Bill Auth named one of International Photographic Council 2014 Leadership Award recipients

Longtime WHNPA member Bill Auth has been named as one of nine recipients for the 2014 2014 Leadership Award by the International Photographic Council.

William Collins Auth is a long-time photojournalist based in the Washington, D.C., area. After 21years with US News & World Report, he began working for editorial, commercial and private clients, solving problems on the fly with a smile. In addition to multiple Olympic assignments, refugee coverage in Asia, every U.S. Presidential Inauguration since Nixon, William has ¬worked for the Associated Press, Reuters, McClatchy, EPA, Polaris and Prensa-Internacional. Recognized for his volunteer efforts with the WHNPA and NPPA, he serves on the board of the Northern Short Course in Photojournalism, handles event logistics for the WHNPA and is working on a project about the long-term effects of Hurricane Katrina on East Biloxi, Mississippi. He was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for his AP coverage of the return of Iranian hostages to the U.S. and currently works with the Grammy-nominated kids’ rock ‘n’roll band, Milkshake. William is represented by Presna-Internacional and Polaris.Press Release: IPC Announces Nine 2014 Leadership Award Recipients

More information about the wards and the other recipients can be seen in the IPC press release or on the IPC website.