About

The Indiana News Photographers Association is dedicated to to serving the need of working photojournalists in the state of Indiana. INPA was founded in 1957 with 30 members. It was chartered by NPPA in 1958, but is no longer chartered by NPPA. It sponsors a monthly clip contest and annual education/contest weekend.

OFFICERS

PRESIDENT
Denny Simmons, Evansville Courier & Press
den4life@yahoo.com

VICE PRESIDENT
Chris Howell, Bloomington Herald-Times
chris@chowell.com

SECRETARY-TREASURER
Tim Bath, The Kokomo Tribune
tim.bath@kokomotribune.com

MONTHLY CLIP CONTEST CHAIR
Michael Caterina, South Bend Tribune
mcaterina@sbtinfo.com

ANNUAL CONTEST CHAIR
VACANT

WEB MASTER
AJ Mast, Independent Photojournalist (Indianapolis)
aj@ajmast.com

PAST PRESIDENTS

  • 1958 – Robert Kadel, Freelance & UPI (Terre Haute)
  • 1959 – Lloyd Walton, Indianapolis Times
  • 1959-1960 – Ben Lawrence, Indianapolis Times
  • 1963-1964 – Ben Lawrence, Indianapolis Times
  • 1965-1966 – Ernie Crisp, WFBM-TV (Indianapolis)
  • 1966-1967 – Joe Young, Indianapolis News
  • 1968-1969 – Dave Brady, WRTV-TV6 (Indianapolis)
  • 1970-1971 – Dave Repp, Freelance
  • 1972-1973 – Chuck Robinson, Associated Press (Indianapolis)
  • 1973-1976 – Jack Parker, WISH-TV8 (Indianapolis)
  • 1977-1978 – Randy West, Corydon Democrat
  • 1983-1984 – Kevin Swank, Evansville Courier
  • 1987-1991 – Bob Sprouls, WRTV-TV6 (Indianapolis)
  • 1992-1993 – Mary Ann Carter, Freelance (Indianapolis)
  • 1994-1995 – Dave Sauls, WRTV-TV6 (Indianapolis)
  • 1995-1997 – Bernie Schmitt, Vincennes Sun-Commercial
  • 1997-1998 – John Garing, WISH-TV8 (Indianapolis)
  • 1999-2001 – David Snodgress, Bloomington Herald-Times
  • 2009-2016 – Matt Detrich, The Indianapolis Star/IU Health
  • 2016-Present – Denny Simmons, Evansville Courier & Press

HISTORICAL INFORMATION

*Amended officially and other wise numerous times, not considered to be current