November 9, 2021
San Francisco, California
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
James Edmund Datri, ASMP Chief Executive Officer
Thomas Maddrey, ASMP General Counsel
and Head of National Content & Education
Industry-leading photographer and visual creator trade association the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) announced today an exclusive partnership with the premier photography online publication PetaPixel to bring the latest industry news and opinion to its new weekly show ASMP’s Week in Review, part of the recently launched ASMP Academy.
ASMP’s Week in Review is ASMP’s new weekly show for examining recent and interesting news and commentary that affects photographers and visual content creators of all stripes. Hosted by ASMP’s General Counsel and Head of National Content & Education Thomas Maddrey, each week will find him examining 3 to 5 articles and stories written and developed by the exceptional journalistic team at PetaPixel.
“PetaPixel is the unsurpassed online leader for information and news about photography and the visual industry at large, and its journalists are the best in the business,” said ASMP CEO James Edmund Datri. “We’re excited to partner with PetaPixel to bring to our members this weekly show hosted by Thomas Maddrey that will be a perfect way for busy photographers and students to keep up with the latest industry news and trends in one sitting.”
“This is a win-win-win partnership that brings our industry-leading content to ASMP’s membership ranging from the world’s top photographers to the students just starting out, gives PetaPixel exposure with this important audience further expanding our reach, and serves the industry at large by spreading valuable information across a wider group,” said PetaPixel Editor in Chief Jaron Schneider.
ASMP’s Week in Review joins the other shows at the ASMP Academy, including Focus on the Law, Ask a Pro, and Creative Advocacy, all of which are rolling out in the Fall of 2021. Additionally, the ASMP Academy features exclusive courses, curriculums, and resources that make it the one-stop for all the business, legal, and current information that creatives need to create, build, grow, and protect their businesses and their work.
About ASMP: The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) is the premier trade association for the most respected photographers and content creators across the worlds of media, advertising, photojournalism, portraiture, sports, fashion, entertainment, fine art, video/film, and beyond. ASMP is the leader in providing extensive education and resources to photographers on the best practices to run and grow a business in these fields, promoting the rights of photographers through a comprehensive program of legal and public policy advocacy, connecting member photographers with clients, and producing business publications for photographers that set the industry standards. The organization exists because the work of these visual creators is so important to our economy and our culture. Founded in October of 1944, with a storied history that is an integral and pivotal part of the progression of photography as a profession, industry, and cultural force, ASMP recently celebrated its 75th Anniversary and has over 4,000 members in 22 countries, with 38 chapters.
About PetaPixel: Established in 2009, PetaPixel is the leading independent imaging technology and photography news publication that serves millions of readers a month. Its staff loves photography and wants to see others love it too. Its goal is to inform, educate, and inspire in all things photography-related.