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NOTE: Credits withheld until judging concludes

Photographs are posted without credits until judging is complete. This is to protect the anonymity of entrants across all categories because many images are entered in multiple categories, including the portfolios. Once judging has concluded and POY has verified all winning entries, final results will be announced and full credits with photographers' names and affiliations will be displayed.



  • // Feb. 8 - Feb. 12, 2016

    News Division

    Monday, Feb. 8

    Tuesday, Feb. 9
    General News
    News Picture Story - Newspaper

    Wednesday, Feb. 10
    Portrait Series

    Thursday, Feb. 11
    Spot News
    Issue Reporting Picture Story - Newspaper

    Friday, Feb. 12
    Feature Picture Story - Newspaper
    Photographer of the Year - Newspaper

  • // Feb. 13 - 15, 2016

    Sports Division

    Saturday, Feb. 13
    Sports Feature
    Recreational Sports

    Sunday, Feb. 14
    Sports Action
    Sports Picture Story

    Monday, Feb. 15
    Sports Photographer of the Year

  • // Feb. 17 - Feb. 20, 2016

    Reportage Division

    Wednesday, Feb. 17
    Science & Natural History
    Science & Natural History Picture Story
    Environmental Vision Award

    Thursday, Feb. 18
    News Picture story
    Issue Reporting Picture Story

    Friday, Feb. 19
    Feature Picture Story
    World Understanding Award

    Saturday, Feb. 20
    Community Awareness Award
    Photographer of the Year
    Best Photography Book Award

  • // Feb. 22 - Feb. 26, 2016

    Visual Editing Division

    Monday, Feb. 22
    Multimedia Feature Story
    Online Feature Story Editing

    Tuesday, Feb. 23
    Multimedia News Story
    Multimedia Issue Reporting Story
    Online News & Issue Story Editing

    Wednesday, Feb. 24
    Print Feature Story Editing - Newspaper
    Print News & Issue Story Editing - Newspaper
    Print Feature Story Editing - Magazine
    Print News & Issue Story Editing - Magazine

    Thursday, Feb. 25
    Documentary Journalism
    Visual Editing Portfolio - Newspaper
    Visual Editing Portfolio - Magazine

    Friday, Feb. 26
    Documentary Project of the Year
    Best Publication
    Multimedia Photographer of the Year
    Angus McDougall Overall Excellence in Editing Award