In his remarks, Baron emphasized the importance of a free and independent press and praised the difficult, risky work of foreign correspondents. The awards recognize the best international reporting of the year and Post journalists Sudarsan Raghavan and Carolyn Van Houten were among the night’s honorees. OPC also remembered Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi and other murdered journalists at the event.
The Post’s daily podcast hits 100 episodes
This is a 5.5 percent increase month-over-month.
Joe writes the Federal Insider column for The Post and is a founding board member of the National Association of Black Journalists.
Post correspondents will provide regular updates on the election and take people behind the scenes of their reporting.
The two organizations aim to advance diversity in media by training more journalists of color with interests in becoming top-level executives, founders and digital innovators.
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Post contributor Lorenzo Tugnoli awarded the prize for Feature Photography; Washington Post Writers Group cartoonist Darrin Bell wins for Editorial Cartooning; The Post named finalist in three categories: public service, explanatory reporting and feature writing
The Post’s 2019 Teacher of the Year is Kelly Harper of Washington, D.C. The Post's 2019 Principal of the Year is Nelson Horine II of Anne Arundel County.