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
Kevin (KAL) Kallaugher 2013 11 The Thomas Nast Award Best cartoons on international affairs. Kevin (KAL) Kallaugher The Economist and Baltimore Sun Best cartoons on international affairs

In a strong year for political cartoons, Kevin Kallaugher’s work stood out for its clarity, visual élan and mordant humor. From the war in...

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Kerry Dolan 2013 12 The Morton Frank Award Best business reporting from abroad in magazines. Kerry Dolan Forbes Prince of Insecurity

This reexamination by Forbes of one of its “Rich List” constituents unmasked the myth of Prince Alwaleed as the “Buffett of Arabia.”...

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Clockwise: Steve Stecklow, Babak Dehghanpisheh and Yeganeh Torbati 2013 13 The Malcom Forbes Award Best business reporting from abroad in newspapers or wire services. Steve Stecklow, Babak Dehghanpisheh, Yeganeh Torbati and Reuters staff Reuters Assets of the Ayatollah

The judges were impressed by Reuters’ ability to piece together how Iran’s top religious cleric, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, had amassed a financial empire worth $95 billion, rivaling...

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Jonathan Katz 2013 14 The Cornelius Ryan Award Jonathan Katz Palgrave Macmillan The Big Truck That Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster

A riveting first-person account of the Haitian earthquake and the failure of the international relief effort by the former Associated Press bureau chief in Port-au-Prince....

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Adriana Gomez Licon 2013 15 The Madeline Dane Ross Award Best international reporting in the print medium or online showing a concern for the human condition Adriana Gomez Licon The Associated Press Death of a Beauty Queen

Adriana Gomez Licon ventured deep into an area of Mexico where journalists operate under constant risk of attack. Reporting alone, and with considerable initiative, she pieced together details of...

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Clockwise: Habiba Nosheen, Hilke Schellmann, Hemal Trivedi and Dan Sugarman 2013 16 The David A Andelman and Pamela Title Award Best international reporting in the broadcast media showing a concern for the human condition Habiba Nosheen, Hilke Schellmann, Hemal Trivedi and Dan Sugarman WGBH – Frontline, ITVS, Pulitzer Center and H2H Films Outlawed in Pakistan

Outlawed in Pakistan” shows how and why it is nearly impossible for rape victims to get justice in...

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Cam Simpson 2013 17 The Joe and Laurie Dine Award Best international reporting in any medium dealing with human rights Cam Simpson Bloomberg News and Bloomberg Businessweek Tech’s Hidden Price

Bloomberg’s series showed the grim reality of the life of workers who make the shiny Apple phones so coveted by the world’s consumers. The stories by...

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Craig Welch, left, and Steve Ringman 2013 18 The Whitman Bassow Award Best reporting in any medium on international environmental issues Craig Welch and photographer Steve Ringman The Seattle Times Sea Change: The Pacific’s Perilous Turn

The Seattle Time’s five-part examination of carbon’s effects on our oceans represents an extraordinary effort: fresh,...

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Simon Romero 2013 19 The Robert Spiers Benjamin Award Best reporting in any medium on Latin America Simon Romero The New York Times Latin America’s New Paths

Simon Romero’s rich reporting and elegant writing provided readers with...

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Alex Blumberg 2013 20 Best Multimedia News Presentation Best use of video, interactive graphics and slideshows to report on international news Alex Blumberg Planet Money and NPR Visuals, National Public Radio Planet Money Makes a T-Shirt

Planet Money” creators found a way to add an additional layer to its multimedia by not only presenting their findings, but also by...

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