Ms di Giovanni, the Middle East Editor for Newsweek, has covered conflict zones in Syria, Iraq, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, Liberia, Chechnya, Somalia, Zimbabwe, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Burundi, Burkina Faso, South Africa, Guinea, Palestine, Iran, Libya, Jamaica, Pakistan, India, Yemen, and more. This award honors her sacrifice and dedication to her profession.
Ms Janine di Giovanni
“Journalism is still one of the most noble professions that you could possibly do. You won’t earn a lot of money, you’ll often have great frustrations and crises along the way but it is an extraordinary field where you’re really able to shine a light into the darkest corners of the world.”