“Toronto, Ontario: Canada’s top photojournalists have been awarded thousands of dollars in prize money at the 10th Annual National Pictures of the Year Awards (NPOY), held May 6th in Toronto, Ontario, by the News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC).
As the nation’s premier photojournalist competition, the NPOY is a testament to the
The NPOY recognizes the excellence of Canada’s outstanding photojournalists whose compelling images collectively represented a spectacular body of work in 2016.
For the second year in a row, Toronto Star photojournalist Melissa Renwick was named 2016’s Photojournalist of the Year taking the $2,000.00 cash award sponsored by The Canadian Press.
The other big winners were Zachary Prong for Photograph of the Year sponsored by SONY and Loyalist College graduate Chris Donovan who was named Student Photographer of the Year sponsored by the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology. Each received a $1000.00 cheque.”
“Nominated as a finalist in four categories at the News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC) 2016 National Pictures of the Year awards ceremony in Toronto Saturday evening,
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““It’s extraordinary for a journalist to receive two
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