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epa Photographer Jim Lo Scalzo Wins Four WHNPA Awards

Multiple winner: epa's Washington-based photographer, Jim Lo Scalzo, has won First Prize in multimedia at the White House News Photographers Association Contest and three other prestigious prizes in the stills category.

 

Frankfurt, 13 February 2014

 

The White House News Photographers Association awarded Jim Lo Scalzo First Prize in Linear Storytelling for his outstanding multimedia video 'Iowa's County Fair'.

 

Jim also won an Award of Excellence in the Feature section, as well as Third prize in Pictorial, and another Third prize in Picture Story Feature.

 

Lo Scalzo, who worked at the US News & World Report before joining epa european pressphoto agency, has made a name for innovative, out-of-the box imagery with a strong appeal and message. Generally covering the White House and other news items for epa, Lo Scalzo’s heart is in telling stories such as his recent photo essay 'Welcome to Watchington'.

 

epa's editor in chief, Hannah Hess, commented: "We are very proud of having Jim on board. His distinct style, talent and creativity in capturing social issues, American culture and politics, is outstanding."

 

 

About epa: epa was founded by seven major Western European photo agencies and officially started on January 1, 1985. The vision of the founders was driven by the demand for an independent quality world picture service originally designed for the needs of the European media market. In 2003, epa took a second step forward and went global. Today's epa picture service is based both on the broad network of epa's staff photographers all over the world and on the daily production of its member agencies, which are all market leaders in their respective countries. epa photos have been awarded prestigious prizes in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa.

 

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