2019 Scholarship Winners
The Board of Directors of the Northern Short Course in Photojournalism and the National Press Photographers Foundation are pleased to announce Lola Gomez is the recipient of the 2019 Michel du Cille Memorial Scholarship. Gomez is a Daytona Beach, Fla.-based visual journalist, employed full-time with the Daytona Beach News-Journal. Born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela, Gomez moved to the US in 2009 to pursue a career in photojournalism. Read more.
The National Press Photographers Foundation winner of The Advanced Storytelling Workshop Award is Trey Herbert from WPTV News Channel 5 in West Palm Beach, Florida. Read more.
The National Press Photographers Foundation is pleased to announce Dennis Spronck as the winner of the 2019 Yoder Award. Spronck is a photojournalist at WSYX/ABC6 in Columbus, Ohio. The $1,000 award is given to working TV photojournalists or multimedia journalists wishing to attend the NPPA News Video Workshop in Norman, Oklahoma.
The Michel du Cille Fellowships will be ongoing – not just one time – and the long-term goal is to support visual journalism education in developing countries in Africa, Foundation treasurer Frank Folwell told News Photographer magazine today.
The Fellowships are funded by donations made in du Cille’s name to the Foundation by the late photojournalist’s colleagues and friends.
One of the pictures at left shows Michel with his wife Nikki Kahn, a Washington Post photographer.
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