Winners of v14 announced!
For a heartwarming and inspiring look at the leading edge of our industry, check out the winning images for the recently completed 2018 v14 competition.
They're an exceptional set of photos capturing real life in what is known to be a challenging environment. And we have four exceptional judges to thank for their work. Your judges for the v14 contest were...Mary Calvert
Mary F. Calvert is committed to using photography to effect meaningful social change and is known for producing work on gender-based human rights issues. For her work on sexual assault in the US Military, she is the recipient of numerous honors including the 2017 Guggenheim Fellowship. Calvert has won the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award twice and is a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist in Feature Photography. Read more about Mary Calvert.Tom Reese
Tom Reese’s work as a newspaper and magazine photojournalist has been nominated for Pulitzer Prizes in Breaking News Photography, Feature Photography and Explanatory Reporting during his career at The Seattle Times. Currently he is an independent photographer, editor and teacher in Seattle, Washington. His recent books and projects focus on the complex relationship between humans and the rest of the natural world. Read more about Tom Reese.Jim Gerhz
Jim Gerhz is a freelance journalist who previously worked as a staff photographer for newspapers including the (Worthington) Daily Globe; the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Minneapolis Star Tribune. In 2005, his photo story about a female solder who was critically injured in Iraq was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize in Feature Photography. Read more about Jim Gerhz.Denny Simmons
Denny Simmons is a senior photojournalist and visuals content coach with the Evansville Courier & Press and The Gleaner. In 2008, Simmons was named NPPA's Best of Photojournalism Photographer of the Year, Smaller Markets, and he has been the Indiana Photographer of the Year three times. He currently serves as the Indiana News Photographers Association president. Read more about Denny Simmons.