Friday the 22nd, the
CPOY and POY held a day of conversations at Reynolds Journalism Institute in Columbia, Missouri with the photographers of the Year from both the CPOY and the POY. College Photographer of the Year, Valdemar Stroe Ren gave a talk and received his prize during the conference.
Director of CPOY, Jackie Bell handed over the prize as College Photographer of the Year to Valdemar Stroe Ren at a reception at Orr Street Studios in Columbia Missouri, Friday the 22nd of April. Photo: Missouri School of Journalism
As College Photographer of the Year, Valdemar Stroe Ren received Nikon equipment and can be looking forward to an internship at National Geographic. Photo: Missouri School of Journalism
Valdemar Stroe Ren was live interviewed by Jacob Moscovitch, a former DMJX exchange student from the University of Missouri during the day of “Conversations with Photographers of the Year”. POY-winners Gabrielle Lurie, Ed Ou and Salwan Georges were also among the guests on stage. Photo: Missouri School of Journalism
Reception of the exhibition showing a selection of this year’s CPOY and POY wining images. Valdemar Stroe Ren, Jesper Houborg and Marius Renner Christensen are all represented at the exhibition, that has been curated by Missouri School of Journalism graduate student Tristen Rouse, also a former DMJX exchange student. Photo: Missouri School of Journalism
College Photographer of the Year Valdemar Stroe Ren, CPOY director Jackie Bell, CPOY runner-up Ethan Swope and Jackie’s daughter Maya Bell forming a human CPOY sign. Photo: Missouri School of Journalism
Valdemat Stroe Ren with a POY t-shirt during his visit at Missouri School of Journalism. Photo: Missouri School of Journalism