ASPP Names Editor in Chief of TPP

ASPP Names Editor in Chief of TPP


New York, NY—The American Society of Picture Professionals (ASPP) named Tracy Armstead editor in chief of The Picture Professional. TPP is the organization’s primary publication. Armstead takes the helm beginning with the magazine’s March/April issue.

Tracy Armstead

Armstead will work with ASPP’s national board and its national president, Cecilia de Querol, to help take ASPP’s digital magazine to the next level. She previously worked at the Wall Street Journal as a visual news editor and is currently working as a content producer, with an emphasis in web development and user experience.

In addition, Armstead will be seeking writers and other support in content production. Interested ASPP members should reach out to her if they would like their photography showcased in one of the magazine’s portfolios or if they are interested in writing for The Picture Professional.

The Picture Professional

ASPP has a long-standing commitment to enhancing the art of visual content. The organization’s quarterly magazine, The Picture

TPP, March 2014, Cover © Kirsty Mitchell

Professional, is available in both print and digital editions. It distributes visual works and news relevant to ASPP’s members and the imaging community.

Issues are published at the end of March, June, September and December each year. Its combined circulation is more than 5,000. Each edition is distributed at photo events, educational programs, galleries, labs, equipment shops, art schools and other places where image professionals gather.


The American Society of Picture Professionals, Inc. (ASPP) is a nonprofit 501 (c) (6) corporation. Incorporated in 1969, ASPP creates forums for multi-disciplinary discussions on the ever-evolving photography industry. The association has maintained its balance of members drawn from the whole spectrum of the business, from photo researchers and editors, agency personnel, photographers, licensing managers, archivists and publishers to designers and teachers.

Through its regional chapters, national programs, quarterly magazine and website, ASPP provides an open exchange of information on industry ethics and standards, business practices, and the needs created by new technology and ideas.