2014 WORLD PRESS PHOTO CONTEST: NEW SECRETARY AND JURY MEMBERS

David Campbell
David Campbell is the secretary of the 57th photo contest jury. © Peter Fryer

World Press Photo is proud to present the jury members of the 57th photo contest and welcomes David Campbell as the new secretary. This group of internationally recognized professionals in the field of photojournalism and documentary photography will gather in Amsterdam beginning of February next year, headed by jury chair Gary Knight.

Jury chairs specialized categories and new secretary
The jury chairs for the three themed categories Sports, Nature, and People are Kerim Okten, Daniel Beltrá and Jillian Edelstein.

David Campbell has been appointed as the new secretary and follows Daphné Anglès, who successfully acted as secretary of the jury for the past five years. Campbell is an independent writer, researcher, lecturer and producer who analyzes visual storytelling and creates new visual stories. For World Press Photo he delivered the Sem Presser Lecture in 2005 and directed the Multimedia Research Project in 2012-2013 The three specialized chairs and the secretary will work alongside jury chair Gary Knight during the entire 2014 World Press Photo Contest.

The 2014 Photo Jury
1st and 2nd round juries

News & documentary:
Chair: Gary Knight, UK, founder photographer VII Photo Agency
• Zeina Arida, Lebanon, director Arab Image Foundation
• Dimitri Beck, France, editor in chief Polka Magazine
• Adrees Latif, Pakistan/USA, photographer and editor in charge US pictures Reuters
• Daniel Merle, Argentina, picture editor and curator

Sports:
Chair: Kerim Okten, Turkey, chief photographer UK and Ireland European Pressphoto Agency
• Tom Jenkins, UK, sports photographer
• Miriam Marseu, USA, photo editor Sports Illustrated

Nature:
Chair: Daniel Beltrá, Spain/USA, photographer
• Rosamund Kidman Cox, UK, editor
• Awaiting confirmation, name to be confirmed soon

People:
Chair: Jillian Edelstein, UK/South Africa, photographer
• Ruven Afanador, Colombia, photographer
• Awaiting confirmation, name to be confirmed soon

The general jury
The general jury is comprised of the three specialized jury chairs and a new group of judges, overseen by the chair Gary Knight. The second week of judging concludes with the announcement of the winners on 14 February 2014.

Chair: Gary Knight, UK, founder photographer VII Photo Agency

Members:
• Christopher Anderson, Canada/USA , photographer Magnum Photos
• David Guttenfelder, USA, chief Asia photographer The Associated Press
• Hideko Kataoka, Japan, director of photography Newsweek Japan
• Koyo Kouoh, Cameroon, founder and artistic director Raw Material Company
• Susie Linfield, USA, associate professor and director of the cultural reporting and criticism program, New York University

• Daniel Beltrá, Spain/USA, photographer
• Jillian Edelstein, UK/South Africa, photographer
• Kerim Okten, Turkey, chief UK and Ireland photographer European Pressphoto Agency

Secretaries
Secretary for the News and Documentary category and for the second week of judging:
• David Campbell, Australia, independent writer, researcher, lecturer and producer
Secretary for the specialized categories Nature, Portraits and Sports:
• Simon Njami, Cameroon, independent curator, lecturer and art critic

You can find all the biographies of the 2014 Photo Contest jury here: http://www.worldpressphoto.org/2014-photo-contest/meet-the-jury

How to enter the contest
The 2014 World Press Photo Contest will be open for participants to enter their work in the first week of December. The deadline for submissions is 15 January 2014, 23.59 CET. Please visit: http://www.worldpressphoto.org/2014-photo-contest for further details on the contest.

Results
The results of the 2014 World Press Photo Contest will be announced on 14 February 2014. The prize-winning pictures are presented in an exhibition that travels to more than 100 cities in over 45 countries, to start in De Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam, 18 April 2014.

World Press Photo receives support from the Dutch Postcode Lottery and is sponsored worldwide by Canon.

About World Press Photo

World Press Photo organizes the leading international contest in visual journalism. The foundation is committed to supporting and advancing high standards in photojournalism and documentary storytelling worldwide. Its aim is to generate wide public interest in and appreciation for the work of photographers and other visual journalists, and for the free exchange of information. The activities include organizing annual photojournalism and multimedia contests and global exhibition tours. The Academy programs strive to stimulate high-quality visual journalism through educational programs, grants and by creating greater visibility through a variety of publications. World Press Photo is an independent, non-profit organization with its office in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, where it was founded in 1955.

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