OPC Awards Current Recipients

Congratulations to our awards recipients for this year! Acceptance speech videos of the 2013 winners are available on our Youtube channel.

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Award Date Award Award Recipient(s) As appeared in/on Honored for Narrative
Rukmini Callimachi 2013 01 The Hal Boyle Award Best newspaper or wire service reporting from abroad. Rukmini Callimachi The Associated Press Al-Qaida’s Papers

AP’s Rukmini Callimachi won both the Hal Boyle and Bob Considine awards for her reporting on a trove of al-Qaida documents...

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Rukmini Callimachi 2013 02 The Bob Considine Award Best newspaper or wire service interpretation of international affairs. Rukmini Callimachi The Associated Press Al-Qaida’s Papers

AP’s Rukmini Callimachi won both the Hal Boyle and Bob Considine awards for her reporting on a trove of al-Qaida documents...

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Tyler Hicks 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 continues to photograph multiple scenarios and stays on scene to document the...

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Robert Nickelsberg 2013 04 The Olivier Rebbot Award Best photographic reporting from abroad in magazines and books. Robert Nickelsberg Prestel Afghanistan - A Distant War

The winner displayed an unparalleled commitment to the story and topic. The depth of his years-long reporting shows a unique...

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Jerome Delay 2013 05 The John Faber Award Best photographic reporting from abroad in newspapers and wire services. Jerome Delay The Associated Press Central African Republic Unrest

The highest standards of news photography are displayed in the winner’s work. The images powerfully convey the situation with unflinching directness from this underreported and continuing African...

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Marcus Bleasdale 2013 06 Feature Photography Award Feature Photography Award Marcus Bleasdale VII for National Geographic The Last of the Viking Whalers

Completely original photographic storytelling executed perfectly. The work is...

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Leila Fadel 2013 07 The Lowell Thomas Award Best radio news or interpretation of international affairs. Leila Fadel National Public Radio Egypt: A Tumultuous Year

Leila Fadel draws listeners in with engaging reporting and storytelling from Egypt, capturing the...

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Charlie D’Agata 2013 08 The David Kaplan Award Best TV spot news reporting from abroad. Charlie D’Agata, Patricia Shevlin, Heather Abbott, Randall Joyce, Haithem Moussa, Alex Ortiz CBS Evening News Crackdown in Cairo

Correspondent Charlie D’Agata and producer Randall Joyce risked their lives reporting on what was to become one of the bloodiest and most important weeks in Egypt’s history. They were on the front...

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Clockwise: Ric Esther Bienstock, Felix Golubev and Simcha Jacobovici 2013 09 The Edward R Murrow Award Best TV interpretation or documentary on international affairs. Ric Esther Bienstock, Felix Golubev, Simcha Jacobovici, Sheila Nevins, Nancy Abraham Associated Producers Ltd. for HBO Documentary Films Tales from the Organ Trade

In the finest tradition of Edward R. Murrow, this documentary challenges everything you thought you knew...

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Rowan Jacobsen 2013 10 The Ed Cunningham Award Best magazine reporting from abroad. Rowan Jacobsen Harper’s Magazine The Homeless Herd: An Indian Village Battles an Elephant Invasion

Rowan Jacobsen’s beautifully crafted story about a herd of displaced elephants...

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