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”

Third Place

“Beauty Beyond the Skin”

The first ever Mr and Miss Albinism East Africa was held in Kenya. With its motto “Beauty Beyond the Skin,” the contest aimed to demystify the condition of people living with albinism who face stigma.