2018 Photojournalism graduates win national & state Associated Press awards.


Khadejeh Nikouyeh (Greensboro News & Record) won first place Sports Feature Photo in the AP Sports Editors national contest for her photo from the state high school championship game.


Dan Busey (The Decatur Daily, Alabama) won first place in Best Spot News Photo: “Hallelujah!” in the Alabama Associated Press Media Editors contest and second place in Best Sports Feature Photo: “Prayer”



Randolph Community College Photojournalism Alumni Wins SSC and NCPPA Photographer of the Year as well as Sports Photographer of the Year

Children looking out the windows of a yellow school bus.

Randolph Community College photojournalism alumni Jerry Wolford, a photographer at the Greensboro News & Record, won the photographer of the year for the Southern Short Course in Photojournalism, a national photography contest, and was also named the North Carolina Press Photographer Association’s Photographer of the Year and Sport Photographer of the Year during their annual seminar and awards meeting.

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RCC Photojournalism II – Weekly Feature Wins Photo of the Week

A basketball coach leans into a very calm and stoic referee from behind while a second coach in the background yells and points his finger.

 Photo by RCC student Erin Mizelle

Each week the Photojournalism class has to turn in one feature photo, this week Erin decided a sports feature would be her submission from a heated basketball game between Trinity High School and Randleman High School.

Sports Portrait Wins RCC Photo of the Week

Young man chalks up cue stick. Young man prepares to break a rack on the billiards table.

 Photo by RCC student Caleb Smallwood

This Photojournalism I assignment was to photograph a series of two unique portraits of an athlete. The image should show them, their sport “props” and their sport’s environmental setting. Caleb choose a young billiards player. 

Read Caleb’s story published in YES! Weekly HERE