09 The Peter Jennings Award 2018

Karen Edwards (left) and Gemma Atwal

Best TV, video or documentary about international affairs with a run time over 30 minutes

AWARD DATE: 2018

AWARD NAME: The Peter Jennings Award 2018

AWARD RECIPIENT: Karen Edwards and Gemma Atwal

AWARD RECIPIENT AFFILIATION: HBO

AWARD HONORED WORK: Stolen Daughters: Kidnapped by Boko Haram

AWARD SPONSOR: The Jennings Family

Four years in the making, this unique film tells the exclusive story of two groups of Nigerian girls who are trying to recover from their kidnapping and years of captivity by Boko Haram. Years after the #BringBackOurGirls campaign, the filmmakers share the young women’s stories with dignity and humanity, giving voice to these previously silent survivors.

(No Citation of Excellence given for 2018 in this category)