Cornelius Ryan Award WinnersThe Cornelius Ryan Award is given for best nonfiction book on international affairs by the Overseas Press Club of America (OPC). To be eligible for this literary award a book must be published in the US or by a US based company or distributed for an American audience during the year prior to that in which the award is given. The winner is chosen in a competition juried by peers from the journalism industry.
Abigail Haworth Overseas Press Club of America awards, Marie Claire
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Contact: Patricia Kranz. In addition to six awards covering the Syrian and Yemen conflicts, there were five awards for outstanding reporting of the global refugee crisis affecting four different continents. Other winners told the stories of refugees fleeing war in Syria and Yemen, a collapsed economy in Venezuela and brutal organized crime violence in Central America. The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting supported three of the winning awards. The OPC Awards will be live-streamed. Detailed information and photographs will be posted on the OPC website on April 18 at www. Contact patricia opcofamerica.
There are presently no open calls for submissions. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to select an award catgory and begin your submission. Material may be the work of an individual, group or staff but must be on one subject or theme. Note each of the photo awards are for individual photographers, not groups. A corporate check coming from a source other than the submitter must clearly indicate which entry it underwrites. Organizations submitting 5 or more entries must pay by check and e-mail a master list of all entries to the OPC office.
Left to right, Mehr Nadeem, A. Read about the February 22, , Scholar Awards Luncheon. Emily Steele, Schweisberg winner in , is seen with her colleague Michael Schmidt and the Pulitzer Prize they won for public service. Based on more than , photos, internal memos and witness statements, Ben's account wove a powerful and heartbreaking story of a government waging war on its own citizens. He spent months poring through the war crimes files to collect evidence of at least 11, victims mutilated, cut, burned, shot, beaten and strangled by the powerful apparatus of the Syrian state. Earlier this year, The Robert F. The subject was the topic of Jonathan's winning essay six years earlier.