Competitions


Previous Recipients of the PJD Photojournalist of the Year (Smith Award)

This program provided a prestigious award and honor for the published picture selected as the best by a PSA member during the previous calendar year. This award was known as the "Ollie Fife Award" in honor of the late Ollie Fife, FPSA, of Alexandria, VA. The program was discontinued in 2012.

2009 Sammy Somekh, APSA, PPSA
2008 Randy Carr
2007 Wolfgang Schweden
2006 Phyllis Picardi
2005 Karl Leck
2004 Gunther Riehle
2003 Roger E. Schuettke
2002 Lynn Maniscalco, FPSA, EPSA
2001 Luc DeQuick, EPSA
2000 Salem Al-Marri
1999 Jocelyn Laporte
1998 Raymond Le Berre
1997 no award
1996 Erich Sust
1995 Yeo Boon-Khee
1994 N. Despres
1993 David Kadlubowski
1992 Karl Leck
1991 Gene Berndt
1990 Harry Reim
1989 Luc Ave
1988 Eduardo Gomez Pozo
1987 Yeo Boon-Khee
1986 John Hoffman
1985 Gerardus van Mol
1984 John Hoffman
1983 Elsie V. Westmark
1982 Volker Reister
1981 Tim Caldwell
1980 Val Cuillo
1979 Pedro Luis Raota
1978 Yeo Boon-Khee
1977 Antonio Lopez
1976 Robert Demetry
1975 W.G. Thornton
1974 Bill Cooper
1973 Thomas G. Wyatt
1972 William Edwin Booth