WPJA Judge since 2005 - David Burnett is a photojournalist with more than 5 decades of work covering the news, the people, and visual tempo of our age. He is co-founder of Contact Press Images, the New York based photojournalism agency, now entering its 42nd year. In a recent issue of American Photo magazine, Burnett was named one of the "100 Most Important People in Photography." In the spring of 2018, David was awarded the Sprague Award for Lifetime Achievement from the National Press Photographers Association. The May/June 2010 issue of American PHOTO did a 10-page story on David and his unique talent for staying ahead of the times. In July 2011, David worked with Photographers for Hope to create a workshop for homeless news vendors in Glasgow, Scotland.