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The year 2005 marked the inaugural class of the Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame. The idea, developed by William L. "Bill" Miller Sr. became a reality on Oct. 20, 2005, with the opening of a gallery in Washington, MO. The building which housed the gallery was constructed in the mid-1800s near Miller's newspaper, the Washington Missourian. Initially, the Photojournalism Hall of Fame was open with volunteer staff from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sundays. It displayed examples of work and a summary of each inductee's contributions.

The Washington gallery closed Dec. 2014. Plaques and a majority of the pieces held in the Washington gallery were put into archives. A limited display was temporarily setup in a hallway leading to the journalism library in the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute on the campus of the University of Missouri. The display was complete Jan. 2015 and was designed and installed by Shelby Feistner, MPA; David Rees, chair, MU photojournalism faculty; and Hany Hawasly, recent Master’s graduate in photojournalism.
 
Missouri Press Foundation is working to find a permanent location for the Photojournalism Hall of Fame. A fund has been established with the Foundation, but more fundraising will be necessary before a permanent space becomes reality.
 
To help, please contact Melody Bezenek, Missouri Press Foundation director, mbezenek@socket.net
 
A website www.photojournalismhalloffame.org has been created to house the names of past inductees and samples of their work.

Do you know a great photojournalist, with a connection to Missouri, who should be recognized for his or her work? A Photojournalism Hall of Fame nomination form can be downloaded here. The form can be filled electronically or by hand.

 Nominations must be submitted by March 31, 2016.

The Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame endeavors to recognize those people who have made outstanding contributions to Missouri photojournalism, and to provide an exhibit venue to showcase these visual reporting pioneers, and the work of current photojournalist. The nomination process is open and nominees may be living or deceased. Send nominations to:

Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame
c/o Missouri Press Foundation
802 Locust Street • Columbia, MO 65201 
 
 

 

For pictures and bios of the inductees, click on their name.

2015
Dean Curtis
Keith Myers
Larry S. Williams

2014
Sydney Brink
David Hutson
William F. ‘Bill' Kuykendall
Sarah Leen
Bill Marr

 2013
Bob Linder
Geri Migielicz
Jim Miller Jr.

  2012
Lee Battaglia
Wiley Price
Jean Shifrin

 2011
Alan Berner
J.B. (James) Forbes
Cliff Schiappa

 2010
Scott Dine
Bob Foos
Roy Inman
Tim Jaynes

 2009
Bill Eppridge
James A. Finley
Ival Lawhon, Jr.

2008
Townsend Godsey
Bill Hankins
Tim Janicke
Belle Johnson
Fred Waters
Curtis Winchester

2007
W. E. "Bill" Garrett
Jack Hackethorn
Wes Lyle
Joe Wood

2006
Duane Dailey
Keith F. Davis
Gerald R. Massie
Keith McMillan
James L. Miller, Sr.
Joseph H. "Jack" Wally

2005
Bob Briggs
Cliff and Vi Edom
Betty Love
Angus McDougall
Charles Stacey
Arthur Witman
Jack Zehrt





 

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