Awardees & Honorees

Shadha al-Jubori, of Iraq, during her acceptance speech at the 2006 ICFJ Awards Dinner. al-Jubori won the Knight International Journalism Award. The award honors individuals who have done outstanding journalism and have raised the standards of media excellence in their countries.

The Awards


Master of Ceremonies

George Stephanopoulos

Keynote Address

Fareed Zakaria

Founders Award for Excellence

Bob Schieffer

Knight International Journalism Awardees:

Shadha al-Jubori, Iraq
Drago Hedl, Croatia

Paul Klebnikov Prize for Courage in Journalism

Bagila Bukharbayeva, Kazakhstan