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  • Stephanie Sinclair Wins 3rd Annual Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award Louisa Gouliamaki and Nicole Tung Receive Honorable Mentions [AMSTERDAM, WORLD PRESS PHOTO FESTIVAL, APRIL 20, 2017]: — The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is pleased to announce Stephanie Sinclair as the winner of the 2017 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award. The Award celebrates …

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  • Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award Winners

    The Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award was created to honor the life and work of Pulitzer Prize-winning AP photographer and IWMF Courage in Journalism Award winner Anja Niedringhaus (1965-2014). With this Award, the IWMF celebrates the courageous work of women photojournalists like Anja. The Award recognizes the importance of visual journalistic work that inspires us to …

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  • 2016 Anja Niedringhaus Award Press Kit

    Adriane Ohanesian Receives IWMF Anja Niedringhaus Courage In Photojournalism Award May 10, 2016 Lynsey Addario and Paula Bronstein Receive Honorable Mentions   May 10, 2016 – Washington, DC — The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is pleased to announce Adriane Ohanesian as the winner of the 2016 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award. The award …

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  • IWMF Names Adriane Ohanesian Winner of the Second Annual Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award

    Lynsey Addario and Paula Bronstein Receive Honorable Mentions   May 10, 2016 – Washington, DC — The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is pleased to announce Adriane Ohanesian as the winner of the 2016 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award. The award recognizes the exemplary work of women photojournalists who overcome extraordinary challenges to bring …

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  • Adriane Ohanesian

    Winner – 2016 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award | Adriane Ohanesian is an American photojournalist based in Nairobi, Kenya. “At times the journalist’s reflection of war is most telling. Courage is not only standing amid gunfire in battle, but possessing the emotional courage it takes to immerse your own heart in bearing witness to …

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  • Paula Bronstein

    Honorable Mention – 2016 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award | Paula Bronstein is an American photojournalist based in Bangkok, Thailand. She is currently a freelancer represented by Reportage/Getty Images covering turmoil and conflict throughout the world. “Paula has worked across Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, documenting crises and seismic shifts in international events. …

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  • Lynsey Addario

    Honorable Mention – 2016 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award | Lynsey Addario is an American photojournalist based in London. “For the past fifteen years, Lynsey has been on the front lines of almost every major conflict of her generation. She has been kidnapped twice while on assignment for The New York Times and has …

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    Heidi Levine Receives First IWMF Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award

    June 25, 2015 – Nearly 300 of Germany’s media leaders gathered at the ewerk venue tonight to celebrate the inaugural International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award. CNN Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour and ZDF journalist Barbara Hahlweg awarded Jerusalem-based freelance photojournalist Heidi Levine with the inaugural award and $20,000 prize. …

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    Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award

    IWMF to honor Heidi Levine for her portfolio of photos from Gaza June 22, 2015 – The Anja Niedringhaus Award will be celebrated at a ceremony in Berlin on June 25. Heidi Levine, a freelance photojournalist based in Jerusalem, is the inaugural Award recipient. The $20,000 prize was created to honor the courage and dedication …

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    Heidi Levine wins Anja Niedringhaus Award

    March 24, 2015 — The IWMF has named freelance photographer Heidi Levine as the inaugural winner of the Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award. The award was created to honor the courage and dedication of Pulitzer Prize-winning AP photographer Anja Niedringhaus, who was killed while reporting in Afghanistan in 2014. “We are proud to honor …

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