Emilio Morenatti is the 66th POYi Newspaper Photographer of the Year.
Key dates : February 17 – March 7, Judging in Columbia, Mo.*
The POYI 66th winners
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Newspaper Photographer of the Year
First Place, Emilio Morenatti, Associated Press
Second Place, David Guttenfelder, Associated Press
Third Place, Andrea Bruce, The Washington Posti
Award of Excellence, Michael Robinson Chavez, Los Angeles Times
Award of Excellence, Nicole Fruge, San Antonio Express-News
Award of Excellence, Rick Loomis, Los Angeles Times
Magazine Photographer of the Year
First Place, Uriel Sinai, Getty Images
Second Place, Anthony Suau, Freelance / TIME Magazine
Third Place, David Burnett, Contact Press Images
World understanding award
Winner: Jakob Carlsen, Freelance — "UNTOUCHABLES OF ASIA"
Judges' Special Recognition: Dirk-Jan Visser, Le Monde2 / Vrij Nederland / IODonna — "Refugees Zimbabwe"
Judges' Special Recognition: Eugene Richards, Freelance / The New York Times Magazine — "A Procession of Them"
Global vision award
Winner: Balazs Gardi, VII Network — "THIRST"
Judges' Special Recognition: Chua Chin Hon, The Straits Times — "TIME AND TIDE: FIVE YEARS BEHIND THE THREE GORGES DAMN"
Community awareness award
Winner: Matt Eich, Aurora Select/ The Alexia Foundation— "CARRY ME OHIO"
Newspaper photographer of the year :
First Place, Stephen M. Katz, The Virginian-Pilot
Second Place, Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune
Third Place, Kuni Takahashi, Chicago Tribune
Magazine photographer of the year :
First Place, John Moore, Getty Images
Second Place, Tomas van Houtryve, Freelance
Third Place, Moises Saman, Freelance
Winners list 2008
Winners gallery 2008
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