United States Agency for Global Media


David Burke Awards

The David Burke Distinguished Journalism Awards recognize the courage, integrity, and professionalism of journalists from each of the USAGM networks. The awards are named after the founding chairman, David Burke. To learn more about our distinguished winners, visit our Burke Awards page.



External Awards
Explore more of our award-winning work below.

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Network: VOA

Project: The Mechanism (2022)

Winner: Cristina Caicedo Smit, Victor Castillo, Guadalupe Rincon, Jessica Jerreat, Amy Reifenrath, and Brian Williamson

Presented by: National Headliner Awards

Network: VOA

Project: Mission’s End: War and Withdrawal in Afghanistan (2022)

Winner: Carla Babb, Ayesha Tanzeem, Kane Farabaugh, and Arif Aslan

Presented by: National Headliner Awards

Network: VOA

Project: Shelter on the Line (2022)

Winner: Senior executive producer Euna Lee, producer Lauren Kawana and video editor JP Dobrin

Presented by: New York Festivals International Television and Film Awards

Network: VOA

Project: Breast cancer Awareness: The story of Mahlet Girma (2022)

Winner: Eden Geremew Bekele, VOA Horn of Africa service

Presented by: Gracie Awards

Network: VOA

Project: (2021)

Winner: VOA News Center

Presented by: National Press Club