Posts Tagged ‘Chris Hondros’

Meridith Kohut Wins 2017 Getty Images Chris Hondros Fund Award

Posted by on Monday May 1, 2017 | Awards/Contests/Grants

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Venezuela-based photojournalist Meridith Kohut has won the sixth annual $20,000 Getty Images Chris Hondros Fund (CHF) Award for 2017. Non-profit news organization ProPublica has also won the first-ever Domestic Reporting Grant from the Chris Hondros Fund. The CHF award honors the work and celebrates the legacy of photojournalist Chris Hondros, who was killed in April 2011... More

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

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