Welcome to our Press Center. Our most recent press releases are listed below in descending chronological order. Click the red arrow in the Downloads box on the right to view our press kits that are available for the media. Under Highlights are a selection of featured videos, which can be embedded on your website.
Posted on 15 February 2013
The international jury of the 56th annual World Press Photo Contest has selected a picture by Paul Hansen of the Swedish daily Dagens Nyheter as the World Press Photo of the Year 2012.
Posted on 11 February 2013
The award-winning photos of the 56th annual World Press Photo Contest will be revealed on Friday 15 February 2013 at 11.00 a.m. CET. Following the announcement, the awarded images will be published in an online gallery on this website.
Posted on 01 February 2013
The international jury of the 2013 World Press Photo Multimedia Contest has awarded prizes in three categories: Online Short, Online Feature and Interactive Documentary.
Posted on 30 January 2013
Winning images to be revealed on 15 February 2013.
Posted on 30 January 2013
World Press Photo invites photojournalists and documentary photographers from Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia to apply for the Reporting Change photo storytelling course.
Posted on 28 January 2013
The winning productions of the third annual contest for multimedia productions will be announced on 1 February 2013 and can be viewed on the World Press Photo website as of 16.00 CET.
Posted on 17 January 2013
The third annual contest for multimedia productions will take place from 26 to 31 January 2013 in Amsterdam. An international, six-member jury of experts chaired by Keith W. Jenkins, will judge the entries. The winners will be announced on 1 February 2013, and can be viewed on the World Press Photo website as of 16.00 CET.
Posted on 10 December 2012
World Press Photo and Human Rights Watch are pleased to announce that the Spanish photographer Fernando Moleres has been awarded the 2012 Tim Hetherington Grant, set up to celebrate the legacy of the photojournalist and filmmaker killed in Libya in 2011. The annual grant of €20,000, intended to support a photographer in completing an existing project on a human rights theme, was given for Moleres’ project entitled “Waiting for an opportunity”.
Posted on 03 December 2012
The 2013 World Press Photo contests are accepting entries as of today. World Press Photo invites all professional visual journalists worldwide to participate in the 56th annual photojournalism contest and 3rd annual multimedia contest.
Posted on 26 November 2012
World Press Photo is proud to present the full list of jury members of the 2013 World Press Photo Contest. This group of 19 internationally recognized professionals in the field of photojournalism and documentary photography will gather in Amsterdam, headed by Gary Knight, from 1 until 15 February 2013.