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||
|2013||The President's Award**||Tom Brokaw||NBC||Lifetime achievement||Read more...|
|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||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...
|2012||17 The Joe and Laurie Dine Award||Best international reporting in any medium dealing with human rights||Sebastian Rotella, Ana Arana, Brian Reed, Habiba Nosheen||ProPublica, Fundacion MEPI and WBEZ’s This American Life||“Massacre, Memory and Justice in Guatemala”||
“Finding Oscar” is a magnificent journalistic collaboration documenting how prosecutors, forensic anthropologists and...Read more...
|2012||16 The David A Andelman and Pamela Title Award||Best international reporting in the broadcast media showing a concern for the human condition||Najibullah Quraishi and Jamie Doran||WGBH Frontline and Clover Films||Opium Brides||
Najibullah Quraishi’s reporting in Opium Brides stood out for its exploration of a dangerous, hidden...Read more...
|2012||15 The Madeline Dane Ross Award||Best international reporting in the print medium or online showing a concern for the human condition||Mark Jenkins with photographer Lynn Johnson||National Geographic Magazine||The Healing Fields||
Mark Jenkins has captured the breadth of human emotions, motivations, and coping mechanisms in his...Read more...