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||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||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||06 Feature Photography Award||Feature Photography Award||Oded Balilty||Associated Press||An Ultra Orthodox Wedding||
Beautiful, painterly pictures that hit all the right visual notes. Great photography executed brilliantly that shows not...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||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||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||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||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...
|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||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...