Post-Dispatch photographers earn national acclaim

Our members on the Post-Dispatch photo did astounding work on the front lines of the Ferguson uprising. The National Press Photographers Association honored their work with this outstanding magazine spread.

Time LightBox took this look at what our staff accomplished.

Here was one of the early interviews with UMG vice president David Carson about his work.

Here is the collection of the most compelling pictures from this conflict.

Please click on these links and appreciate what our folks did under duress. This work reminds us all how important photojournalism is to our business and our society.

Unbelievably, some newspapers have moved away from staff photographers to rely on free-lancers or reporters with smart phones. Our unit in Rockford is fighting that very issue at the Register Star.