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||08 The David Kaplan Award||Best TV spot news reporting from abroad.||Anonymous CNN Correspondent and Photojournalist, Tamara Hunt, Tony Maddox, Parisa Khosravi, Deborah Rayner and the CNN International Newsgathering Staff||CNN||Damascus Undercover||
CNN’s harrowing reporting from Damascus represents true bravery in the face of danger. The reporter and crew, unable to...Read more...
|2012||07 The Lowell Thomas Award||Best radio news or interpretation of international affairs.||Brian Reed, Habiba Nosheen, Sebastian Rotella, Ana Arana||WBEZ’s This American Life, ProPublica and Fundacion MEPI||What Happened at Dos Erres||
The judges were riveted as they listened to this compelling and beautifully narrated story of recent events and the...Read more...
|2012||02 The Bob Considine Award||Best newspaper or wire service interpretation of international affairs.||Jeremy Page||The Wall Street Journal||A Murder Shakes China||
In this extraordinary series of articles, Jeremy Page not only connected the dots behind the mysterious...Read more...
|2013||22 Best Commentary||Best commentary on international news in any medium||Martin Wolf||Financial Times||Best commentary on international news in any medium||
Wolf is not afraid to express a sharp point of view, thoroughly backed up with fact. His depth of knowledge on politics,...Read more...
|2013||11 The Thomas Nast Award||Best cartoons on international affairs.||Kevin (KAL) Kallaugher||The Economist and Baltimore Sun||Best cartoons on international affairs||
In a strong year for political cartoons, Kevin Kallaugher’s work...Read more...
|2013||07 The Lowell Thomas Award||Best radio news or interpretation of international affairs.||Leila Fadel||National Public Radio||Egypt: A Tumultuous Year||
Leila Fadel draws listeners in with...Read more...
|2013||06 Feature Photography Award||Feature Photography Award||Marcus Bleasdale||VII for National Geographic||The Last of the Viking Whalers||
Completely original photographic...Read more...
|2013||05 The John Faber Award||Best photographic reporting from abroad in newspapers and wire services.||Jerome Delay||The Associated Press||Central African Republic Unrest||
The highest standards of news photography are displayed in the winner’s work. The images powerfully convey the situation...Read more...
|2013||04 The Olivier Rebbot Award||Best photographic reporting from abroad in magazines and books.||Robert Nickelsberg||Prestel||Afghanistan - A Distant War||
The winner displayed an unparalleled commitment to the story and topic. The depth of his...Read more...
|2013||03 The Robert Capa Gold Medal Award||Best published photographic reporting from abroad requiring exceptional courage and enterprise.||Tyler Hicks||The New York Times||Attack on a Kenyan Mall||
Every frame tells the story of a terrifying and dangerous situation. The photographer is at obvious risk, yet he...Read more...