Every year, the Association of Foreign Press Correspondents in the United States (AFPC-USA) honors individuals whose contributions throughout their lifetime careers have raised awareness about the importance of protecting press freedom and the role of correspondents on an international scale.
The Club of Foreign Press Correspondents recognizes US-based foreign journalists who publish abroad in radio, TV, online, print, and online foreign media.
2022 FOREIGN PRESS AWARDS
DECEMBER 15, 2022, | NEW YORK CITY
The Association and Club of Foreign Press Correspondents in the USA are pleased to announce that the 2022 FOREIGN PRESS AWARDEES are the next:
Chuck Todd, NBC News Political Director and Moderator of “Meet the Press”
Brad Smith, Microsoft’s Vice Chair and President
Benjamin Hall, FOX News Channel’s State Department Correspondent
AFPC-USA: PROFESSIONAL EXCELLENCE AWARDEES 2022
Michaela Haas, Ph.D. (GERMANY) is an award-winning reporter and author of four non-fiction books. She is a columnist for the Süddeutsche Zeitung and a freelance West Coast correspondent for international media.
Willy Lowry (CANADA) is a Senior US correspondent at The National in Washington, D.C.
Alessandra Corrêa (BRAZIL) is a Contributing Correspondent for the BBC Brazilian Service, part of the BBC World Service, in Washington, D.C.
Kourosh Ziabari (IRAN) is an award-winning journalist from Iran and an Asia Times correspondent. He is the winner of the United Nations Correspondents Association Global Prize for Coverage of Climate Change.
Valeria Massarelli (VENEZUELA) is a journalist at NTN24, an international television news network. She is based in Washington, D.C.
AFPC-USA: SCHOLARSHIP AWARDEES 2022
Segun Olakoyenikan (NIGERIA) is pursuing a Master of Arts degree in Business and Economic Reporting at New York University’s Carter Journalism Institute. He was honored with the African Fact-Checking Award for uncovering a falsified EU report on the mass abduction of schoolchildren in Nigeria.
Kaela Malig (PHILIPPINES) is an award-winning multimedia journalist currently taking her master’s degree at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. After interning for Rappler and graduating with awards for her piece on the Philippine drug war’s orphaned children, Malig went on to work with The Washington Post, CNN, and the Philippines’ biggest news organization, GMA Network.
Diana Li (CHINA) is a New York-based financial journalist, currently receiving journalism education at NYU journalism school and finance education at NYU Stern School of Business. She interned at the Beijing bureau of Wall Street Journal, Financial Times and Reuters, and Bloomberg News.
Shone Satheesh (INDIA) is an award-winning Multimedia Journalist with over 10 years of experience, covering the intersection of caste, human rights, and policy in India. His work has appeared in Al Jazeera, DW.com, The Straits Times, Livemint, Scroll.in, and Firstpost.com. He is currently pursuing an MA at Columbia Journalism School in the Politics cohort.
Anna Westerberg (SWEDEN) is now pursuing her M.S in journalism at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She has practiced and studied journalism in three different countries: with an internship in Costa Rica, a Bachelor’s degree from City University of London, and as a radio broadcast journalist with public service in her home country Sweden.