Knight International Journalism Award Winners

2018

Maria Ressa
Philippines
Founder and Executive Editor, Rappler
Joseph Poliszuk
Venezuela
Editor-in-chief and Co-founder, Armando.info

 

2017

Karam al-Masri
Syria
Photojournalist and Videojournalist
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
Pakistan
Journalist and Filmmaker

 

2016

Aristegui Noticias
Mexico
Miranda Patrucic
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Lead Reporter and Regional Editor, Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP)

 

2015

Priyanka Dubey
India
Freelance Investigative Reporter
Yoani Sánchez
Cuba
Blogger and Founder, 14ymedio.com

 

2014

Alejandra Xanic von Bertrab Wilhelm
Mexico
Freelance
Oluwatoyosi Ogunseye
Nigeria
Editor, Sunday Punch

 

2013

Roman Anin
Russia
Investigative Reporter, Novaya Gazeta
Umar Cheema
Pakistan
Founder, Center for Investigative Reporting

 

2012

Sami Mahdi
Afghanistan
News director, 1TV
Kassim Mohamed
Kenya
Senior correspondent, Star FM

 

2011

Rocío Idalia Gallegos Rodríguez
Sandra Rodríguez Nieto
Mexico
Investigative reporters, El Diario de Juárez
Thet Sambath
Cambodia
Documentary filmmaker
 

2010

Daniela Arbex
Brazil 
Investigative reporter, Tribuna de Minas
Tosca Santoso
Indonesia
Radio news pioneer, KBR68H
 

2009

Cao Junwu
China 
Newspaper reporter, Southern Weekend
Chouchou Namegabe
Democratic Republic of the Congo 
Radio journalist and founder, South Kivu Association of Women Journalists

 

2008

Aliaksei Karol
Belarus 
Editor-in-chief, Novy Chas
Frank Nyakairu
Uganda 
Human rights reporter

 

2007

Wael Abbas
Egypt 
Editor, Misr Digital blog
May Thingyan Hein
Burma 
Investigative reporter
 

2006

Shadha al-Jubori
Iraq
Chief correspondent, BBC Radio
Drago Hedl
Croatia
Editor, Feral Tribune
 

2005

Bambang Harymurti
Indonesia 
Editor-in-chief, Tempo
Marcelo Beraba
Brazil 
Founder and president, Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism (ABRAJI)
Mahjoub Mohamed Salih
Sudan 
Editor and co-founder, Al-Ayam

 

2004

Ali Djerri
Algeria
President and publisher, El Khabar
Paul Radu
Romania
Co-founder, Romanian Center for Investigative Journalism (CRJI)
Paul Klebnikov
Editor, Forbes Russia
(In memoriam) Accepted by Helen Train Klebnikov
 

2003

José António Belo
East Timor
Cameraman, Associated Press Television
Corina Cepoi and the Independent Journalism Center
Moldova
Director
José Rubén Zamora
Guatemala
Editor, El Periódico
 

2002

Mahassen al-Emam
Jordan
Director, Arab Women Media Center
Andrew Kromah
Sierra Leone
Manager and owner, KISS-FM
 

2001

Adam Komers
Czech Republic
News presenter, Vecernik
Geoffrey Nyarota
Zimbabwe
Editor-in-chief, The Daily News
Eugenia Apostol
Philippines
Founder, Pinoy Times
 

2000

African Eye News Service (AENS)
South Africa
Andrei Babitsky
Chechnya
Reporter, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
 

1999

Bharat Dutta Koirala
Nepal
Secretary General, Nepal Press Institute
Helena Luczywo
Poland
Deputy editor-in-chief, Gazeta Wyborcza
 

1998

Anna Zarkova
Bulgaria
Reporter, Trud
Enrique Zileri Gibsón
Peru
CEO, Caretas