM (Cocktail Reception 6-7 PM; Dinner 7-10 PM)
Molly Pitcher Inn 88 Riverside Avenue Red Bank, NJ 07701
(732) 747-2500 (Call for directions)
$65 per person

Obituary: Don Davidson

NPPA And NPPF Announce Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund For Photojournalists.
The National Press Photographers Association, along with the National Press Photographers Foundation, Thursday announced a joint effort to help photojournalists displaced or affected by Hurricane Katrina. [more]

Congratulations to former NJPPA treasurer Veronica Yankowski and husband Greg on the birth of their daughter. Anastasia Emma Pavliv was born on July 21, 2005, weighing in at 6lb 13oz. Mom and baby are happy and healthy.

Announcing the Baxter Scholarship
The Baxter scholarship will be awarded this year for the first time under the administration of the National Press Photographers Foundation. Competition is open to students from across the country. Download application information here (.pdf),

President's Corner
Now that things have settled down a bit from the hectic pace of a new year, I thought I’d take a moment to share some thoughts with you. [more]

Click to download Volume I of InFocus pdf Magazine, the journal of the New Jersey Press Photographers Association.

New Clip Contest Chair:
Tyson Trish of the Morristown Daily Record has volunteered to be the new Clip Contest Chairman for 2005. Beginning with the January 2005 clip contest, all entries should be sent to Tyson:

Tyson Trish
The Daily Record/Photo Dept
800 Jefferson Road
Parsippany, NJ 07054

Tyson replaces outgoing clips chair Elizabeth Lara of the Herald News. Thanks to both Liz and Tyson for donating their time to the New Jersey Press Photographers Association.

In Transition:
Following a long visit with family in Brazil, Ellie Markovitch will be moving to Paris with her husband. Ellie has been a staffer at the Herald News for four years, and has served as NJPPA clips co-chair for the past two years.

Chris Rossi has departed his staff position at the Gloucester County Times to pursue freelance work in Washington DC.

Best wishes to Chris and Ellie.

Remembering Eddie Adams - by Thomas E. Franklin
To a generation of Americans shaped by the Vietnam War, Eddie Adams was the photographer who captured the brutality of that conflict in one unforgettable image. It was death on film like it was never seen before. [more]

Coming Soon! The NJPPA Pictures of the Year Book 2000-2003. NJPPA members will receive one free copy of the 156 page, 9 x 12 inch archival book. Non-members, or members wishing to purchase additional copies, can download a .pdf order form by clicking here.

President's Corner
Wow, I can’t believe we’re halfway through 2004 already! [more]

President's Corner
Well, I'm still working so you know that I didn't win the Trifecta at our annual dinner. [more]

President's Corner
Just want to take a moment to thank all of our members who participated in the POY contest this year. [more]

From left: Judges Jim Mahoney, DOP Boston Herald, Bobbi Burrows, PE Life Magazine, and Jahi Chikwendiu, Staff Photographer Washington Post, watch as Contest Chair Scott Lituchy presents Ellie Markovitch's winning New Jersey Understanding photos during the 2003 POY judging.

President's Corner
The NJPPA board has decided to refine and clarify some of the rules regarding the clip contest. [more]

President's Corner
Education Day was a smashing success, with nearly 60 people, many of them students, in attendance. We were treated to some incredible images...[more]

President's Corner
Our first Photo Night was a big success, despite not receiving the video and slide show from the National office (FedEx lost it!) So, we had a party instead... [more]

President’s Corner
Well, the NJPPA site has been up and running for about three months now, to many rave reviews and lots of hits. All of the clip contest winners are current, and are posted within three weeks... [more]

President’s Corner
Greetings everyone, and welcome to the wonderful new world of I want to thank Jason Towlen for his expertise, time and hard work in putting the site together. I think everyone will agree that this is one of the best things NJPPA has done in a while. It will enable us to... [more]

NJPPA Dinner - 2003
On April 12, 2003, New Jersey Press Photographers Association held its annual members' dinner and POY awards ceremony at the Molly Pitcher Inn in... [more]

NJPPA Dinner - 2003
Check out a view of the NJPPA awards banquet as seen through the lens of Tom Franklin's three-year-old son Sean.

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