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||15 The Madeline Dane Ross Award||Best international reporting in the print medium or online showing a concern for the human condition||Adriana Gomez Licon||The Associated Press||Death of a Beauty Queen||
Adriana Gomez Licon ventured deep into an area of Mexico where journalists operate under constant risk of attack....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...
|2013||20 Best Multimedia News Presentation||Best use of video, interactive graphics and slideshows to report on international news||Alex Blumberg||Planet Money and NPR Visuals, National Public Radio||Planet Money Makes a T-Shirt||
“Planet Money” creators found a way to add an additional...Read more...
|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||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...
|2014||The President's Award**||Bob Simon||CBS News||Lifetime Achievement||
Bob Simon, longtime correspondent for CBS News and for...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...
|2013||17 The Joe and Laurie Dine Award||Best international reporting in any medium dealing with human rights||Cam Simpson||Bloomberg News and Bloomberg Businessweek||Tech’s Hidden Price||
Bloomberg’s series showed the grim reality of the life of workers who make the shiny Apple phones so coveted by the world...Read more...
|2013||08 The David Kaplan Award||Best TV spot news reporting from abroad.||Charlie D’Agata, Patricia Shevlin, Heather Abbott, Randall Joyce, Haithem Moussa, Alex Ortiz||CBS Evening News||Crackdown in Cairo||
Correspondent Charlie D’Agata and producer Randall Joyce risked their lives reporting on what was to become one of the...Read more...
|2013||18 The Whitman Bassow Award||Best reporting in any medium on international environmental issues||Craig Welch and photographer Steve Ringman||The Seattle Times||Sea Change: The Pacific’s Perilous Turn||Read more...|