Press releases

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.

TNT extends corporate sponsorship with World Press Photo

TNT has extended its corporate sponsor contract with World Press Photo for another three-year period.

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Participants selected for the 15th Joop Swart Masterclass

Twelve young photographers, selected among 132 candidates, will come together with a group of masters for the 15th annual World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass.

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British photographer Tim Hetherington wins premier award

The international jury of the 51st annual World Press Photo Contest selected a color image by the UK photographer Tim Hetherington as World Press Photo of the Year 2007.

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Royal patron for World Press Photo Foundation

World Press Photo is delighted to announce that His Royal Highness Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands has kindly accepted the invitation to become royal patron of the Amsterdam-based organization.

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Nieuwe leden Bestuur en Raad van Toezicht en Advies World Press Photo (in Dutch)

World Press Photo verwelkomt een nieuw bestuurslid en een nieuw lid tot haar Raad van Toezicht en Advies.

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Koninklijke onderscheiding voor Vincent Mentzel (in Dutch)

Op vrijdag 27 april heeft Vincent Mentzel, fotograaf van NRC Handelsblad en oud-bestuurslid van de Stichting World Press Photo, een Koninklijke onderscheiding ontvangen uit handen van de Burgemeester van Rotterdam.

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