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|
|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...
|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...
|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...
|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||12 The Morton Frank Award||Best business reporting from abroad in magazines.||Michael Riley, Ashlee Vance with Zoe Schneeweiss||Bloomberg Businessweek||It’s Not Paranoia If They’re Stealing Your Secrets: Inside the Chinese Boom in Corporate Espionage||
This timely, well-written account shows how the unprecedented scale of Chinese corporate espionage and wholesale...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||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||14 The Cornelius Ryan Award||Peter Bergen||Crown Publishing Group||Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden From 9/11 to Abbottabad||
Peter Bergen brings his decades of reporting and insights to bear in this definitive account of the...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...