POY Asia launches first-ever photo exhibition, ‘Show truth with a camera,’ in Seoul, South Korea

POY Asia, an official program of the prestigious Pictures of the Year International (POY) competition held by the Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism, has concluded its second year of competition. But even after honoring winners from more than 20 countries, the program isn’t finished celebrating excellent photojournalism from Asia-based photographers; the … Continued

Pictures of the Year announces 78th competition winners

The judging of the 78th annual Pictures of the Year International, the oldest and most prestigious photojournalism contest, recently wrapped up with a new group of winners. This year’s contest brought in nearly 40,000 images, along with short films and online storytelling presentations. “The judging of the images and stories in POY this year was … Continued

POY judging event helps visual storyteller on her journey to tell her story of healing

Attending this year’s Picture of the Year judging in February helped POY’s inaugural Rising Star Scholarship recipient Rosem Morton better understand how pictures are organized into stories. “I know it contributed to effective storytelling, especially my own storytelling,” she says. The Rising Star Scholarship is offered to working visual journalists of color with five or … Continued