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||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||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||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||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||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||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||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||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||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||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...