Tag: photojournalism

Pultizer-winning pointers

Lecturer Greg Marinovich leads a walkabout with his advanced photojournalism class, giving the students the opportunity to learn more about street photography from the Pulitzer Prize winner. The intensive course is designed to give students the skills necessary to produce professional quality work meeting publication standards, with emphasis on storytelling in the visual medium. Weekly… Read More

COM student “photographs loss” in his native Nepal

Document absence: This was Pankaj Khadka’s (’16) challenge as a photojournalist in Nepal in summer 2015. He was in his home country to report on the impact of mass migration of male teens and adults from their villages for employment. Since the 1990s — a decade that saw an end to Nepal’s monarchy and its… Read More

Scenes from the campaign trail

It’s the height of the general election campaign season and COM students are out in full force, covering President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney as they campaign across the United States. Photos by Peter Smith. Portsmouth, N.H., Sept. 7, 2012 President Barack Obama attended a campaign rally at the Strawberry Bank Museum the… Read More

Where the Mo-Jos (Mobile Journalists) Live

Victoria Price, Brittany Devane, Marie Torto, Professor Susan Walker, Keesa McKoy, Matt Reed, and Justin Bourke at Getty Images center at London Olympics Press Center. Photo courtesy of Keesa McKoy. Ever wonder how 23,000 journalists are able to cover the Olympics, with its scattered venues, enormous crowds and transportation delays? Boston University students visited the… Read More

COM alumnus named a ‘photographer to watch’

Photojournalism alumnus Peter DiCampo (’05) is 1 of 30 “new and emerging photographers to watch,” according to a new feature by Photo District News, the leading photography magazine in the country. From PDN’s profile of DiCampo: DiCampo was attracted to photography by an interest in the exotic. “I assumed I would photograph conflict,” he says…. Read More

BU alumni report on the global phenomenon of forced child marriage

Photographer Stephanie Sinclair and journalist Cynthia Gorney reported on this issue for the June 2011 issue of National Geographic; Sinclair worked with the Pulitzer Center to create a multimedia presentation on the issue that synthesizes her work into a moving call to action. The Pulitzer Center commissioned additional reporting in Nepal on the consequences of… Read More

BU photojournalists win 17 BPPA awards

Boston University students won 17 out of 26 total prizes awarded in the sixth annual Boston Press Photographers Association college photography contest. COM seniors Amy Donnelly and Alessandra Hartkopf led the way with two first prizes each. The contest was judged by The Boston Globe staff photographer Bill Greene; The Patriot Ledger staff photographer Greg… Read More

Photojournalism students sweep Boston contest

Boston University photojournalism students won every award (15 total) in the 2008 Boston Press Photographers Association College Contest. Judges this year included Faith Ninivaggi of the Boston Herald, Bill Greene of the Boston Globe and Bill Sikes of the Associated Press. Visit the Photojournalism Department website to view the winners’ gallery. NEWS First – Nicholas… Read More

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