Gabriel Scarlett is the recipient of the 2018 Michel du Cille Memorial Scholarship. Scarlett, a junior at Western Kentucky University is pursuing a degree in photojournalism and a minor in Arabic. He has completed an internship with the Denver Post and will be interning at the Los Angeles Times during the 2018 summer. Read more.
The National Press Photographers Foundation winner of The Advanced Storytelling Workshop Award is Trevor Smith from KNXV ABC 15, in Gilbert, Arizona. This award is $1,000 plus the waiver of the registration fee to attend the NPPA Advanced Storytelling Workshop at Texas State University in San Marcos. Read more.
The National Press Photographers Foundation is pleased to announce JesseRey Huerta Jr. as the winner of the 2018 Yoder Award. Huerta is a photojournalist at KOAT Action 7 News in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The $1,000 award is given to working TV photojournalists wishing to attend the NPPA News Video Workshop in Norman, Oklahoma. Read more.
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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