Press Releases

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Peter Alexander

2022 Gala Hosts Announced

The top winners of the still, video, and digital storytelling as well as the student contests will be honored at the black-tie gala. Highlights of the evening will include presenting the WHNPA Lifetime Achievement Awards. After a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 recipient Robert Williams of NBC News, […]

Arthur Grace Publishes New Book

Long-time WHNPA member Arthur Grace has published a new book titled Communism(s): A Cold War Album. The book, published by Damiani Editore is a portfolio of photographs he took behind the Iron Curtain in Soviet Bloc countries while on assignment for TIME and Newsweek magazines from 1977-1989. Information about the […]

WHNPA 2022 Gala Announced

The board of the WHNPA is pleased to announce the date of the 2022 ‘Eyes of History®’ gala will be Saturday night, Sept. 10, 2022, at The Ritz Carlton in Washington. The COVID-19 pandemic forced postponement of the 2020 and 2021 galas and we are looking forward to a wonderful […]

2022 WHNPA Student Award Winners Announced

(WASHINGTON, D.C. – Feb. 26, 2022) – The White House News Photographers Association® announced that Ethan Swope of Santa Monica College has been named the WHNPA Student Still Photographer of the Year, and in the ninth year of the student video division, Lucas Pruitt of the University of North Carolina […]

2022 WHNPA Broadcast Award Winners Announced

(WASHINGTON, D.C. – Feb. 27, 2022) – The White House News Photographers Association® announced that Ben Martin of ITN Channel 4 News has been awarded the 2022 WHNPA Video Photographer of the Year in the annual ‘Eyes of History®’ broadcast contest. McKenna Ewen of CNN has been named Video Editor […]

2021 WHNPA Digital Storytelling Winners Announced

(WASHINGTON, D.C. – Feb. 28, 2021) – The White House News Photographers Association​®​ announced the winners of the Digital Storytelling categories in the annual ‘Eyes of History​®​’ competition. Drea Cornejo of The Washington Post won Multimedia Visual Journalist of the Year. The judges for the Digital Storytelling competition were: Andrea […]

2021 WHNPA Video Winners Announced

(WASHINGTON, D.C. – Feb. 28, 2021) – The White House News Photographers Association® announced that Ben Martin of ITN Channel 4 News has been awarded the 2021 WHNPA Video Photographer of the Year in the annual ‘Eyes of History®’ video contest. McKenna Ewen of CNN has been named Video Editor […]

Executive Board Statement January 2021

The White House News Photographers Association strongly condemns all violence and threats of violence committed against journalists covering the siege on the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. We heard many disturbing reports of journalists being physically and verbally attacked by protesters during these events. We saw images of television gear being […]