United States Agency for Global Media

2017 Winners

The VOA Middle East Correspondent spent more than five months, starting mid-October 2016, documenting the drive by coalition forces to retake the city of Mosul from the Islamic State militants.

The Cuba native and TV Martí multimedia journalist is recognized for documenting the difficult and dangerous immigration routes that many Cuban migrants took in their attempt to reach the U.S.

Since being refused accreditation for Tashkent Bureau journalists in 2005, Radio Ozodlik has harnessed new technology and innovation to turn one of the world’s most notoriously closed societies inside out.

An Alhurra-Iraq team of one correspondent and two cameramen was recognized for taking extreme risks to accurately and objectively report on Iraq’s deepening ISIS catastrophe.

Three reporters from RFA’s Korean Service investigated North Korea’s overseas labor throughout the world including Poland, Tanzania and Cambodia among other countries.