Accepts entries starting
Entry Deadline January 30, 2015
Decision Date April 30, 2015
Ceremony Date
Entry Fee (See Details)
Monetary or Material Award (See Details)

About the Award

The Ed Cunningham Award is offered among 21 other awards through the Overseas Press Club of America. It will be given for the best magazine or online reporting on an international story.

Notable Winners

Rowan Jacobsen Harper’s Magazine The Homeless Herd: An Indian Village Battles an Elephant Invasion


Head Judges have the discretion to move an entry to another award if they feel that the entry is submitted in an inappropriate category.

Monetary/Material Award Details

All award winners receive a certificate and a $1,000 check.

Eligibility Requirements

Annual awards for INTERNATIONAL COVERAGE in Newspapers, News Services, Websites, Magazines, Radio, Television, Cartoons, Books, and Photography. Work must be published or broadcast in the U.S. or by a U.S.-based company or be accessible to an American audience during 2014. All award applications will be entered online. Only categories with books will send a hard copy to the OPC office.

Entry Fee Details

Each entry is $200, and payable via PayPal, credit card or check made out to the Overseas Press Club of America. A corporate check coming from a different source must clearly indicate which entry it underwrites.

Required Material

Entry Format

Upload all materials, including permanent web links to the work that will be entered for judging, into a PDF document (8-1/2" x 11" paper size). Do not send additional materials to the OPC office. One organization may submit up to five entries per award. Multiple entry fees can be paid with one payment.

New this year: Books can be submitted only for the Olivier Rebbot award and the Cornelius Ryan Award.

Once you have completed the form, you must continue to the checkout pages for your application to be submitted for judging. Do not begin to fill out this form until you have all of the information for the award(s) that you are applying for and are ready to select your method of payment.

Contact Information

Patricia Kranz

Executive Director of the Overseas Press Club of America

40 West 45 Street

New York, NY, 10036

tel: 212-626-9220

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