POY RJI | Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

Category: Portrait Series

First Place

Tariq Zaidi / Freelance
“Sapeurs—Ladies and Gentlemen of the Congos”

Second Place

Wei Tan / Freelance
“Waiting in Limbo: Kashmir's Half-Widows”

Third Place

Adam Ferguson / Freelance
“Iraq Mental Health”

Award of Excellence

Maye-E Wong / Associated Press
“Sundays After”

Award of Excellence

Valery Melnikov / Sputnik
“Gray zone. Life in the shadow of war”

Award of Excellence

Ditte Valente / Freelance
“The men who build the Metro”

Award of Excellence

Josh Estey / Freelance
“Displaced: Portraits from Ground Zero — The aftermath of Cyclone Idai”

Award of Excellence

Rodrigo Abd / Associated Press
“Oil Fisherman”

Award of Excellence

“The men who build the Metro”

Copenhagen Metro is the largest construction project to have taken place in the city during the last 400 years. The first part opened in 2002 and the last part is estimated to open 2024.

Right now 200 workers are distributed over 5 construction sites. 20 nationalities are represented.