60th POYi Awards Ceremony Returns to Columbia
"Bring It Home" Weekend
For the past decade, the POY awards ceremony has been held in
Washington, D.C. This year we are "bringing it home" to where
it all started 60 years ago. We want to invite you to do just
that this April during a gala "Bring
It Home" weekend saluting the 60th annual Pictures of the
Year awards ceremony in concert with a McDougall Recognition Dinner
and Silent Print Auction fundraising event.
Please mark April 24, 25 and 26 on your calendar and plan to
join us as we celebrate 60 years of POY. [Read
Picture of the Year
Vote for your favorite image from the Pictures of the Year contest.
Twenty photographs were selected by the POYi judges as nominees
for the Public's
Best Picture of the Year Award on MSNBC.com. Votes will be
tallied on April 14 and the photojournalist who captured the winning
image will win a plaque and $1,000.
60th Annual Pictures of the Year International
COLUMBIA, Mo.-Winners of the 60th Annual Pictures of the Year International (POYi) Competition, one of the world's largest and most prestigious photojournalism contests, were announced by the Missouri School of Journalism.
Judges viewed nearly 23,330 photographs, thousands of tearsheets, and more
than a hundred interactive entries submitted by 1,310 newspaper,
magazine, online photographers and editors. A total of 250 awards
were in 44 different categories. A panel of 14 of the world's
leading photographers and editors made the winning selections
during 14 days of judging from Feb. 17 through March 3 on the
MU campus. [Read more...]