POY RJI | Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

Category: Impact 2018–Immigration Status

First Place

Alessio Paduano / Freelance
“Abandoned in the Mediterranean Sea”

Second Place

Daniel Ochoa de Olza / Associated Press
“Family Jump”

Third Place

Adriana Zehbrauskas / The New Yorker
“Migrant Caravan”

Award of Excellence

Juan Medina / Reuters
“Life and Death in the Mediterranean Sea”

Award of Excellence

Barbara Davidson / Freelance
“Desperate to Cross the Border into USA”

Award of Excellence

Brett Gundlock / Freelance

First Place: Alessio Paduano / Freelance

First Place

“Abandoned in the Mediterranean Sea”

Members of the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms rescue Josepha, an African migrant from Cameroon, while the body of a woman lies on a piece of drift wood about 85 miles off the Libyan coast in the Mediterranean Sea on July 17, 2018.