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Pictures of the Year International names best news, reportage photographs

Source Columbia Missourian on February 15, 2012 0 Comments
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After a week of judging, the first two divisions of the 69th Pictures of the Year International winners have been selected.

Craig Walker of The Denver Post Named Photographer of the Year - Newspapers in Pictures of the Year International Competition

By Rick Shaw on February 14, 2012 1 Comment News
Pictures of the Year International (POYi)

Photographer Craig Walker from The Denver Post achieved premier honors as the 2011 Newspaper Photographer of the Year in the 69th annual Pictures of the Year International (POYi) competition.

Craig Walker wins 2011 POYi Newspaper Photographer of the Year

Source Photo District News on February 13, 2012 0 Comments

Craig Walker of The Denver Post has won the Newspaper Photographer of the Year award in the 2011 Pictures of the Year International competition.

Craig Walker wins Photographer of Year with "stunning" images

Source Denver Post on February 13, 2012 0 Comments
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Pulitzer Prize-winning Denver Post photographer Craig Walker has been named Newspaper Photographer of the Year in the Missouri School of Journalism's Pictures of the Year International competition.

Craig F. Walker named POYi Newspaper Photographer of the Year

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Craig F. Walker of The Denver Post achieved premier honors as the 2011 Newspaper Photographer of the Year in the 69th annual Pictures of the Year International (POYi) competition.

Thousands of photos compete for POYi judges' attention

Source Columbia Missourian on February 9, 2012 0 Comments
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During a span of three weeks, judges for the 69th annual Pictures of the Year International contest in the Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism will look at more than 14,000 entries.

The Reynolds Journalism Institute hosts the 69th annual POYi contest

By Rick Shaw on February 3, 2012 0 Comments News
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Pictures of the Year International launches three consecutive weeks of judging the world’s most prestigious visual journalism, documentary photography, and journalistic multimedia. On Wednesday, Feb. 8, the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute welcomes 17 of the most respected visual journalists in the world to serve on the 69th annual jury panel. Judging will be webcast live from the Fred W. Smith Forum through Feb. 28. The Adobe Connect dedicated site can be accessed from the POYi website at www.poyi.org.

POYi Launches
 69th Annual Photojournalism Competition

By RJI on December 12, 2011 0 Comments News
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Pictures of the Year International launches its 69th annual competition, setting the gold standard for documentary photography, photojournalism, visual editing, and journalistic multimedia. POYi provides an online registration and entry process for efficient preparations and uploading. The “Call for Entries” is now posted at www.poyi.org and provides complete details on all the categories and guidelines. Online registration and entry will be open through Thursday, January 12, 2012.

Six-time POYi winner Colin Finlay shares unique perspective on "Environment" with Special Presentation at PhotoPlus Expo

Source MLive on October 19, 2011 0 Comments
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Colin Finlay, one of the world's foremost documentary and environmental photographers, to provide a rare and insightful look at the world around us in a special presentation titled, Environment, during the PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo.

RJI produces annual IPI Report

By RJI on September 26, 2011 0 Comments News
IPI Report Media and Money

"Media and Money: Worldwide economic upheaval changes the shape of news," this year's annual IPI Report, brought together top journalists from around the world to address the international upheavals in economics and journalism. Edited, produced and published by the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) for the International Press Institute, several industry leaders associated with RJI contributed to the work. The annual IPI Report was released Monday during the IPI World Congress in Taipei, co-edited by Marty Steffens, the Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) Endowed Chair in Business and Financial Journalism, and Randy Smith, Donald W. Reynolds Endowed Chair in Business Journalism, both at the Missouri School of Journalism.

Other contributors to the Report from the Missouri School of Journalism and RJI include the Lee Hills Chair in Free Press Studies Amy McCombs, the Houston Harte Chair in Innovation Mike Jenner, 2010-2011 Reynolds Fellow David Cohn, recently retired and former Lee Hills Chair Stuart Loory, and Director of Pictures of the Year International (POYi) Rick Shaw.

Pictures of the Year International photos visit South Korea as part of photo display

Source Korea Joongang Daily on August 3, 2011 0 Comments
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During the festival, the student gymnasium will be transformed into a gallery for an exhibition of more than 140 photos from 68th annual Pictures of the Year International competition.

Project on Mexico's drug violence selected for POYi Emerging Vision funding

By RJI on July 28, 2011 0 Comments News
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Katie Orlinsky is the $10,000 recipient of the 2011 POYi Emerging Vision Incentive for her project proposal on the violent impact of Mexico's war against drug trafficking on women and families.

Orlinsky is a freelance photojournalist based in New York and is currently a fellow at the Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism at Columbia University. Her project proposal included 20 "first take" photographs that look at the violence to families living in the border cities of Mexico, such as Ciudad Juarez.

RJI's Rick Shaw shares his account of White House celebration following announcement of bin Laden's death

Source Columbia Missourian on May 2, 2011 0 Comments
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POYi Director Rick Shaw was in Washington, D.C. for the 2011 Pictures of the Year International awards celebration when the White House announced the death of Osama bin Laden. Shaw ventured out to photograph the celebration that took place outside the White House. This is his account.

67th POYi - 2010: "Best Use" Editing Division

By RJI on April 29, 2011 0 Comments News

Best Use - Online Publications: First Place, NGM.com
Best Use - Newspapers: First Place, The New York Times
Best Use - Magazines: First Place, GEO kompakt

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Pictures of the Year International (POYI) Exhibit Opens April 22 at the Newseum

Source PR Newswire on April 12, 2011 0 Comments
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On April 22, 2011, the Newseum will open "Pictures of the Year," a new exhibit that showcases dramatic, award-winning images of the people, events and issues that shaped the world in 2010. The display features nearly 70 of the year's best news images from Pictures of the Year International, the oldest photojournalism contest in the world.

Unveiling the Pictures of the Year

Source The End of Being on February 23, 2011 0 Comments
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Colorado-based photographer James Chance won the inaugural PoYI/Reynolds Journalism Institute Emerging Vision Incentive award with his project documenting the intriguing cemetery-dwelling culture in Manila’s North Cemetery. These photographs truly speak from themselves, but here’s a snippet describing the project, in Chance’s own words:

Pictures of the Year International

By RJI on February 21, 2011 0 Comments News

POYi is the oldest and the most prestigious photojournalism program and competition in the world. Each year, freelance, agency, and newspaper photographers around the world document the stories, personalities and places that capture our interest and demand our attention.

RJI Live

By RJI on February 14, 2011 Events

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The best newspaper pictures of the year

Source The Stump on February 14, 2011 0 Comments
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Judging has been completed in the newspaper section of the Pictures of the Year International competition run by the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute in the Fred W. Smith Forum at the Missouri School of Journalism. While the winning pictures have been chosen, the names of the winning photographers in most of the sections are still to come. POYi withholds the winner’s names and affiliations until after judging is complete so that the judges won’t be influenced in coming categories.

Gregg Porteus claims top Pictures of the Year International sports prize

Source The Daily Telegraph on February 11, 2011 0 Comments
"Tele photographer claims top prize," The Daily Telegraph, Feb. 12, 2011.

The Daily Telegraph's senior sports photographer Gregg Porteous has claimed first prize in the sports feature category for the Reynolds Journalism institute prestigious photographic award.