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Awards won by Al Jazeera English

Honours given to the channel since launch in 2006.

Last updated: 02 Apr 2014 14:36
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Al Jazeera has received prestigious awards from organisations across the globe. The network has been honoured for overall excellence in achieving its mission, in addition to praise for Al Jazeera's individual reporters and their work. 

Below are some highlights of the awards won by Al Jazeera English:

2014

  • Women's Empowerment Journalism Awards Broadcast Story Of The Year: - 101 East "Nepal's Slave Girls"
  • The George Foster Peabody Award: "Fault Lines: Haiti in a Time of Cholera"
  • The George Foster Peabody Award: "Fault Lines: Made in Bangladesh"

 

2013

  • CINE Golden Eagle Award: "What Killed Arafat" for Best Investigative Journalism
  • CINE Golden Eagle Award: "Syria:Songs of Defiance" for Best Investigative Journalism
  • CINE Golden Eagle Award: "So Close So Far Away" for Best Television Documentary
  • Gracie Award for Outstanding News Talk Show: The Stream
  • Webbys People Voice Award for Best News (Tablet), in the Mobile Apps category: Al Jazeera English Online Magazine
  • Grierson – Best Documentary on a Contemporary Theme: "Law of the Jungle"
  • The George Foster Peabody Award: Sheikh Jarrah, My Neighbourhood
  • AIBD TV AWARD 2013 “The Best TV Programme on Cross-Cultural Exchange”: Camels In the Outback
  • Online Media Awards for Best Technical Innovation: Syria Defector Tracker
  • Online Media Awards for Outstanding Digital Team Commendation: The Stream
  • Online Media Awards for Best World News Website Commendation: Al Jazeera English Online
  • Online Media Awards for Best Crowd Sourcing Commendation: Al Jazeera English Online Kenyan election coverage
  • Online Media Awards for Best Twitter Feed Commendation: The Stream
  • New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards: Bronze Prize for 101 East, "Australia's Lost Generation"
  • New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards: Silver Prize for "Lockerbie: Case Closed"
  • Human Rights Press Awards: 101 East, "Nowhere To Go"
  • Human Rights Press Awards: 101 East, "Battered and Bruised"
  • Foreign Press Association Award: The Cure, "Doctors on Everest" best science story
  • Foreign Press Association Award: Earthrise, "Urban Oil Men" best environment
  • Asia TV Awards: 101 East, Best Current Affairs Programme

     

 

2012

  • Webby People's Choice Award for News and Politics in the online film and video category, The Stream
  • Royal Television Society: News Channel for the Year
  • Royal Television Society: Most Innovative Programme, The Stream
  • George Polk Award for Television Documentary, "Bahrain: Shouting in the Dark"
  • The Franklin D Roosevelt Four Freedoms Awards, Freedom of Speech and Expression Medal
  • Alfred I DuPont Award, Best Documentary, "Haiti: Six Months On"
  • Foreign Press Association Awards (FPA), Best Environmental Story of the Year for "Bee Fence: Earthrise episode 1 (series 2)"
  • CINE Golden Eagle Award, "Burma Boy" for History Programming, Profession Telecast Non-fiction Category
  • CINE Golden Eagle Award, "Bahrain: Shouting in the Dark" for Investigative Programming, Profession Telecast News Division
  • CINE Golden Eagle Award, "The Crying Forest" for Investigative Programming, Professional Telecast News Division
  • CINE Golden Eagle Award, "Witness: Dream on Hold" for Informational Programming, Professional Telecast News Division
  • Monte Carlo TV Festival, Golden Nymph for Best News Documentary "Bahrain: Shouting in the Dark"
  • Amnesty International Media Award, "Bahrain: Shouting in the Dark" for International TV and Radio
  • Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, "Bahrain: Shouting in the Dark" for International Television
  • Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award - Grand Prize, "Bahrain: Shouting in the Dark"
  • One World Media Award, "Tanzania: Spell of the Albino" for Children’s Rights
  • The George Foster Peabody Award, Al Jazeera’s Coverage of the Arab Awakening
  • Scripps Howard Award for Television/Cable In-Depth Reporting, "Bahrain: Shouting in the Dark"
  • International Gold Panda Award, Best Short Documentary for "101 East: Bangladesh - Too Young to Work"
  • New York Festival, Silver Medal for "101 East: Nepal – Children for Sale"

2011

  • Rory Peck Award, Best Feature, "Libya: Through the Fire"
  • Foreign Press Association, Documentary of the Year, "Bahrain: Shouting in the Dark"
  • Huffington Post Ultimate Media Gamechanger Award
  • Freesat Award, Best News Channel of the Year
  • Freesat Award, Coverage of a Single News Event, Al Jazeera’s Arab Awakening coverage
  • Arab British Culture and Society Award
  • Wincott Award for Best Television Coverage of a Business Issue,"Nablus: The Business of Occupation"
  • Columbia University Journalism Award
  • Promax Arabia Awards, Gold, Best in House Station Image
  • Promax Arabia Awards, Gold, Best Promo Campaign
  • Promax Arabia Awards, Gold, "Counting the Cost"
  • TIME magazine, Top 100 most influential people, Ayman Mohyeldin
  • Fast Company magazine, Most creative thinker of the year, Wadah Khanfar

2010

  • Association of International Broadcasters, Clearest Coverage of a Single News Event
  • Freesat Award, Best News Channel of the Year
  • Monte-Carlo TV Festival, Best Television News Item, "Mexico in the Crossfire"
  • Amnesty International Award, International Television and Radio Award, People and Power
  • CONCENTRA Award for Breaking News, Casey Kauffman’s "Baby Feras"

2009

  • International Emmy Awards Nomination, Finalist in Documentary Category, "Shooting the Messenger"
  • International Emmy Awards Nomination, Finalist in News and Current Affairs, "Russia-Georgia War" and Witness’s "Return to Nablus"
  • Concentra Award for Breaking News, "Up the Irrawaddy Delta"
  • International Digital Emmy Award nominee non-fiction, 2008 US election special

2008

  • Foreign Press Association, News Story of the Year by a full member, Jonah Hull's "Russia-Georgia War"
  • Association of International Broadcasters Editors Award, Sami Al Haj, suffering endured and courage shown
  • Amnesty International Media Awards Best International TV Documentary,Tony Birtley's "The Lost Tribe - Secret Army of the CIA"
  • YouTube European Partners Awards, Community Champion Award, Al Jazeera Network
  • Monte-Carlo TV Festival, Golden Nymph Award - Best 24 Hour News Programme, on Gaza siege
  • CONCENTRA Award (2008), Breaking News, Tony Birtley’s "Inside Myanmar - The Crackdown"
  • Royal Television Society Journalism Awards, Young Journalist of the Year, Hamish Macdonald
  • Asian Television Awards, Best Current Affairs Programme, Tony Birtley’s "Inside Myanmar - The Crackdown"

2007

  • Asian Television Awards, Best News Report, Kylie Grey’s "Agent Orange"
  • Association of International Broadcasters, Editors Award, "Everywoman"

2006

  • Association of International Broadcasters, Best Magazine or Documentary Programme, Abdallah el-Binni's "Prisoner 345"

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