Top photojournalists share insights about profession at CCLP forum

Photojournalists are leaders in today's newsrooms, according to Pulitzer Prize-winning Los Angeles Times staff photographer Barbara Davidson, a featured guest at the USC Annenberg School of Journalism/Center on Communication Leadership & Policy forum "Through Her Lens: Women & Photojournalism." The January 28 program featured Davidson, along with award-winning photojournalist and documentary photographer Marissa Roth, indigenous multimedia documentarian Pamela Peters, and award-winning photographer and author Lori Shepler. "Back in the day, photographers were really service people in newsrooms. We were seen as the dumb ones who just head for the buffet right away, we dressed sloppily, we weren't very smart. But…

CCLP Brings Together Acclaimed Photojournalists for Next Journalism Forum

USC Annenberg's School of Journalism and the Center on Communication Leadership & Policy present a series of conversations focused on women and leadership in journalism. Hosted by CCLP Director and USC Professor Geoffrey Cowan and moderated by CCLP senior fellow, author and journalist Narda Zacchino, these discussions will explore the opportunities and challenges encountered in digital media, sports journalism, photojournalism and punditry. Our January event features Pulitzer Prize-winning Los Angeles Times staff photographer Barbara Davidson, award-winning photojournalist and documentary photographer Marissa Roth, indigenous multimedia documentarian Pamela Peters, and award-winning photographer and author Lori Shepler. Annenberg Journalism School Director and…

How User-Generated Photography Can Change the World

Institute of Photographic Empowerment co-founders Jim Hubbard and Andrew Lakoff will present their micro-seminar, How User-Generated Photography Can Change the World, through USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism on August 19-20 (times TBA). This seminar will explore how cameras are being used in Los Angeles and around the world as well as discuss relevant issues in the participant photography field. Visit the USC micro-seminar 2010 page for more information. Download the full description of IPE's micro-seminar here….

Applications due for inaugural Kennerly Institute on Photojournalism & Communication Leadership

Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, David Hume Kennerly has teamed with the Center on Communication Leadership & Policy for a unique one-week summer Institute, June 20-25, 2010. Blending an extraordinary hands-on assignment-photography experience with intensive academic inquiry, the Kennerly Institute is tailored for individuals seeking to hone their photojournalistic skills and to become leading-edge visual communicators. Applications are due April 20, 2010. To learn more go to the Kennerly Institute website….