Shortlist

See below for the shortlist in each category. The winners were announced at the Awards ceremony on Tuesday 6 June.

International Journalist of the Year
Feature Documentary Award
New Voice Award
Television Documentary Award
Radio Award
Corruption Reporting Award
Print Award
Digital Media Award
News Award
Refugee Reporting Award
Student Award
Women’s Rights in Africa Award
Popular Features Award
Short Film Award
Special Award
International Journalist of the Year

Arwa Damon – CNN International 

Benoit Bringer & Edouard Perrin – Premières Lignes, France 2

Christina Lamb – The Sunday Times

Guillermo Galdos – Channel 4 News 

Ian Pannell – BBC One, BBC News Channel, BBC World News

Jonathan Miller – Channel 4 News

Krishnan Guru-Murthy  – Channel 4 News, Unreported World 

Mark Stone – Sky News

Nicole Johnston – TRT WORLD

Selam Gebrekidan – Reuters

Steve Chao – 101 East, Al Jazeera English 

Ty McCormick – Foreign Policy Magazine 

 

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Feature Documentary Award

Ambulance – Dir: Mohamed Jabaly, Prod: John Arvid Berger | Jabfilm

Dugma: the Button – Dir: Paul S. Refsdal | Medieoperatorene AS

No Man is an Island – Dir: Tim De Keersmaecker | Cassette for Timescapes

Nowhere to Hide – Dir: Zaradasht Ahmed, Prod: Mette Cheng Munthe-Kaas | Ten Thousand Images

A Cambodian Spring – Dir: Chris Kelly | Little Ease Films

The Father, the Son, the Holy Jihad – Dir: Stephane Malterre | CAT & Cie

The Opposition – Dir: Hollie Fifer, Prod: Rebecca Barry, Madeleine Hetherton | Media Stockade and Beacon Films

The Pearl Of Africa – Dir: Jonny von Wallström, Prod: André Wallström | Rough Studios

The Revolution Won’t be Televised – Dir/Prod: Thiaw Rama | Boul Falle images

URMILA: My Memory is My Power – Dir/Prod: Susan Gluth | Gluthfilm, Zero Fiction Film GmbH

When Two Worlds Collide – Dir: Heidi Brandenburg, Mathew Orzel, Prod: Taira Akbar | Yachaywasi Films

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New Voice Award

Bel Trew – The Times, The Daily Beast 

Benjamin Zand – BBC Two, BBC Three  

Didem Tali – The New York Times, National Geographic, Irish Times, Al Jazeera

Hanan Razek – BBC Arabic, BBC World

Jack Losh – VICE News, Roads & Kingdoms, The Telegraph, The Independent on Sunday 

Julia Steers – TIME Magazine, The Christian Science Monitor, Quartz

Lizzie Porter – Al Jazeera, Middle East Eye, News Deeply Women & Girls Hub

Louise Callaghan – The Sunday Times

Maggie Fick – Financial Times

May Jeong – The Intercept, New York Times, London Review of Books, Harper’s 

Sally Hayden – VICE News, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Waad al-Kateab – Channel 4 News 

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Television Documentary Award

Behind the Zero Line – VICE Media

China: Between Clouds and Dreams – River Films for Channel 4

Exodus: Our Journey To Europe – KEO Films for BBC2

Going Hungry in Venezuela – BBC World Service Languages/BBC Our World

Panorama – Undercover: The Refugees Who Make Our Clothes – BBC Northern Ireland

Starving Yemen – BBC Arabic & BBC Our World

The Battle For Mosul – Mongoose Pictures for PBS Frontline & The Guardian

The Forgotten Children – Wild Pictures for ITV

The Traffickers: Dark Side of Adoption – Lightbox for Fusion

The White Helmets – Grain Media & Violet Films for Netflix

Witness: India’s Wushu Warrior Girl – Banyak Films for Al Jazeera English

A Visa for Eritrea, the ‘African North Korea’ – France 24

 

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Radio Award

15 Minutes From Mosul – BBC Radio 5 Live

A Dirty Secret – Unusual Productions for BBC Radio 4

Flight Risk – RTE Radio 1 

Heart and Soul: Nepal’s Living Goddess – BBC World Service

Kids Crossing Borders Alone – The Bureau of Investigative Journalism, Reveal Podcast

Malawi’s Big Charity Secret – BBC World Service & BBC Radio 4

Mexico: The Town that Said, ‘No!’ – BBC Radio Current Affairs – Crossing Continents

Paralympic Overachievers? The Story of Ukraine – BBC World Service 

Sikkim: The First Organic State – Food Radio Project

Syria’s Secret Library – BBC Radio Current Affairs – Crossing Continents

The Forgotten Girls of Dhaka – BBC World Service

Tunes from the Trash – BBC Radio 4

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Corruption Reporting Award

Anti-graft boss firm received NYS millions – The Nation Media Group for The Sunday Nation

Cambodia’s Deadly Politics – 101 East, Al Jazeera English

Congo’s Secret Web of Power – Bloomberg News 

Kenyan Corruption – PBS NewsHour

Kenyan Runners Doping Investigation – France24 

Kindergartens in a web of extortions and corruption – Anticoruptie.md, Center for Investigative Journalism of Moldova

Malaysia: Babies for Sale – 101 East, Al Jazeera English

Panorama: How Rolls-Royce Bribed It’s Way Around The World – BBC One

Revealed: How senior Laos officials cut deals with animal traffickers – The Guardian  

Stealing Paradise – Al Jazeera Investigations, Al Jazeera English

The Traffickers: Fake Pharma – Lightbox for Fusion

Washed Clean: In Cameroon, Kimberley Officials Launder Conflict Diamonds onto World Markets – 100Reporters

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Print Award

Death threats and repressive regimes: the activists fighting for online freedom in Africa – Clair MacDougall | Freelance for Wired UK 

Did we learn the right lessons from Ebola? – Hazel Healy | New Internationalist & On Our Radar

Duterte’s War – Clare Baldwin, Andrew R.C. Marshall, Damir Sagolj and team | Reuters

Facebook, Google and the race to sign up India – Hannah Kuchler | Financial Times, FT Weekend 

How Gujarat’s Maldharis Are Asserting Their Rights Over the Banni Grasslands – Gaurav Madan | Rights and Resources Initiative for The Wire

Jostling for Djibouti – Katrina Manson | Financial Times Magazine

Murder in Burundi – Jessica Hatcher | Freelance for The Guardian 

On The Run – Jacob Kushner, with photographer Jake Naughton | VICE Magazine

Reserved! – Marine Gauthier with photographer Riccardo Pravettoni | Freelance for The Guardian

The Dawn of Kosovo’s Football Nation – James Montague | Freelance for The Bleacher Report 

The Forgotten Shipwreck – Stephen Grey and Amina Ismail | Reuters

The Rebel World Cup: On the road with Kurdistan’s football team – Jack Losh | Freelance for The Guardian: Weekend Magazine

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Digital Media Award

Back in Touch: Love, loss and reconnection in post-Ebola Sierra Leone – On Our Radar & New Internationalist 

Broken Homes – AJLabs

Buried without a name: The untold story of Europe’s drowned migrants – BBC World Service Languages

Can I get some Water? – Die Welt

Future Cities – Future Cities

Home: Aamir – National Theatre, Surround Vision, Room One

Islamic State’s Most Wanted – BBC World Service 

Shame: Sex, Honour, and Violence in an Online World – BBC Arabic

Slumscapes: How residents of the world’s five biggest slums are shaping their futures – Thomson Reuters Foundation

The Big Draw: Selling the Soviet Past – Eurasianet.org & Jumpstart.ge

The Great Land Rush – Financial Times

Trafficked – BBC World Service Languages

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News Award

Barrel bomb baby – ITN for Channel 4 News

Desperate Journeys: Asia Special – Al Jazeera English

Europe’s Migration Tragedy – Sky News

Mexico’s Heroin – BBC News

On The Frontline in Mosul – Sky News

Qayyarah: Liberation from Islamic State – ITN for ITV News

Russia: The Post-truth Revolution – BBC Newsnight for BBC Two

Searching for our Missing Children – The Guardian

The last hospital in the last days of Aleppo – ITN for Channel 4 News 

Venezuela Crisis – Sky News

Yemen’s Forgotten War – ITN for ITV News

 

 

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Refugee Reporting Award

Agadez: Gateway to Exile – France 24

Britain leaves child refugees alone, afraid and abandoned – The Guardian

Dreaming of Denmark – Klassefilm

Exodus: Our Journey To Europe – KEO Films for BBC2

Ghost Boat – Medium

Noor at Mytilini Port – Stinging Hornet Films

The Migration Machine: The Forgotten Shipwreck – Reuters

The Invisible City [Kakuma] – Cassette for Timescapes

The Refugee Diaries – Rogan Productions for BBC3

The world looks away as blood flows in Burundi – The Observer

They have suffered something so terrible, their eyes will always haunt you – The Sunday Times

Unreported World – Exiled: Germany’s Gay Refugees – Quicksilver Media for Channel 4

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Student Award

Bridge to Kobane – Lana Askari | University of Manchester

Chomo – Maayan Arad | National Film and Television School

Fishermen Without a Sea – Lucas Bonetti | University of California, Santa Cruz

Forensic Nurses: Fighting Sex Crimes in South Africa – Simisola Jolaoso | Goldsmiths, University of London

Mothers and children first – Javier Sauras | Columbia University, Graduate School of Journalism

No Friends but the Mountains – Joosung Kwon | University College London

Promised Land – Shahriar Siami | National Film and Television School

The Forgotten Generation: Young People Born with HIV in Malawi – Jennifer Stephens | The George Washington University School of Public Health

Until You Change – Paola Paredes | London College of Communication

Waste – Minmin Wu | University College London

What Makes the Kids of Congo Run? – Daniel Socha | Kent State University

Women in Sink – Iris Zaki | Royal Holloway, University of London

 

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Women's Rights in Africa Award

Chibok Schoolgirls: Proof of Life – CNN International

FGM in Somalia – Sky News

Meet the Tank Girls Taking on Al Shabaab – Foreign Policy Magazine

Modern Slavery: Breaking the Chain – ITN for ITV News

Power Women – BBC World Service Languages

Stealing Innocence in Malawi – BBC Radio Current Affairs

The Village that Cannot Sleep – The Guardian & Foreign Policy Magazine

The Women who Love Boko Haram – Al Jazeera

Unreported World: Sex for Grades – Quicksilver Media for Channel 4

Who in the World is Millie Wonder? – IRIN News 

Witness: Rachel’s HIV Revolution – Al Jazeera English

Zimbabwe’s Rap Queen – VICE

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Popular Features Award

A slave in Scotland: “I fell into a trap – and I couldn’t get out” – Guardian Media Group

Camps to Champs: The Power of Sport for the Displaced – ITN Productions for Olympic Channel

Cyber harassment in Pakistan – The Stream, Al Jazeera English

Fog Catcher – BBC News

Living Shakespeare: Ophelia and India’s women – BBC World Service Language Services with Open University & British Council

Mad Magazines: Underground Comics Come to Egypt – Harper’s Magazine

Stacey on The Frontline: Girls, Guns and ISIS – Insight TWI for BBC3 & BBC1

Syrian architect Marwa al-Sabouni: One woman’s battle to heal her home city of Homs – The Observer New Review

The epic journey of a refugee cat to find its family – The Guardian

Trafficked to Turin: the Nigerian women forced to work as prostitutes in Italy – The Observer New Review

Voices of the Favelas – The Guardian

What’s Up Africa: Africa in Ninety Seconds – BBC Africa & RNW

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Short Film Award

Battalion To My Beat – Dir: Eimi Imanishi | Intagliofilms, LLC

Terror in Central Asia – Dir: Andrew North | Coda Story

Desert Fire – Dir: Sebastien Rabas and Jack Losh | The Guardian & Matter Out of Place

Generations of Romanian girls trafficked into Europe’s sex industry – Dir: Amelia Wong | Thomson Reuters Foundation & The Guardian

Green at What Price – Dir/Prod: Nicola Milne | Thomson Reuters Foundation

Hidden Connections: Climate Change & Child Marriage in Bangladesh – Dir: Liz Mermin | Thomson Reuters Foundation 

On Assignment: China’s One Child Policy –   Correspondent: Debi Edward | ITN for ITV

The Battle for Mosul – Dir: Olivier Sarbil | ITN for Channel 4 News

The Rainmakers of Nganyi – Dir: Stephen McDonald | 3rdfloor

The Raqqa Diaries – Mike Thomson, Greg Smith & John Neal | BBC News

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Special Award

AlHudood – Jordan

Anticoruptie – Moldova

Chequeado – Argentina

Community Media Network – Jordan

Nigerian Tribune – Nigeria

Nuba Reports – Sudan

Pacha Films – Peru

Radio Erena – Eritrea

Tribal News Network – Pakistan

VoxUkraine – Ukraine

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