We are glad to unveil the jury members of the second international contest for professional press photographers News Photo Awards. A Changing World. Twelve experts, representing the world’s leading mass media outlets and who are renowned specialists in photo journalism, will assess the works of the contestants.
And here are the jury members:
The photo contest’s international jury is led by Grigory Dukor, the jury’s chair, who heads the Photo and Video Service at the TASS Russian News Agency. “We have put together a team of professionals, representing the world’s leading mass media outlets. These are people who not only have an enormous grasp of the trends of today’s photo journalism, but also set these trends themselves. Their deep and comprehensive view on topical issues for this sphere, their artistic taste and ability to see history in each image guarantee a true, unbiased assessment based on years of practical experience,” he said.
One of the jury members, Global Photo Director at AFP Marielle Eudes, stressed that the photo contest places a key emphasis on the essential role of high-quality press photography reporting. Explaining her motivation to join the News Photo Awards team, she said: “Since I was 20, I’ve been always interested in Russia, along with journalism and photography. They really resonate in my heart. This contest is in sync with those things, which are pivotal for me.”
The online vote by the jury to select the best entries will be held along the platform of the contest’s official website.
Joining the contest is free of charge and any professional press photographers working for or collaborating with the media can take part in it. Applications for the contest are being accepted until December 24, 2021. The winners will be announced in March 2022.