The shortlist for the Frontline Club Awards has been selected from nominations put forward by Frontline Club members, which included some excellent work from the past year in three categories: Broadcast, Photojournalism and Print. Five nominees, not listed here, are also being considered for the Frontline Club Tribute Award for their contribution to journalism and lifetime achievements.
The shortlist for the Frontline Club Awards is as follows:
Colombia: caught in the crossfire by Romeo Langlois for France 24
The horror in Homs by “Mani” for Channel 4 News
Homs: Journey into Hell by Fred Scott and Paul Wood for BBC Panorama
The Price of Gold by Robin Hammond
Afghanistan: moment Private Stephen Bainbridge stepped on an IED by Jason P. Howe in The Telegraph
18 days with Syrian Rebels by Goran Tomasevic for Reuters
Inside Syria: rebels and regime trapped in a cycle of destruction by Ghaith Abdul-Ahad in The Guardian
Computer files link TV dirty tricks to favourite for Mexico presidency by Jo Tuckman in The Guardian
Final dispatch from Homs, the battered city by Marie Colvin in The Sunday Times
The Frontline Club Awards for excellence in journalism aim to recognise journalistic integrity, courage and independence of spirit, and include the work of freelances. Now that the final shortlist has been decided, the judges for the Frontline Club Awards have a difficult task ahead of them. The panel of judges includes:
Jon Lee Anderson, Jeremy Bowen, Patrick Cockburn, Carlotta Gall, Gary Knight, Allan Little, Seamus Murphy and Vaughan Smith.
The Frontline Club Awards will be presented by Jon Snow at the Frontline Club on 25th October. More information on how to book to attend the Awards can be found here.
The Frontline Club Awards 2012 are sponsored by Vodafone and Canon.