Posts Tagged ‘71st Annual’

Brent McDonald Named 2014 POYi Multimedia Photographer of the Year

Posted by on Wednesday February 26, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

Video journalist Brent McDonald of The New York Times has won 2014 Multimedia Photographer of the Year at the Pictures of the Year International competition, organizers have announced. He won for a portfolio that included a video called “A Deadly Dance” about a surge of heroin use in Portland, Maine; and a story about Christine... More

Who’s Winning at POYi? PDN Links to First Place Entries in Editing and Multimedia Categories

Posted by on Monday February 24, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

After naming Newspaper and Freelance Photographers of the Year and winners of various other categories during the past three weeks, the Pictures of the Year International competition continues to release results in other categories. Jurors have weighed entries for the Editing and Multimedia Division categories this past week. Here’s a round-up of winners in those... More

Daniel Berehulak Named 2014 POYi Freelance Photographer of the Year

Posted by on Tuesday February 18, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

Daniel Berehulak has been named Photographer of the Year–Freelance at the 2014 Pictures of the Year International Competition. Berehulak, who is based in New Delhi, India, won the honor for a portfolio that includes stories about malnutrition and drug addiction in Afghanistan, the Hindu pilgrimage Maha Kumbh Mela, and celebrations by South Africans of Nelson... More

Patrick Smith Named POYi’s 2014 Sports Photographer of the Year

Posted by on Friday February 14, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

Freelance photographer Patrick Smith has won Sports Photographer of the Year honors at the 2014 Pictures of the Year International competition (POYi). Smith won for a diverse portfolio that emphasized his NASCAR coverage, but included sports action, portraits and feature photos of athletes and fans of various sports. National Geographic magazine has won the top... More

Barbara Davidson Named 2014 POYi Newspaper Photographer of the Year

Posted by on Tuesday February 11, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

Los Angeles Times photographer Barbara Davidson has won Newspaper Photographer of the Year honors in the 2014 Pictures of the Year International (POYi) competition, contest organizers announced this afternoon. “[T]he judges noted a strong balance of powerful aesthetic with solid journalistic content” in Davidson’s portfolio, POYi organizers said in a prepared statement. Her portfolio included... More

POYi Posts Winning Entries for Its Newspaper Division Contest (And PDN Names the Photographers)

Posted by on Tuesday February 11, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

  Taslima Akhter of Bangladesh has won first prize in Spot News category of the Newspaper Division in the Picture of the Year International (POYi) competition, and Niclas Hammarström has won top prize for the General News category. POYi organizers have not yet announced the names of the winners, pending completion of judging in all... More