CCTV America photojournalists Andrew Smith and Joel Witte have been recognized for excellence by the White House News Photographers Association.
The 90-year-old organization (WHNPA) recognizes outstanding visual journalism by its more than 900 members. Below is their award winning entries for you to watch.
Andrew Smith won awards in the Conflict/Disaster Coverage, News Feature, News Special Reports/Series photography categories. Smith also won in the Day Feature, News Feature, and Long Form categories for editing.
Joel Witte won in the Feature and Lighting photography categories.
1st Place – Conflict Zone Photography
This category recognizes work created in dangerous situations where the photographer has put his or her personal safety at risk.
1st Place – Day Feature Editing & 3rd Place – News Feature Photography
3rd Place – Special Report Series Editing & Award of Excellence – Special Report Series Editing
For stories shot on the road in Nashville, Little Rock and Fort Leonard Wood covering the 2014 midterm elections.
Route 2014-A View of the Midterms
Award of Excellence – Editing
Joel Witte’s award winning work.
2nd Place-Feature Photography
2nd Place – Lighting