Posts Tagged ‘Jim Lo Scalzo’

Representative Blocks News Photog from Photographing Senate Protesters

Posted by on Friday January 13, 2017 | Copyright/Legal

Photographer Jim Lo Scalzo says Representative Louie Gohmert covered his camera when he tried to photograph demonstrators at the Senate confirmation hearings for Jeff Sessions, the nominee for Attorney General. Lo Scalzo, a photographer with European Pressphoto Agency (EPA), was standing near the door where Capitol Police removed the protesters when “all of a sudden... More

Freelancer Astrid Riecken Wins “Eyes of History” Photographer of the Year Honors

Posted by on Monday February 10, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

Astrid Riecken has won Photographer of the Year honors at the 2014 Eyes of History competition, the White House News Photographers Association announced yesterday. The Washington, DC-based freelancer also won first-place prizes in the Feature and Portfolio categories. Win McNamee of Getty Images won Political Photo of the Year for an image of President Barack... More