OPC Awards Past Recipients
** The OPC President's Award is an appointed award and is identified in the calendar year it was bestowed.
* award category has been retired
|Year||Award||Award Recipient(s)||As appeared in/on||Honored for||Narrative|
|2012||The President's Award**||Ted Turner||
|2012||22 Best Commentary||Best commentary on international news in any medium||David Ignatius||The Washington Post||Foreign Affairs||
David Ignatius’s insightful writing about the Middle East, informed by his original reporting, was...Read more...
|2012||21 Best Investigative Reporting||Best investigative reporting in any medium on an international story||Michael Forsythe, Shai Oster, Natasha Khan, Dune Lawrence, Ben Richardson, Henry Sanderson||Bloomberg News||Revolution to Riches||
Through painstaking analysis of the families of Xi Jinping and the so-called "Eight Immortals" and ingenious scrutiny of...Read more...
|2012||11 The Thomas Nast Award||Best cartoons on international affairs.||Rob Rogers||Pittsburgh Post-Gazette||
According to his editors, Rob Rogers "enrages" and "infuriates" some readers in Pittsburgh. The OPC...Read more...
|2012||06 Feature Photography Award||Feature Photography Award||Oded Balilty||Associated Press||An Ultra Orthodox Wedding||
Beautiful, painterly pictures that hit all the right visual notes. Great photography executed brilliantly that shows not...Read more...
|2012||05 The John Faber Award||Feature Photography Award||Bernat Armangue||Associated Press||Conflict in Gaza||
A quiet yet devastating portfolio of images that spans the full range of human emotions. The work draws you into the...Read more...
|2012||04 The Olivier Rebbot Award||Best photographic reporting from abroad in magazines and books.||Samuel James||Freelance for Harper’s Magazine||The Water of My Land||
Vibrant and searing images made under difficult conditions. The photographer effectively used full color palette of the...Read more...
|2012||20 Best Multimedia News Presentation||Best use of video, interactive graphics and slideshows to report on international news||Thomas Jennings, Sabrina Shankman, Travis Fox, James Milward, Pietro Gagliano, Ryan Andal, Ashlee Lougheed, Sam Bailey, Andrew Golis Based on reporting by Sebastian Rotella of ProPublica||WGBH/Frontline & Secret Location||“A Perfect Terrorist: David Coleman Headley’s Web of Betrayal”||
This entry’s use of video, documents, photographs and news articles was unlike any other project submitted for this year’...Read more...
|2012||19 The Robert Spiers Benjamin Award||Best reporting in any medium on Latin America||Alberto Arce||Associated Press||Honduras||
One of the most violent countries in the world receives scant media coverage. But Alberto Arce of the Associated Press...Read more...
|2012||18 The Whitman Bassow Award||Best reporting in any medium on international environmental issues||Peter Gwin with photographer Brent Stirton||National Geographic Magazine||Rhino Wars||
We chose to honor the powerful National Geographic piece, Rhino Wars by Peter Gwin, with...Read more...