Tomorrow will be given grand dinner by the Overseas Press Club Awards for their 78th edition winners. The oldest American association for international press gave this year twenty-two awards in honor of significant achievements and journalistic work.
This edition, the association pays tribute to journalists who died during the Syrian conflict. Six awards will also be given to journalists or media.
Among the twenty-two winners, Hannah Dreier (Associated Press) will receive the Hal Boyle Award for her work on Venezuelan institutional and popular struggle. Anand Gopal (The Atlantic) will receive the Ed Cunningham Award, attributed to the best magazine offering coverage of international conflict for its ‘Hell after ISIS‘ report. Ben Taub (The New Yorker) and his report ‘War Crimes in Syria‘ is also among winners.
In photographic sections, four New York Times photographers are awarded: Meredith Kohut is distinguished for his work entitled ‘Inside Venezuela’s Crumbling Mental Hospitals’; Bryan Denton and Sergey Ponomarev win the Robert Capa Gold Metal Awards for their report on Special Iraqi forces and Kurds fighters against the Islamic State ; Daniel Berehulak win the Olivier Rebbott awards for his astonishing photographic report on brutal executions ordered by President Rodrigo Duterte in the Philippines.