journalism award

February 28, 2009

Broke without fixers

Jonathan Miller writes about the "secret weapon" of television news on the Channel 4 World News blog. He’s talking about the fixers he’s worked with in the DRC, Zimbabwe, Gaza, Pakistan, Serbia and Sudan. "When fixers deliver," Miller says, "We make good telly," Fixers are all-too-often the unsung heros of our business. They work long […]

February 24, 2009

The Kenji Nagai Award

The Kenji Nagai Award for Journalism was announced at the Burma Media Conference in Chiang Mai, Thailand this week. The Burma Media Association created the award to honour the Japanese video journalist who was killed on the streets of Rangoon by a Burmese soldier during the saffron revolution of September, 2007. The inaugral award goes […]

January 22, 2009

Undercover Zimbabwe film wins award

An undercover film shot in Zimbabwe by Shepherd Yuda, a prison officer, and smuggled out of the country has won the best news programme category in the Broadcast Awards announced last night. The film followed the story of vote rigging during the 2008 election, Zimbabwe: The Stolen Ballots, a world exclusive broken on the […]

November 14, 2007

2007 Kurt Schork Awards in International Journalism

Just in case it had slipped your notice, but tonight the Frontline Club will be hosting the 2007 Kurt Schork Awards in International Journalism, This year’s winners are the late Sahar Al-Haideri, an Iraqi freelance journalist and IWPR trainee who paid the ultimate price for her commitment to journalism – and German freelancer Mario Kaiser […]

October 18, 2007

Mark Forbes wins ASTSS Media Award 2007

  A couple of weeks old maybe, but here’s Mark Forbe’s, who works as a foreign correspondent for The Age, accepting the Australasian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies 2007 Media Award for his reporting from Indonesia, Forbes received the award for his coverage of the Garuda Airlines crash at Yogyakarta Airport in March that killed […]