World Press Photo has announced today, the jury members of their 58th photo contest. Among this group of internationally recognized professionals in the field of photojournalism and documentary photography, is Donald Weber serving as a chair on the documentary category committee. Jurors will gather in Amsterdam beginning of February 2015, headed by Michele McNally, assistant managing editor of The New York Times. Category chairs are underlined in the list below.

Michele McNally, USA, director of photography and assistant managing editor The New York Times
• Walter Astrada, Argentina, freelance photographer
• Mikko Takkunen, Finland, associate photo editor Time

Donald Weber, Canada, photographer
• Mariella Furrer, Switzerland, photographer
• Munem Wasif, Bangladesh, photographer Agence Vu

Mark Baker, Australia/New Zealand, Southeast Asia photo editor The Associated Press (AP)
• Bob Martin, UK, photographer
• How Hwee Young, Singapore, regional chief photographer China region European Pressphoto Agency (EPA)

Peter-Matthias Gaede, Germany, journalist and consultant executive board member Gruner + Jahr
• Bruno D’Amicis, Italy, photographer
• Christina Mittermeier, Mexico/USA, executive director Sea Legacy

Alessia Glaviano, Italy, senior photo editor Vogue Italia and L’Uomo Vogue
• Laura Pannack, UK, photographer
• Azubuike Nwagbogu, Nigeria, director African Artists’ Foundation

Joining the chairs in the second week to make up the general jury:
• Patrick Baz, France/Lebanon, photo manager for the MENA region Agence France-Presse (AFP)
• Pamela Chen, USA, editorial director Instagram

• Documentary and general jury: David Campbell, Australia, writer, professor and producer
• Specialized categories: Simon Njami, Cameroon, independent curator, lecturer and art critic
• Specialized categories: Maria Mann, USA, director international relations, European Pressphoto Agency (EPA).

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