Press Releases

Awards Dinner Features Christiane Amanpour, George Stephanopoulos, Outstanding Journalists from Belarus and Uganda

Oct. 14, 2008, Washington, DC--Photo exhibit and silent auction, The Power of Elections, will pay tribute to award-winning photojournalists. Read More...


The Power of Elections: Photo Exhibit Captures Pivotal Campaigns

Sep. 25, 2008, Washington, DC--The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) will preview its photo exhibit called the Power of Elections on Oct. 1 at the Paley Center for Media in New York. The collection includes striking images of political campaigns in more than 15 countries over more than 40 years – all taken by top photojournalists. Read More...


Belarus’ Pioneering Editor and Ugandan Human Rights Reporter Named 2008 Knight International Journalism Award Winners

Jun 03, 2008, Göteborg, Sweden--The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) announced that Belarus editor and free-press champion Aliaksei Karol and Ugandan human rights reporter Frank Nyakairu are the winners of the 2008 Knight International Journalism Award. They will be honored along with Founders Award recipient John F. Burns of The New York Times at the annual ICFJ Awards Dinner at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC, on November 12. Read More...


CNN’s Christiane Amanpour to Present Keynote Speech at International Center for Journalists’ Annual Awards Dinner

Apr. 1, 2008, Washington, DC--At a CNN Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour will give the keynote address at the International Center for Journalists’ Awards Dinner on November 12 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. Veteran foreign correspondent John Burns, the London Bureau Chief for The New York Times, will receive the ICFJ Founders Award for Excellence in Journalism at the event. Read More...