2019 v09 Photography Competition

The Wedding Photojournalist Association v09 Photography Competition.

Contest Judges

WPJA Judge since 2019 - Cathaleen is an award-winning photojournalist, editor, and the current Director of Photography at the Buffalo News, with broad experience in online media as well as traditional print publications. An active member of the White House News Photographers Association (WHNPA) and the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA). Currently, Cathaleen is Coordinator of... Read more

WPJA Judge since 2009 - David Stephenson is a freelance photojournalist and an Assistant Professor at the University of Kentucky's School of Journalism and Media. After hopscotching to jobs across the country for five years after graduating from WKU, Stephenson returned to his native Lexington and joined the staff of the Herald-Leader in 1997. He then left to join the Kentucky Kernel in... Read more

WPJA Judge since 2007 - Photojournalist 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. Calvert believes that journalists have a duty to shine a light into the deepest recesses of the human experience and provide a mirror for society to examine itself. For her work on sexual assault in... Read more

WPJA Judge since 2004 - Tom Reeseā€™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... Read more