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||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||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...
|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||13 The Malcom Forbes Award||Best business reporting from abroad in newspapers or wire services.||David Barboza||The New York Times||China’s Secret Fortunes||
David Barboza penetrated to the heart of China’s secretive system to provide an intricate and...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||03 The Robert Capa Gold Medal Award||Best published photographic reporting from abroad requiring exceptional courage and enterprise.||Fabio Bucciarelli||Freelance for Agence France-Presse||Battle to Death||
The images from this portfolio put you “in the moment” and have a palatable sense of urgency. There is a consistency to...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...
|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...
|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...