FPA MEDIA AWARDS

SHORT LIST FPA AWARDS 2022

To find out more #FPAawards22, please head over to our dedicated awards website

Story of the Year by a Full Member of the FPA (Foreign Lang)

Yannis Andritsopoulos

Revealed: In 1986 letters to Greek minister, Boris Johnson denounced UK government for not returning Parthenon Marbles.

Ta Nea, Greece

 

Gabi Biesinger, with Sabine Wachs in Paris

Boat refugees in the English Channel - A small war on the edge of Europe

ARD German Radio, Germany

 

Diana Zimmermann

Poor King Kingdom

ZDF German Television, Germany

ENVIRONMENT Story of the Year

Dan Edge, Jane McMullen, Gesbeen Mohammad, Robin Barnwell

Big Oil vs the World

BBC & Mongoose Pictures

 

Ciara Nugent

New Lithium Mining Technology Could Give Argentina a Sustainable Gold Rush

TIME

 

Jamal Osman, Girish Juneja

The Toxic Cost of Going Green

Unreported World, Channel 4 

TV News Story of the Year

Alex Crawford & Team

Ukraine War - Time running out for Lysychansk

Sky News

 

Yogita Limaye, Imogen Anderson, Sanjay Ganguly

Sexual Crimes

BBC News at Ten

 

Nick Springate, Dave Bull, Orla Guerin & Ahmed Edroughi

Libya’s Forgotten

BBC News

 

Print & Web News Story of the Year 

Joel Gunter

Collecting the Dead in Bucha

BBC News

 

Andrew North, Paula Bronstein

Afghanistan nightmare: a humanitarian crisis that threatens to dwarf all others

Nikkei Asia

 

Billy Perrigo

Inside Facebook’s African Sweatshop

TIME

Radio/Podcast of the Year

Alex Barker, Patricia Nilsson

Hot Money: porn, power and profit podcast

Financial Times

 

Katie Gunning, Paul Caruana Galizia

Londongrad: How the Lebedevs partied their way to power

Tortoise Media

 

Tim Whewell

The Accordian Wars of Lesotho 

Assignment, BBC World Service

 

Travel/Tourism Story of the Year

Josh Glancy

How the Falkland Islands became one of the world's most affluent places

The Sunday Times Magazine

 

Ahmed Madi, Florence Phillips, Haim Litain

The Listening Post - Destination Damascus 

Al Jazeera English

 

Samanth Subramanian

The lost Jews of Nigeria

Guardian Long Read

                        

Financial/Economic Story of the Year

Sophie Elmhirst

Super-prime mover: Britain's most successful estate agent

Guardian Long Read

 

Andy Verity, Sarah Bowen

The Lowball Tapes

BBC Radio 4

 

Isobel Yeung, Belle Cushing

Undercover in Guyana

VICE News

 

TV Documentary/Feature Story of the Year

Fergal Keane, Alice Doyard

I call him by his name

BBC Our World

 

Richard Bilton, Hannah O’Grady & Team

Panorama's investigation into British Special Forces killings in Afghanistan

BBC Panorama

 

Al Jazeera I-Unit

The Truth Illusion

Al Jazeera

 

 

Arts & Culture Story of the Year

Stuart McGurk

We're going to disrupt - a year inside GB News

New Statesman

 

Neil Munshi

In 'Touriste', heroic Russians save the Central African Republic. The truth is even stranger

Financial Times

 

Arthur Nazaryan, Mike Shum, Reem Haddad, Poh Si Teng, Fiona Lawson-Baker

Witness - My Eternal Art 

DEC8 Productions for Al Jazeera English

 

Thomson Foundation Young Journalist

Carlos Raúl Kestler Molina, Guatemala

 Journalist, Prensa Libre / Guatevisión

  1. Broken connectivity: Episode 1

  2. Broken connectivity: Episode 2

  3. Broken connectivity: Episode 3

 

Yashraj Sharma, India

Freelance reporter, Guardian/NBC

  1. Families want a son at any cost.

  2. Instagram has largely replaced Tik Tok in India

  3. Across the border from Myanmar, some avoid the fight while others sign up for it.

 

Jyoti Yadav, India

Senior Correspondent, The Print

  1. Gangraped in teens, visiting courts as grandmothers

  2. A rape forgotten.

  3.  Long wait for nursing dream.

 

SCIENCE Story of the Year

Simar Bajaj

Pig to human heart transplants are the future. Are we ready for it? 

The Guardian

 

BBC News Arabic Investigations Team & BBC World Service

Beauty's Ugly Truth

BBC News

 

Imogen West-Knights

The queen of crime-solving,

The Guardian

 

 

Journalist of the Year

To be named on the night

The FPA's External Judges for our 2022 edition #FPAawards22:

L-R:

MICHAEL CRICK was a founder member of Channel 4 News, where he worked as Foreign Correspondent from Washington (1988-90) and Political Correspondent (2011-19). At the BBC he was a reporter for Panorama and Political Editor for Newsnight (2007-11). Crick's books include biographies of Arthur Scargill, Jeffrey Archer, Michael Heseltine, Sir Alex Ferguson and, most recently, Nigel Farage. He has won the Royal Television Society [RTS] awards in 1989 and 2002, and was the RTS Specialist Journalist of the Year in both 2014 and 2018.  Also in 2018, Crick was given the Charles Wheeler/British Journalism Review award for Outstanding Contribution to Broadcast Journalism. 

STRYKER MCGUIRE is an Anglo-American journalist living in London. He spent 30 years at Newsweek, where he was a correspondent, bureau chief, senior editor and chief of correspondents. He ran the London bureau from 1996 until he retired from the magazine in 2008. In 2000 he won the FPA's Best Foreign Reporting Award. In 2010, Stryker was retained by the London School of Economics to create a magazine, LSE Research, that highlighted the work of university academics. In 2011, he became a senior editor at Bloomberg Markets magazine; he retired last year. He continues to write occasionally for The Washington Post, The New European and other publications.

 

MEGHA MOHANis the BBC World Service's first global gender and identity correspondent. She covers issues concerning race and ethnicity, women's rights and LGBT communities for the BBC's 41 language services. She has travelled to and reported from six continents and secured exclusive interviews with Finland's all-women coalition government and Samoa's first woman Prime Minister. Megha is a deployment journalist who files longform original features for BBC World TV, radio, online and social media

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Chair of the Judges:

Alessandro Allocca - La Repubblica/Londra Italia (Italy)

(previous winner of the FPA Best Story on Britain in 2020)

 

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Previous Winners of the Journalist of the Year Award:

2021 Robert Moore, ITV News

2020 Maria Ressa, Rappler

2019 Namak Koshnaw, BBC Arabic

2018 Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, Reuters

2017 Daniel Taylor, The Guardian

2016 Marcel Mettelsiefen, Channel 4

2015 Martin Chulov, The Guardian

2014 Ed Caesar, New Yorker 

2013 Anthony Loyd, The Times

2012 Paul Wood, BBC 

Special posthumous award to Marie Colvin, Sunday Times

2011 Nick Davies, The Guardian

2010 Anthony Thomas, Mentorn & HBO and Saeed Kamali Dehghan, The Guardian

2009 Martin Hickman, The Independent

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

In previous years, our Guests of Honour and Keynote Speakers have included:

- Hon Fabien Picardo, Chief Minister of Gibraltar

- Senator Mario Monti, Former Prime Minister of Italy 

- HM Queen Rania Al-Abdullah of Jordan 

- HRH the Prince of Wales

- HM King Felipe VI of Spain 

- Prime Minister Boris Johnson (when Mayor of London)

- Rt Hon Carwyn Jones, former First Minister of Wales

- Christophe Deloire, Secretary General of RSF

  (Reporters Without Borders)

- three former British Foreign Secretaries 

- the former US Ambassador Matthew Barzun 

- Sir Venki Ramakrishnan, Nobel Prize Winner and first ever Indian President of the Royal Society.

HM Queen Rania of Jordan is, to date, the only-ever recipient of the FPA Humanitarian of the Year Award, which she received in 2016 (see here).

 

Every year, the guest list for the Awards is made up of around 350-400 influential members of the British and International media, UK politicians, business leaders, foreign government representatives and other leading opinion makers.

@FPALondon

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