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Congratulations to our awards recipients for this year! Acceptance speech videos of the 2013 winners are available on our Youtube channel.
|Award Date||Award||Award Recipient(s)||As appeared in/on||Honored for||Narrative|
|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...Read more...
|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.”...Read more...
|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...Read more...
|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....Read more...
|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...Read more...
|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...Read more...
|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...Read more...
|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,...Read more...
|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...Read more...
|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...Read more...