2015 OPC Foundation Scholarship Winners

2015 OPC Foundation Scholarship Winners

RISC founder Sebastian Junger spoke to 2015 OPC Foundation Scholarship winners about the physical and mental dangers of conflict reporting. Photo: Michael Dames

Rukmini Callimachi Wins George Polk Award

Rukmini Callimachi Wins George Polk Award

Congratulations to OPC Board of Governors member Rukmini Callimachi of The New York Times for winning a George Polk Award for international reporting.

'60 Minutes' Correspondent Bob Simon Dies in Car Crash

'60 Minutes' Correspondent Bob Simon Dies in Car Crash

CBS News correspondent Bob Simon died Feb. 11 in a car accident in New York City. He was 73. This photo was taken at the OPC's 2014 Awards Dinner as he accepted the President's Award.

Paul Moakley Tackles Unique Challenges to Cover Ebola for Time Magazine

Paul Moakley Tackles Unique Challenges to Cover Ebola for Time Magazine

OPC Board Governor Paul Moakley and former OPC President Alexis Gelber speak to attendees during a forum on Covering Ebola at the New York University Center for Global Affairs on Feb. 3.

NBC Not-ly News; And That’s the Way It Isn’t…

NBC Not-ly News; And That’s the Way It Isn’t…

Read pointed commentary from Mort Rosenblum on fabrications from Brian Williams, shown in this 2011 photo with Speaker of the House John Boehner. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Covering Ebola

Covering Ebola

Health workers in protective clothing await patients at the Redemption Hospital in Monrovia on Feb. 2. On Feb. 3, the OPC held a forum on covering the epidemic. Photo: John Moore/Getty Images

Al Jazeera Journalist Peter Greste Released

Al Jazeera Journalist Peter Greste Released

Relatives of Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste pose for a photo in Brisbane, Australia after learning that Greste was released after 400 days in an Egyptian prison. Photo: Glenn Hunt/Getty Images

Martin Smith Traces Roots of Terror in 'The Rise of ISIS'

Martin Smith Traces Roots of Terror in 'The Rise of ISIS'

OPC Board of Governors member Martin Smith spoke to attendees after a special screening of the documentary "The Rise of ISIS."

Video: Freelancing Safely, Part II

Video: Freelancing Safely, Part II

OPC President Marcus Mabry talks to attendees during the "How to Freelance Safely, Part II" panel at the Frontline Club in London on Nov. 18.

Freelancing Safely Panel

Freelancing Safely Panel

“What I find so frightening about the freelance environment is that people are just totally on their own,” Judith Matloff, left, with Micah Garen and Vaughan Smith, said during a panel on freelance safety.

Fighting for Free Speech From an Egyptian Prison

Baher Mohammed's message to the world.

On April 29, social media began circulating a handwritten note by Baher Mohamed, one of the Al Jazeera journalists being held on terrorism charges by the Egyptian government. In the text smuggled out of prison, he thanks the worldwide movement agitating for his release and that of his colleagues. Read more...

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Up Close: Martin Wolf

Martin Wolf

Martin Wolf from the Financial Times won the 2013 Best Commentary Award. Here, he discusses his award-winning work in the Up Close video series that features OPC Award winners. Read more...

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Up Close: Jerome Delay

Jerome Delay

Jerome Delay won the 2013 John Faber Award for his work titled "Central African Republic Unrest." Here, he discusses his award-winning work in the Up Close series of videos with OPC Award winners. Read more...

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OPC Celebrates History, Award Winners at 75th Jubilee

With the savvy of the foreign correspondent she once was, Samantha Power sized up the 430 people who gathered April 24 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Manhattan for the Overseas Press Club's 75th Anniversary Awards Dinner and declared them "award winners and icons, living legends and legendary curmudgeons, truth tellers, and trouble makers, one and all." WINNERS | PHOTOS | VIDEOS | KEYNOTE ADDRESS | Read more...

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Up Close: Rukmini Callimachi

Rukmini Callimachi

AP’s Rukmini Callimachi won both the Hal Boyle and Bob Considine awards for her reporting on a trove of al-Qaida documents. Here, she discusses her award-winning work in the first in a series of videos with OPC Award winners. Read more...

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