Awards

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2018

Migration Media Awards

IRIN's film "Welcome to Refugee Purgatory on the Hungary Border", by Jaime Alekos, wins first place in the video in English category

Pictures of the Year International competition, Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

IRIN's film "Welcome to Refugee Purgatory on the Hungary Border", by Jaime Alekos, wins an Award of Excellence in the Category for Multimedia News & Issue Reporting Story

One World Media Awards

IRIN special report "We are not the world: Inside the 'perfect storm' of famine" is longlisted for a Popular Features Award.

Kurt Schork Memorial Awards

Regular IRIN contributors Sally Hayden and Tom Westcott are finalists in the 2018 Freelance category, Hayden for her reporting on Sudan and Westcott for her work from Iraq.

2017

UNCA Awards

Former IRIN Asia Editor Jared Ferrie wins a joint silver medal by the United Nations Correspondents Association in the Elizabeth Neuffer Memorial Prize for written media.

Frontline Club Awards

IRIN's investigation "Who pays the hidden price for Congo’s conflict-free minerals?", by Emmanuel Freudenthal, wins a special mention.

Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) Awards

IRIN's film "Why this Indonesian fisherman risked it all", by Florian Kunert, wins an award for Excellence in Video Reporting and our feature "Myanmar says Rohingya rape and abuse allegations “made-up”, despite mounting evidence", by Jared Ferrie, wins an honourable mention for Excellence in Human Rights Reporting.

One World Media Awards

IRIN's film “Who in the world is Millie Wonder?”, by Miranda Grant, is shortlisted for the One World Media Women’s Rights in Africa Award.

Carleton University's most inspiring alumni

IRIN Director Heba Aly is recognised as one of the Faculty of Public Affairs' seventy-five most inspiring alumni, in honour of Carleton University's 75th anniversary.

University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies

IRIN Editor-at-Large Obi Anyadike is awarded the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award.

2016

National Press Photographer's Association (NPPA) Quarterly Multimedia Contest

IRIN’s multimedia feature “Blue Nile – Sudan’s Forgotten Front”, by Amanda Sperber, Ashley Hamer, Alex Pritz, Will Miller, and Ross Martin, wins second place.

Amnesty International Media Award

IRIN’s multimedia feature “Blue Nile – Sudan’s Forgotten Front”, by Amanda Sperber, Ashley Hamer, Alex Pritz, Will Miller, and Ross Martin, is shortlisted.

AidEx Humanitarian and Development Journalism Awards

IRIN's photo feature "Rocky Road: Disabled refugees battle through the Balkans", by Jodi Hilton, is shortlisted for a photojournalism award.

2015

ALNAP 2015 State of the Humanitarian System Photo Competition

IRIN freelancer Eleonora Vio wins for her photo of refugees arriving on a Greek beach.

AidEx Humanitarian and Development Journalism Awards

IRIN is nominated for three AidEx Humanitarian and Development Journalism Awards in the photojournalism and reporting categories.

One World Media Award

IRIN's film “War on Women”, by Dearbhla Glynn, is shortlisted for the One World Media Women’s Rights in Africa Award.

International Labour Organization's 'Reporting Fairly on Labour Migration' media competition

IRIN's article "Are SE Asia’s trafficking kingpins getting off the hook?​", by Mubashar Hasan, is shortlisted in the top 20 entries received.  

United Nations Foundation Global Issues Press Fellowship

IRIN's New York correspondent Philippa Garson is awarded a fellowship.

We are the City - Rising stars 2015

IRIN's Tamara Leigh wins "rising star" in the media & journalism category.