The Washington Post’s Photo and Video departments won several awards from The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) in recognition of a range of work including coverage of the war in Ukraine, America’s homicide crisis and the January 6 insurrection.
A full list of Post winners is below. For the complete list of winners, click here.
Still Photojournalism Division
Photojournalist of the Year, Large Market
First – Salwan Georges, The Washington Post
First – Salwan Georges, The Washington Post – first image in this Stamp
Second – Salwan Georges, The Washington Post – lead image for Enduring Images (train)
General News Story
First – Salwan Georges, Cartel Rx: Fentanyl’s deadly surge
First – Matt McClain, The Washington Post, Black women who once hated guns are embracing them as violence rises
Second – Salwan Georges, The Washington Post – Ukraine war
Second – Salwan Georges, The Washington Post, The perilous 1,000-mile journey to save Africa’s endangered black rhinos
Picture Editing Division
First – Dudley Brooks, The Washington Post, Mayfly
Second – Dudley Brooks, The Washington Post, War and Resilience
Third – Olivier Laurent, The Washington Post, After the Fall
Magazine General News Story
First – Chloe Coleman, The Washington Post, On the Front Lines – First Page, Spread 2, Spread 3, Spread 4, Spread 5, Spread 6, Last Page
Second – Chloe Coleman, The Washington Post, What Came Before – First page, Spread 2, Spread 3, Last Page
Magazine Picture Editing Team of The Year
First – The Washington Post
Magazine Picture Editor of The Year
Second – Dudley Brooks, The Washington Post
Newspaper General News Story
Third – Natalia Jiménez, The Washington Post, Homicide
Honorable mention – Oliver Laurent, The Washington Post, The drug trade now flourishing in Afghanistan: Meth
Newspaper Feature Story
Second – Olivier Laurent, The Washington Post, A shrinking lifeline
Newspaper Picture Editing Team of the Year
First – The Washington Post
Newspaper Picture Editor of the Year
Honorable mention – Olivier Laurent, The Washington Post
Digital General News Story
First – Natalia Jiménez, The Washington Post, America’s homicide crisis. Photography by Dustin Franz, Joe Martinez, Maddie McGarvey, Kathleen Flynn, Brandon Dill, Rob Culpepper, Rory Doyle and Andrew Mangum.
Second – Natalia Jiménez, The Washington Post, Across southern Arizona, the full range of migrant border woes
Honorable mention – Natalia Jiménez, The Washington Post, Photographers reflect on the enduring images from January 6. Photography by Matt McClain, Astrid Riecken, Amanda Andrade-Rhoades, Michael S. Williamson, Michael Robinson-Chavez, Bonnie Jo Mount, Bill O’Leary, Amanda Voisard, Ricky Carioti, Evelyn Hockstein, Jabin Botsford, Katherine Frey, Oliver Contreras and Melina Mara.
Digital Feature Story
Third – Natalia Jiménez, The Washington Post, The vunerability of new motherhood, heightened by the pandemic. Photography by Tori Ferenc, Nadiya Nacorda, Michaela Vatcheva, Lianne Milton and Danielle Villasana.
Online Video, Presentation and Innovation
News and Issue – Online Video Team
First – The Washington Post How One Ukranian Teen Survived Russian Occupation, Video journalist and editor: Whitney Shefte; Producer: Sergii Mukaieliants; Translator: Lesia Prokopenko; Senior producer: Jessica Koscielniak
Third – The Washington Post, For one Ukrainian family, a harrowing escape from Mariupol and an uncertain future, Video journalist: Erin Patrick O’Connor; Editor: Whitney Shefte; Producer: Ihor Didukh
Portfolio – Online Video Individual
First – Whitney Shefte, The Washington Post
Portfolio – Online Visual Presentation
First – The Washington Post, Visual Editing by Reem Akkad, Karly Domb Sadof and Monica Ulmanu.
Culture, Sports, and Science – Online Visual Presentation
Third – The Washington Post, “How much gas money it takes to drive across America,” Editing by Karly Domb Sadof and Laura Stevens. Video production and editing by Joy Yi. Photo editing by Haley Hamblin. Design editing by Virginia Singarayar. Design and Development by Emily Wright
Third – The Washington Post, Destroying Maya treasures to build a tourist train, Editing by Matthew Hay Brown, Joseph Moore and Reem Akkad. Filming by Whitney Leaming. Video editing by Alexa Juliana Ard. Design and development by Tucker Harris, Tara McCarty and Shikha Subramaniam. Graphics by Júlia Ledur. Graphics editing by Kate Rabinowitz. Reporting and writing by Kevin Sieff