White House Photographers Awards Given

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(AP) Stephen Crowley of The New York Times was cited as photographer of the year by the White House News Photographers’ Association. Doug Mills of The Associated Press won the Political Photo of the Year award.

Mills was honored for his photo capturing the moment when White House chief of staff Andrew Card told President Bush on Sept. 11 that America was under attack.

Crowley was recognized for a portfolio that included a pictorial essay of the people of Afghanistan and a day in the life of Bush.

In the video category, Travis Fox of washingtonpost.com was recognized both as cameraman and editor of the year, the first time one person has won both prizes. The Washington Post‘s Web site won a number of prizes for its video coverage.

The winning images will be exhibited at the Corcoran Museum of Art in Washington from May 29 until July 29.

For a complete list of winners and their photos, visit the White House News Photographers’ Association Web site at http://www.whnpa.org.

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