Best TV spot news reporting from abroad
AWARD DATE: 2013
AWARD NAME: The Lowell Thomas Award 2013
AWARD RECIPIENT: Leila Fadel
AWARD RECIPIENT AFFILIATION: National Public Radio
AWARD HONORED WORK: “Egypt: A Tumultuous Year”
Correspondent Charlie D’Agata and producer Randall Joyce risked their lives reporting on what was to become one of the bloodiest and most important weeks in Egypt’s history. They were on the front lines with protesters in Tahrir Square as the military regime’s crackdown intensified and the bodies piled up, telling us their harrowing stories. What stood out was this team’s bravery, knowing they could have been killed at any time. They put their lives on the line so the truth about what was happening to the Egyptian people could be known.