Georgian Service correspondent Jimsher Rekhviashvili received the 2016 Litera Literary Prize from the Georgian Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection presented by the Writer’s House of Georgia in the “Best Novel/Collection of Stories” category.
A 20-year veteran stringer of the Burmese service of the Voice of America was honored this month by the royal family of Thailand with the “Prachabdi Award” for Human Rights and Humanitarian efforts.
Mykhailo Tkach was awarded the Triumph Award in the category “Best Reporter of 2016.”
Journalist Mykola Semena was awarded the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum’s Pavel Sheremet Journalism Award in absentia in Brussels on November 28.
RFE/RL journalists Natalia Sergheev (Moldovan Service) and Alexander Blumberg (Multimedia Unit) were awarded the 2016 Young ADAMI Media Prize.
VOA journalist Kathleen Struck and the team of VOA blog Student Union — an online community for international students in the U.S. and those who want to study here – has received this semester’s highest honor for their teamwork and mentorship from The Washington Center.