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.

World Press Photo Contest Archive available online

World Press Photo is launching a major new photojournalism resource by publishing its entire contest archive online today.

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Participants selected for 2009 Joop Swart Masterclass

Twelve young photographers, selected from among 179 candidates, have been selected to come together with a group of masters for the 16th annual World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass.

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Anthony Suau (USA) wins premier award

The international jury of the 52nd annual World Press Photo Contest have selected a black-and-white image by American photographer Anthony Suau as World Press Photo of the Year 2008.

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Nationale Postcode Loterij steunt project Twenty Ten (in Dutch)

Free Voice en World Press Photo zijn verheugd met de bijdrage uit de ‘Extra Trekking' van de Nationale Postcode Loterij voor hun project Twenty Ten.

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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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