POY RJI | Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

Category: Portrait Series

First Place

Robin Hammond / Freelance
“Where Love Is Illegal”

Second Place

Josh Estey / Freelance
“Faces of Resilience”

Third Place

Javier Arcenillas / Freelance
“Assassins of the Maras 18 and Salvatrucha”

Award of Excellence

Shiva Khademi / Freelance

Award of Excellence

Turjoy Chowdhury / Freelance
“Rohingya Mothers and Newborns”

Award of Excellence


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