AP captures 7 awards in the Pictures of the Year International competition

March 8, 2012
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The Associated Press has been cited for seven awards in the Pictures of the Year International competition. David Guttenfelder led the way for AP photographers with citations in three categories.

Pictures of the Year International is a program of the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism.

Below, see the list of categories for the five AP honorees who captured seven awards, including Guttenfelder, Matt Dunham, Pavel Rahman, Anja Niedringhaus and Misha Japaridze. In the listing, "HM" refers to Honorable Mention or Award of Excellence, as POYi refers to it.


Feature Single

AP – HM – Pavel Rahman

Impact 2011 - Japan Earthquake

AP – 3rd Place – David Guttenfelder

General News Single

AP – 3rd Place – Matt Dunham

AP – HM – Anja Niedringhaus

Premiere Award - Global Vision Award

AP - Finalist – David Guttenfelder

Premiere Award - Photographer of the Year (freelance/agency)

AP – 2nd Place – David Guttenfelder – portfolio of images

Sports Action Single

AP – HM – Misha Japaridze

A link to all the winners at POYi this year is at http://poyi.org/

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