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||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...
|2013||The President's Award**||Tom Brokaw||NBC||Lifetime achievement||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||The President's Award**||Ted Turner||
|2013||13 The Malcom Forbes Award||Best business reporting from abroad in newspapers or wire services.||Steve Stecklow, Babak Dehghanpisheh, Yeganeh Torbati and Reuters staff||Reuters||Assets of the Ayatollah||
The judges were impressed by Reuters’ ability to piece together how Iran’s top religious cleric, Supreme Leader Ayatollah...Read more...
|2013||19 The Robert Spiers Benjamin Award||Best reporting in any medium on Latin America||Simon Romero||The New York Times||Latin America’s New Paths||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||09 The Edward R Murrow Award||Best TV interpretation or documentary on international affairs.||Scott Pelley, Jeff Fager, Bill Owens, Henry Schuster||CBS News – 60 Minutes||Killing Bin Laden||
Since the 9/11 attacks on the United States, the hunt for Osama bin Laden has been central to the battle against...Read more...
|2012||04 The Olivier Rebbot Award||Best photographic reporting from abroad in magazines and books.||Samuel James||Freelance for Harper’s Magazine||The Water of My Land||
Vibrant and searing images made under difficult conditions. The photographer effectively used full color palette of the...Read more...
|2012||10 The Ed Cunningham Award||Best magazine reporting from abroad.||Russ Rymer with photographer Lynn Johnson||National Geographic Magazine||Vanishing Languages||
“When small communities abandon their languages and switch to English or Spanish, there is a massive disruption in the...Read more...