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|Award Date||Award||Award Recipient(s)||As appeared in/on||Honored for||Narrative|
|2014||01 The Hal Boyle Award||Best newspaper or wire service reporting from abroad.||Adam Nossiter, Nori Onishi, Sheri Fink, Helene Cooper and The New York Times staff||The New York Times||Ebola from the Front Line||
When the world’s attention focused on the devastating spread of Ebola in West Africa, reporters for The New York Times delivered, day after day, foreign correspondence at its best. In a...Read more...
|2014||02 The Bob Considine Award||Best newspaper or wire service interpretation of international affairs.||Sergei Loiko and Carol Williams||Los Angeles Times||Ukraine: A Nation Torn Apart||
The Los Angeles Times coverage of the Ukrainian conflict stood out from the rest for its guts, credibility, originality, depth and sophistication of interpretation, and its engaging...Read more...
|2014||03 The Robert Capa Gold Medal Award||Best published photographic reporting from abroad requiring exceptional courage and enterprise.||Marcus Bleasdale||Human Rights Watch, Foreign Policy and National Geographic Magazine||Central African Republic Inferno||
Marcus Bleasdale viscerally captured the brutal violence in the Central African Republic at a time when the world’s attention was focused on ISIS, Ukraine and other crises. His menacing, unnerving...Read more...
|2014||04 The Olivier Rebbot Award||Best photographic reporting from abroad in magazines and books.||Jerome Sessini||Magnum Photos, TIME and De Standaard||Crime Without Punishment||
Jerome Sessini’s photographs of the wreckage of a Malaysia Airlines jet shot down over eastern Ukraine last year captured imagery that is profoundly elegiac. There is a quiet strength that propels...Read more...
|2014||05 The John Faber Award||Best photographic reporting from abroad in newspapers and wire services.||Bulent Kilic||Agence France Presse||Euromaidan Revolution in Kiev||
Bulent Kilic brings viewers right into Ukraine’s revolution, capturing the chaos of the moment. His work is inspired visual reporting under difficult conditions. Each image can stand alone, and...Read more...
|2014||06 Feature Photography Award||Feature Photography Award||Rodrigo Abd||The Associated Press||Peru's Illegal Gold Mining||
Rodrigo Abd shines a light on an underreported subject, the threat looming for 20...Read more...
|2014||07 The Lowell Thomas Award||Best radio news or interpretation of international affairs.||Marine Olivesi and Aaron Schachter||PRI’s The World||Repercussions of the Arab Spring||
In a series of stories for PRI, Marine Olivesi describes the ordinary people whose lives have been torn apart by extremism around the Middle...Read more...
|2014||08 The David Kaplan Award||Best TV spot news reporting from abroad.||Nick Schifrin, Philip Maravilla and Ben Mulkey||Al Jazeera America||Conflict in Gaza||
The reporting of Nick Shifrin and his crew from Gaza for Al Jazeera...Read more...
|2014||09 The Edward R Murrow Award||Best TV interpretation or documentary on international affairs.||Rachel Boynton and Simon Kilmurry||POV, PBS and American Documentary Inc.||Big Men||
A surprising story that takes the viewer to an unexpected place and introduces unconventional characters. "Big Men’’ unpacks a single oil deal, in the...Read more...
|2014||10 The Ed Cunningham Award||Best magazine reporting from abroad.||Matthieu Aikins and Sebastiano Tomada||Medium / Matter||Whoever Saves a Life||
In the best tradition of wartime storytelling, Aikins’s vivid characters offer a truly fresh window into the Syrian...Read more...