Posts Tagged ‘Chris Hondros’

Bryan Denton Wins Fifth Annual Getty Images Chris Hondros Fund Award

Posted by on Thursday April 14, 2016 | Awards/Contests/Grants

American photojournalist Bryan Denton has won the fifth annual $20,000 Getty Images Chris Hondros Fund (CHF) Award, and fellow photojournalist Kiana Hayeri has also been awarded the $5,000 emerging photojournalist grant, Getty Images announced today. The awards will be presented at a reception at the Aperture Gallery in New York on May 4. The CHF award was established to honor the work... More

Guy Martin, CJ Chivers Give Testimony in Inquest Into Tim Hetherington’s Death

Posted by on Monday February 11, 2013 | Photojournalism

The Coroner’s Court in Westminster, UK, carrying out an inquest into the death of photographer Tim Hetherington concluded that his death was “unlawful,” The Independent reports.  The photojournalist and documentary-film maker died April 20, 2011 in a mortar attack in Misrata, Libya, where he was covering fighting between forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi... More

Auction to Benefit Chris Hondros Fund to be Held June 21

Posted by on Tuesday June 19, 2012 | Awards/Contests/Grants

A silent auction and cocktail reception will be held Thursday, June 21 in Manhattan  to benefit the grantmaking and fellowship programs of the Chris Hondros Fund. The fund, a non-profit organization, was established to honor the life and work of Chris Hondros, the award-winning Getty Images photographer killed in Libya in April 2011. It supports... More

Free Conflict-Training Course Now Accepting Applications

Posted by on Thursday March 29, 2012 | Photojournalism

Photojournalists covering conflict zones can now apply for Reporters Instructed in Saving Colleagues (RISC) training. RISC, which was founded by journalist and author Sebastian Junger, currently has courses scheduled for New York City in April 2012, London in fall 2012 and Beirut in winter 2012/2013. Each three-day workshop focuses on teaching attendees crucial combat medical... More

Chris Hondros Fund Announces Fellowships, Grants, New Web Site

Posted by on Thursday October 20, 2011 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

The Chris Hondros Fund, a non-profit established by the late photojournalist’s fiance, Christina Piaia, with support from the Hondros Family, announced the launch of the Fund Web site today. Hondros was killed earlier this year in a rocket attack by Qaddafi forces in Misrata, Libya. The Fund, which will “support and advance photojournalists” also announced... More

Hetherington, Hondros Loved Ones Choose Memorial Charities

Posted by on Wednesday May 4, 2011 | Obituary, Photojournalism

The family of photographer Tim Hetherington, who was killed in Libya on April 20 in an attack by pro-Qaddafi forces, has chosen three charities where donations should be made in  his memory. They represent work Hetherington supported throughout his career: Human Rights Watch, the independent organization dedicated to defending and protecting human rights, for which Hetherington... More