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||11 The Thomas Nast Award||Best cartoons on international affairs.||Rob Rogers||Pittsburgh Post-Gazette||
According to his editors, Rob Rogers "enrages" and "infuriates" some readers in Pittsburgh. The OPC...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||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||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||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||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||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||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||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||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...