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||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||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||01 The Hal Boyle Award||Best newspaper or wire service reporting from abroad.||Raja Abdulrahim||Los Angeles Times||Inside Syria||
This vivid and powerful series of reports from inside Syria range from bomb making lessons to kidnapping and government...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...
|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||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||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||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...