Gordon Yoder NPPF News Video Workshop Award

Apply for $1,000 award to cover cost of attending workshop in Norman, Okla. 

Deadline: January 31, 2019

Gordon Yoder, NPPF Fellow and NPPA Life Member, established an award for video photojournalists wishing to attend the NPPA News Video Workshop.

Mr. Yoder’s early career included the filming of theatrical newsreels. After serving in Korea as a war correspondent-photographer, he covered news stories for network television, including the civil rights strife of the 1950’s and 60’s.

In addition, he manufactured and marketed motion picture camera equipment for the television industry. For many years the 16mm Yoder Sound Camera was standard equipment at stations and networks alike.

Rules for Application

1. This award is open to a working professional video photojournalist wishing to attend the NPPA TV News Video Workshop.

2. The applicant must have at least six months full-time employment as a video photojournalist. Note this award is intended for beginning video photojournalists, not those with years of experience.

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