07 The David Kaplan Award 2020

Best TV or video spot news reporting from abroad

AWARD DATE: 2020

AWARD NAME: The David Kaplan Award 2020

AWARD RECIPIENT: David Culver

AWARD RECIPIENT AFFILIATION: CNN

AWARD HONORED WORK: “Coronavirus Outbreak in China”

AWARD SPONSOR: ABC News

David Culver and producer Yong Xiong were first on the scene in Wuhan, China, at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, scoring a world- beat with the only interview of Chinese whistleblower Dr. Li Wenliang, who died of the disease, then braving the government lockdown to get the story out to the world.

Citation for Excellence:
Elizabeth Palmer, Agnes Reau, Seyed Rahim Bathaie and Andrew Stevenson
CBS News
“US and Iran on the Brink of War”