POY RJI | Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

Category: Daily Life Picture Story

First Place

Jessica Phelps / Newark Advocate
“First Generation”

Second Place

Rodrigo Abd / Associated Press
“Dangerous Dives”

Third Place

Luis Tato / Freelance
“Beauty Beyond the Skin”

Award of Excellence

Salwan Georges / The Washington Post
“The Iraqi Dream in America”

First Place

“First Generation”

Ahmed and Dunya Al Haek immigrated from Iraq to Ohio in 2011. They are raising their children at the intersection of both cultures in hopes of giving them as many opportunities in life as possible.