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OPC Annual Awards Dinner


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October 22, 2021 | Cipriani, 25 Broadway, New York City.

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To speed up entry the night of the dinner, please submit proof of vaccination on the link below by noon Oct. 22. There will be a list at the door of guests who were approved through the Crowdpass app.

U.S. vaccinations cards and the Excelsior Pass are also accepted. Guests who were vaccinated outside of the U.S. must submit their information in advance.

All guests must wear masks except when eating.

Please join the OPC on Oct. 22 for the 82nd Annual Awards Dinner to celebrate international journalism.

The dinner will be held at Cipriani 25 Broadway in lower Manhattan. Please mark your calendars now; we are planning a rousing evening of celebration and gratitude.

A cocktail reception, sponsored by Reuters, will begin at 6:00 p.m. The dinner and program will start at 7:00 p.m., featuring acceptance speeches from this year’s winners in 22 award categories. A reception sponsored by Bloomberg will follow.

The Overseas Press Club of America is the nation’s oldest and largest association of journalists engaged in international news. Every year, it awards the most prestigious prizes devoted exclusively to international news coverage for an American audience.

Top editors of all major media companies attend the OPC’s annual awards dinner to network with colleagues and celebrate the work that journalists do covering the world. Foreign correspondents, photojournalists and freelancers fly to New York to collect their prizes.

Journalism has become an increasingly hazardous occupation, even as it has grown increasingly crucial to an ever more connected planet. The club’s mission is to uphold the highest standards in news reporting, advance the cause of press freedom, and help educate a new generation of journalists. It was founded in 1939 by nine foreign correspondents in New York City, and has grown to almost 500 members world-wide.