PNY: Presents the 2010 Political Photo of the Year
It's May and in Washington, D.C. that means awards time for the White House News Photographers Association (WHNPA). This year marked the 89th annual WHNPA "Eyes of History" awards gala. The Eyes of History event honors photojournalists who are covering major news events in Washington and around the globe, along with acknowledging outstanding journalism achievements in Video and New Media categories. "The Eyes of History" contest brings the best images of the President, political leaders, and major domestic and international news stories of the year to be judged by the finest photographers and directors of photography in the business.
For the third year in a row PNY was honored to present the "Political Photo of the Year" award. Tony Gomez, VP of sales and marketing at PNY, presented the award to Alex Wong of Getty Images who captured an image of Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testifying before the Joint Economic Committee at the Capitol on November 19, 2009. In addition to being given his award, Wong was presented with a PNY flash memory product assortment.
Alex Wong/Getty Images
This year's gala was emceed by award-winning journalist, Leon Harris, anchor of Washington D.C.'s ABC7/WJLA-TV.
Photo Courtesy of Marc Ziccardi
To read more and to see all the 2010 Eyes of History winning photos, please visit the WHNPA website.