The Robert Capa Gold Medal Award: 'Central African Republic Inferno'

The Robert Capa Gold Medal Award: 'Central African Republic Inferno'

A woman mourns after her sister was shot and killed by Muslims close to her home in Kilo 5, Bangui. Marcus Bleasdale won the 2014 Robert Capa Gold Medal for his work in Central African Republic.

Infographic: The Threat to Journalists Has Become a Vicious Cycle

Infographic: The Threat to Journalists Has Become a Vicious Cycle

This graphic from Dateline magazine by Heather Jones, with reporting by Emily Barone and Jack Linshi, illustrates the rising tide of violence and incarceration against journalists around the world.

Dateline: A Most Violent Year

Dateline: A Most Violent Year

An Islamic State militant just after an air strike. Read Douglas Jehl's "A Most Violent Year" in Dateline magazine on upheaval in 2014. Photo by Bulent Kilic, who won the 2014 John Faber Award.

Dateline: Weighing the Risks

Dateline: Weighing the Risks

In this year's Dateline, Kathy Gannon revisits an attack in Afghanistan that left her seriously injured and her friend, Anja Niedringhaus, dead. Niedringhaus took this photo in Kabul in 2013.

2015 Dateline

2015 Dateline

Omu Fahnbulleh stands over her husband Ibrahim after he fell in an Ebola holding center in Monrovia, Liberia. This photo from John Moore is the citation winner for the Robert Capa Award.

5 THE JOHN FABER AWARD

5 THE JOHN FABER AWARD

Bulent Kilic, winner of this year's John Faber Award, captured turmoil during Ukraine's revolution. Protesters burn as a barricade catches fire during clashes with police in Kiev in February 2014.

4 THE OLIVIER REBBOT AWARD

4 THE OLIVIER REBBOT AWARD

Jerome Sessini photographed the wreckage of a Malaysia Airlines jet shot down over eastern Ukraine last year, winning the 2014 Olivier Rebbot Award for his work.

3 THE ROBERT CAPA GOLD MEDAL AWARD

3 THE ROBERT CAPA GOLD MEDAL AWARD

Marcus Bleasdale viscerally captured brutal violence in the Central African Republic. He won the 2014 Robert Capa Gold Medal Award for his work.

6 FEATURE PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD

6 FEATURE PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD

Rodrigo Abd, winner of this year's Feature Photography Award, shines a light on threats to wildcat gold miners in Peru's Madre de Dios region.

OPC Annual Awards Dinner to Honor Foreign Correspondents Under Threat

OPC Annual Awards Dinner to Honor Foreign Correspondents Under Threat

Our lineup for the OPC Annual Awards Dinner – left to right: Dean Baquet, David Rohde and Deborah Amos. Photos: Todd Heisler, The New York Times and Shannon Taggart.

OPC Board Members Callimachi and Pesta Win Prestigious Journalism Awards

Rukmini Callimachi and Abigail Pesta

We are thrilled to announce that two OPC board members will be recognized for outstanding work. OPC board member and New York Times correspondent Rukmini Callimachi will receive the Marie Colvin Front Page Award for Foreign Correspondence, and OPC second vice president Abigail Pesta will receive two Exceptional Merit in Media awards from the National Women's Political Caucus. Read more...

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Video Memoir: Paris Roundtable with Jim Bittermann, Mort Rosenblum and Alan Riding

Left to right: Jim Bittermann, Mort Rosenblum and Alan Riding

As part of our ongoing interview archive series, the OPC presents a roundtable discussion in Paris with Jim Bittermann, senior European correspondent for CNN since 1996; Mort Rosenblum, a University of Arizona journalism professor formerly with the Associated Press; and retired New York Times cultural correspondent Alan Riding.

Vivienne Walt, who has written for Time magazine since 2003, conducted the interview. Read more...

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Sheila Weller Previews ‘The News Sorority’ at OPC Book Night

OPC board member Emma Daly, left, interviews Sheila Weller, author of "The News

In her new triple biography, “The News Sorority,” Sheila Weller pulls a common thread from the vastly different lives of three female network TV news icons. Though Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric and Christiane Amanpour have divergent backgrounds and careers, Weller binds them together with the common qualities of tenacity and fierce persistence.

She read excerpts and shared behind-the-scenes insights during a Book Night on Wednesday, Oct. 1. Read more...

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Video Memoir: Roy Rowan Reflects on a Storied Career

Overseas Press Club of America

The OPC is recording memories of some of our most venerable members for the club’s archives. In the videos below, OPC Foundation president Bill Holstein interviews former OPC President Roy Rowan, who spent 35 years at Time-Life serving as bureau chief in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Rome, Tokyo, Bonn and Chicago. Read more...

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In Case You Missed It: A Video of OPC's Photojournalism Panel

OPC Photo Award winners and editors last week shared their best practices on international reporting during a panel discusion at the Columbia University School of Journalism. Read more...

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