Visual literacy student Yusuf Ahmed and DPJ alumni A.M. Ahad and Soham Gupta were among the 10 photographers recognized in Transparency International’s youth photo and writing competition last month. Their photos bested around 500 entries on the theme ‘Illustrate the negative effects that corruption has on your world,’ according to the organizer’s website.
Three of Sailendra Kharel’s images were recognized in the International Money Express (IME)-Global IME Bank Nepal photo contest and exhibition 069 held in July. Kharel’s still image about the local women of the Mustang district of Nepal was named as the Photo of the Year while his still image of a young cyclist watching the
Mohammad Rakibul Hasan’s still image entitled ‘Worker’ won the Best Photo prize in the global category of International Labour Organization (ILO) Youth Employment Programme’s ‘Work4Youth’ contest.
Sun.Star Network Exchange editor-in-chief Ma. Lourdes ‘Nini’ Cabaero, MA Journalism graduate and faculty member, is this year’s recipient of the Sandra Burton-Nieman Fellowship.
VJ Villafranca, DPJ class 2008, has won a slot in the World Press Photo’s 2013 Joop Swart Masterclass. He is the first Filipino photographer to be selected for the annual event, reputably among the most prestigious of its kind.
For his story on Saudi Arabia’s rehabilitation program for former Al-Qaeda recruits, Syed Nazakat (MA Journalism, 2009; ACFJ fellow) has won the International Center for Journalists’ (ICJ) Christiane Amanpour Award for Religion Journalism.
In honor of St. Valentine, photojournalist Sheila Nicolas-Red (DPJ, SY 2006-07) holds an outdoor photo exhibit at Ciudad del Carmen Executive Village multi-purpose Unit, Pasig City from 3 to 6 pm today.
Three days of seclusion. Five journalists. Interviews done purely online.
ACFJ alumni Rajneesh Bhandari and Guna Raj Luitel were among the journalists who took part in New Media Gufa 2012 held at Hotel Mandap, Thamel, Nepal, 7 – 10 September 2012. Bhandari represented Kantipur Television while Luitel, Nagarik Daily.
Rajneesh Bhandari, DMJ alumnus, has been named the International Journalists’ Network (IJN) Journalist of the Month for January.
A photo essay on elderly people by a current student of the Diploma in Photojournalism at the ACFJ has been published on the Al Jazeera website in time for the observance of the United Nations as the Day for the Elderly on October 1.