Paul Vathis Memorial Photography Portfolio Award

Distinguished Visual Award from the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association FoundationFormerly known as the Distinguished Visual Awards, this award honors the late Pulitzer-Prize winning AP photographer from Pennsylvania. The award recognizes one photographer, across all circulation divisions, whose portfolio entry of published spot news, feature and sports photography shows the strong journalistic instinct, all-purpose skills and dedication that were the hallmarks of Paul Vathis’ 56-year career with the AP.

Entries are to consist of five photographs with at least one spot news photo, one feature photo and one sports photo. Work that has been entered in any other category, including those not listed in entry categories, is acceptable. The contest is open to individual photographers only – no team entries.

Winner of this special award receives a personalized plaque and a cash award.

This award is a category within the Keystone Media Awards.


Congratulations to Christopher Dolan (The Times-Tribune, Scranton), winner of the 2020 Paul Vathis Memorial Photography Portfolio Award!


Past Distinguished Visual Winners

 

Questions?  Email the PNA Foundation or phone (717) 703-3003.