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2018 WHNPA Still Photography Award Winners Announced; McClain and Watson Named Top Winners

The White House News Photographers Association® announced that photographer Matt McClain of The Washington Post has been named “WHNPA Photographer of the Year” and Jim Watson has won “Political Photo of the Year” in the 2018 ‘Eyes of History®’ contest judging at the National Geographic Society in Washington, DC. McClain’s […]

Scott Applewhite Gala

Scott Applewhite Selected for 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award

The White House News Photographers Association® announced that they will present Scott Applewhite, a photographer with the Associated Press with the association’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 ‘Eyes of History®’ annual awards gala Saturday, June 10, 2017, at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Washington, DC. Applewhite is the recipient […]

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

White House denies independent press photographers request to photograph Obama and Dalai Lama

White House Issues Visual Press Release After Meeting (download) (WASHINGTON, D.C. ­ Feb. 21, 2014) ­ The White House News Photographers Association (WHNPA) takes issue with the White House again releasing an official photograph of President Obama’s meeting with the Dalai Lama today. Despite repeated requests from various news organizations, […]

PRESS RELEASE: Doug Wilkes selected as the 2014 White House News Photographers Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

WTTG-TV, FOX 5 NEWS cameraman has long history of service to the WHNPA and profession (download) (WASHINGTON, D.C. – Feb. 10, 2014) – The White House News Photographers Association announced that they will present Doug Wilkes of WTTG – Fox 5 News with the association’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the […]