Experts Speak About Kidnapping Risks in Remote Places

Experts Speak About Kidnapping Risks in Remote Places

Left to right: Charles Sennott, David Rohde and William Daly spoke about the rising risk of kidnapping in remote places and best practices on how to navigate the aftermath during a May 14 off-the-record panel.

Annual Awards Dinner Opening

Annual Awards Dinner Opening

Guests find their seats in the main hall as Bill Holstein gives opening remarks for the Annual Awards Dinner program.

Photos: 2015 OPC Awards Dinner

Photos: 2015 OPC Awards Dinner

Guests mingle during the before-dinner reception. Please check out our slide show of photos from this year's Annual Awards Dinner. Photo: Ashley Revell.

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

Jérôme 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.

OPC, Media Groups Sign Pact to Boost Safety for Freelance Correspondents

Overseas Press Club of America

Diane Foley, mother of the late freelance reporter James Foley, was guest of honor at a panel discussion to launch “A Call for Global Safety Principles and Practices,” the first industry code of conduct to include media companies and freelancers in an attempt to reduce the risks to those covering hazardous stories. Read more...

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OPC President Marcus Mabry Praises New Safety Standards for International Freelance Journalists

The OPC's participation in the process of formulating and now promulgating the first-ever news industry standards for safety goes to the core of our mission: promoting and building excellence in foreign correspondence. Read more...

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'60 Minutes' Correspondent Bob Simon Dies in Car Crash

Overseas Press Club of America

Bob Simon, a correspondent for CBS News and veteran foreign reporter, died Feb. 11 in a car accident in New York City. Simon, who was 73, won last year’s OPC’s President’s Award. Read more...

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Paul Moakley Tackles Unique Challenges to Cover Ebola for Time Magazine

Overseas Press Club of America

Journalists face a host of increasing dangers when reporting in hostile zones or unfamiliar territory. But the deadly Ebola epidemic in West Africa, one of the biggest stories of 2014, posed unusual challenges for newsrooms and journalists trying to cover the story safely. Read more...

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

Overseas Press Club of America

Brian Williams’ silky smooth -- and slimy -- apology for inserting himself into action in which he did not take part focused hard light on a troubling reality: America has lost a vital connection to the world, its shared daily reliable briefing. Read more...

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