OPC Awards Current Recipients

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Signe Wilkinson 2014 11 The Thomas Nast Award Best cartoons on international affairs. Signe Wilkinson Philadelphia Daily News Best cartoons on international affairs

Signe Wilkinson wades into the big story and emerges with fresh ideas, delivering an alternative take on events explored by others. Her...

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Cam Simpson and Jesse Westbrook 2014 12 The Morton Frank Award Best business reporting from abroad in magazines. Cam Simpson and Jesse Westbrook Bloomberg The Hedge Fund and the Despot

Six years after Robert Mugabe brutalized the opposition to win re-election in 2008 as president of Zimbabwe, Bloomberg reporters...

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Stephen Grey 2014 13 The Malcom Forbes Award Best business reporting from abroad in newspapers or wire services. Stephen Grey and Reuters team Reuters Comrade Capitalism

This series of nine stories showed how President Vladimir Putin and his billionaire friends...

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Evan Osnos 2014 14 The Cornelius Ryan Award Evan Osnos Farrar, Straus & Giroux Age of Ambition

A powerful look into the soul of China as its 1.3 billion inhabitants clamor for economic and spiritual success after decades of deprivation. The book is...

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Jason Motlagh and Atish Saha 2014 15 The Madeline Dane Ross Award Best international reporting in the print medium or online showing a concern for the human condition Jason Motlagh and Atish Saha The Virginia Quarterly Review The Ghosts of Rana Plaza

The Madeline Dane Ross Award goes to the best international reporting in the print medium showing a concern for the human condition. That requirement is impossible to quantify – it must be felt....

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Josh Fine and David Scott 2014 16 The David A Andelman and Pamela Title Award Best international reporting in the broadcast media showing a concern for the human condition Josh Fine and David Scott HBO Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel The Price of Glory

The Price of Glory” is enterprise reporting at its best...

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Samuel Black and Anjali Kamat 2014 17 The Joe and Laurie Dine Award Best international reporting in any medium dealing with human rights Samuel Black, Anjali Kamat and the Fault Lines team Al Jazeera America Fault Lines: America’s War Workers

A stunning example of what good journalism can do to expose labor abuses, “America’s...

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Nick Miroff 2014 18 The Whitman Bassow Award Best reporting in any medium on international environmental issues Nick Miroff The Washington Post Pushing South

In five lengthy and deeply reported stories, Nick...

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Tracy Wilkinson, Cindy Carcamo, Kate Linthicum, Don Bartletti and Molly Hennessy 2014 19 The Robert Spiers Benjamin Award Best reporting in any medium on Latin America Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Tracy Wilkinson, Kate Linthicum, Don Bartletti and Cindy Carcamo The Los Angeles Times A Wave of Migrants

The Los Angeles Times’s intrepid team of reporters and photographers gave a rich and complex picture of the surge of unaccompanied minors traveling from Mexico into south Texas, tracing...

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Steve Inskeep and Kainaz Amaria 2014 20 Best Multimedia News Presentation Best use of video, interactive graphics and slideshows to report on international news Steve Inskeep, Kainaz Amaria and NPR staff NPR Borderland

Technically flawless, “Borderland” is a simple idea but brilliant in its approach and execution...

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