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Baltimore Police Death Protest

Baltimore Police Death Protest

A protestor throws a tear gas canister back toward riot police after a 10pm curfew went into effect in the wake of Monday's riots following the funeral for Freddie Gray, Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in Baltimore. (David Goldman / Associated Press)

Sports Photographer of the Year

Al Bello, Getty Images

Photographer of the Year

2016 - Aristide Economopoulos, NJ Advance Media

Sports Picture Story

2016 SPORTS PICTURE STORY CATEGORY WINNERS

1st Place - Andrew Mills, NJ Advance Media – “Repeating Eighth Grade for Athletic Advantage”
2nd Place - Al Bello, Getty Images – “Pan Am Games”
3rd Place - Bryan R. Smith, Independent – “American Pharoah Wins the Triple Crown”
HM - Aristide Economopoulos, NJ Advance Media – “High School Football Teams Prepare for Season”
HM - Mariela Lombard, El Diario La Prensa – “Boxer Miguel Cotto Trains”

News Picture Story

2016 NEWS PICTURE STORY CATEGORY WINNERS

1st David Goldman Associated Press Baltimore Police Death
2nd Stephen Yang Freelance Baltimore Riots
3rd James Keivom Daily News Freddie Gray Funeral Aftermath
HM Todd Maisel Daily News Sad Return to Homeland
HM Todd Maisel Daily News Killer Explosion

Feature Picture Story

2016 FEATURE PICTURE STORY CATEGORY WINNERS

1st Place - Aristide Economopoulos, NJ Advance Media – “Comic-Con”
2nd Place - Aristide Economopoulos, NJ Advance Media – “Seaside Heights Boardwalk at Night”
3rd Place - David Goldman, The Associated Press – “Pope Francis Visits the US”
HM - Aristide Economopoulos, NJ Advance Media – “The High School Prom”
HM - Go Nakamura, Independent – “We Are Marchers”

National / International News

2016 NATIONAL / INTERNATIONAL NEWS CATEGORY WINNERS

1st Place - David Goldman, The Associated Press - “Baltimore Police Death Protest”
2nd Place - James Keivom, Daily News - “Freddie Gray Protests”
3rd Place - James Keivom, Daily News - “Clamenta Pinckney Lies in State at the Capital”
HM - Todd Maisel, Daily News - “Burying a Family”
HM - Joe Marino, Daily News - “B’more: A City on Fire”
Exhibit Award - David Goldman, The Associated Press - “Grandson’s Goodbye to Charleston Shooting Victim”
Exhibit Award - James Keivom, Daily News - “Charleston Church Reopens after Mass Shooting”
Exhibit Award - James Keivom, Daily News - “Funeral of Tywanza Sanders & Susie Jackson”
Exhibit Award - John Taggart, European PressPhoto Agency - “Civil Unrest in Baltimore”
Exhibit Award - Craig Ruttle, Independent - “A Lift Closer to Freedom”

Pope Visits United States

2016 POPE VISITS UNITED STATES CATEGORY WINNERS

1st Place - Robert Deutsch, USA Today – “St. Pats Welcomes the Pope”
2nd Place - Craig Ruttle, Independent for Newsday – “The Light in His Eyes”
3rd Place - AristideEconomopoulos, NJ Advance Media – “Pope Francis in Philadelphia”
HM - Robert Deutsch, USA Today – “Maybe I Like, Maybe I Don’t”
HM - David Goldman, The Associated Press – “Sisters Waiting”
EA - Mary DiBiase Blaich, Independent – “Let Us Remember Together”
EA - Bryan R. Smith, Independent - “A Pope Waves in Harlem”

Sports Feature

2016 SPORTS FEATURE CATEGORY WINNERS

1st Place - Al Bello, Getty Images - Ball in Play”
2nd Place - Andrew Mills, NJ Advance Media - “Interception”
3rd Place - Robert Deutsch, USA Today - “Serena Dominates”
HM - James Keivom, Daily News - “Baltimore Orioles”
HM - Ed Murray, NJ Advance Media “Score!”
EA - Norman Y. Lono, Independent - “Ivanka Swings in High Heels”
EA- Al Bello, Getty Images - “Enter the Giants”
EA - John Taggart, For New York Times - “Take Out”
EA - Rich Schultz, Independent - “beam Me Up”
EA - Robert Deutsch, USA Today - “Winning Glory”
EA - Ed Murray, NJ Advance Media - “Anticipation”

Sports Action

2016 SPORTS ACTION CATEGORY WINNERS

1st Place - John Munson, NJ Advance Media - “Safe at first”
2nd Place - Al Bello, Getty Images - “Uppercut”
3rd Place - Bruce Bennett, Getty Images - “Eyes on the Puck”
HM - Saed A. Hindash, NJ Advance Media - “Goal”
HM - Edward J. Murray, NJ Advance Media - “Bulls Eye”
EA- Thomas A. Ferrara, Newsday - “Face First”
EA - Al Bello, Getty Images - “Rebounds”
EA - Charles Wenzelberg, New York Post - “Take Out”
EA - Bruce Bennett, Getty Images - “Up and Over”
EA - Rich Schultz, Independent - “Knock Out”
EA - Al Bello, Getty Images - “Upside Down”
EA - Al Bello, Getty Images - “Safe at Second”
EA - Craig Ruttle, Independent - “Many Feet to Go”
EA - Charles Wenzelberg, New York Post - “Triple Crown for American Pharoah”
EA - Bryan R. Smith, Independent - “Rizzo and the Fan”

Digital Darkroom

2016 DIGITAL DARKROOM CATEGORY WINNERS

1st Place - Julia Xanthos, Daily News – “Jane’s Carousel”
2nd Place - Patrick Carroll, Daily News (Retired) – “Sandman in the Sky”
3rd Place - Mark Dye, Independent – “The Headache”
HM - Allan Tannenbaum, Polaris Images – “WTC1 from WTC3”
HM - Aristide Economopoulos, NJ Advance Media – “Waterfront”
EA - Patrick Carroll, Daily News (Retired) – “Treasure from the Sea”
EA - Julia Xanthos, Daily News - “Snow in Brooklyn”

Face of New York

2016 FACE OF NEW YORK CATEGORY WINNERS

1st Place - Chad Rachman, New York Post - “Afternoon Delight” 
2nd Place - Todd Maisel, Daily News - “Musical Subway”
3rd Place - Chad Rachman, New York Post - “Nautical Commute”
HM - James Andrew Kelly, Independent - “Caped Commuter”
HM - Gabriella Bass, Independent - “Bless the Animals”
EA - Bruce Cotler, Independent - “Polar Bear Selfie”
EA - Anthony Delmundo, Daily News - “Eva & Addele”
EA - Bryan R. Smith,Indepndent - “Snow Covered Brooklyn Bridge”

Animal

2016 ANIMAL CATEGORY WINNERS

1st Place - Thomas A. Ferrara, Newsday – “The “Princess and the Deep Blue Sea”
2nd Place - Audrey C. Tiernan, Independent / Newsday – “Contemplative Cat”
3rd Place - Ed Murray, NJ Advance Media – “Fire Survivor”
HM - Robert Sciarrino, NJ Advance Media – “Calvin’s Watching”
HM - Audrey C. Tiernan, Independent / Newsday – “Yin and Yan”
EA - Debbie Egan-Chin, Daily News – “Dog Rescued”

Portrait

2016 PORTRAIT CATEGORY WINNERS

1st Place - John C. Williams, Newsday - “House Fire”
2nd Place - Jennifer S. Altman, Independent - “Bel Powley”
3rd Place - Aristide Economopoulos, NJ Advance Media - “Frank Walker Is 105”
HM - Aristide Economopoulos, NJ Advance Media - “Red Prom”
HM - Jennifer S. Altman, Independent - “Hood by Air fashion show and backstage”
EA - Uli Seit, Independent - “Sun Shower”
EA - Uli Seit, Independent - “Crying Child”
EA - Robert Deutsch, USA Today - “Koch”
EA - Uli Seit, Independent - “Homeless”

 

Pictorial

2016 PICTORIAL CATEGORY WINNERS

1st Place - Gary Hershorn, Independent for Corbis - “The Birds”
2nd Place - Andrew Kelly, Independent - “Shadow in the Flag”
3rd Place - Chad Rachman, New York Post - “Ferry in a Blizzard”
HM Craig Ruttle, Independent - “nycuomo”
HM Ed Murray, NJ Advance Media - “Rutgers University Commencement”
Exhibit Award - Todd Maisel, Daily News - “Frozen in Place”
Exhibit Award - David Handschuh, Independent - “Myanmar Backyard”

Spot News

2016 SPOT NEWS CATEGORY WINNERS

1st Place - Todd Maisel, Daily News - “Screams for Help”
2nd Place - Todd Maisel, Daily News - “Homeless Dog and Man Tangle”
3rd Place - Uli Seit, Independent - Newsday - “Gushing Water”
HM - Chad Rachman, New York Post - “East Village Fire”
HM - Stephen Yang - “J’Ouvert Violence”
Exhibit Award - Aristide Economopoulos, NJ Advance Media - “Violence Erupts at Anti-Violence Rally”
Exhibit Award - Mark Dye, Independent - “Multiple Alarm”
Exhibit Award - Todd Maisel, Daily News - “They Thought We Was Dead”
Exhibit Award - John Taggart, for The New York Times - "Untitled"
Exhibit Award - Mark Dye, Independent - “Fire Light”

Feature

2016 FEATURE CATEGORY WINNERS

1st Place - Craig Ruttle, Independent for Newsday - “All American Rush Hour”
2nd Place - Bryan Pace, Independent for Daily News - “Opinions May Differ”
3rd Place - Andrew Kelly, Independent - “Chop-Chop”
HM - Uli Seit, Independent for Newsday - “Cadet”
HM - Anthony Delmundo, Daily News - “Thanksgiving 2015”
EA - Stefan Jeremiah - “Bull Rider”
EA - Gabriella Bass - “Babe Shapiro”
EA - Aristide Economopoulos, NJ Advance Media - “Exhausted At The End”
EA - Anthony Delmundo, Daily News- “Future Veterans”
EA - James Keivom, Daily News - “Ballet program at Dance Theatre of Harlem”

General News

2016 GENERAL NEWS CATEGORY WINNERS

1st Place - James Keivom, Daily News - “Funeral for Detective Joseph Lemm”
2nd Place - Sam Simmonds, Independent - “Charlie Hebdo Vigil In New York”
3rd Place - Aristide Economopoulos, NJ Advance Media - “Jacket Toss”
HM - John Roca, Independent for Newsday - “Hart Broken”
HM - James Keivom, Daily News - “Memorial for Police Officer Randolph Holder”
Exhibit Award - Robert Sabo, Daily News - “A Last Goodbye”
Exhibit Award - Craig Ruttle, Independent for Newsday - “Lines of Duty”
Exhibit Award - Gardiner Anderson, Independent - “Randolph Holder Memorial”
Exhibit Award - Craig Ruttle, Independent - “Marching for Freddie”
Exhibit Award - Robert Sciarrino, NJ Advance Media - “Little American”