2019 Osborn Elliott Journalism PrizeVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Awards Ceremony and Luncheon
Lunch served at 12:00 p.m.
Now in its sixteenth year, Asia Society’s "Oz Prize" is the premier honor bestowed for excellence in journalism on Asia. It honors the late Osborn Elliott, the legendary journalist and longtime Newsweek editor, who set new standards for reporting and editing and became one of the earliest practitioners of "civic journalism." Join us as The New York Times' diplomatic and international correspondent Edward Wong moderates a conversation featuring this year’s honoree. Jury Chair Marcus Brauchli, Managing Partner at North Base Media and former executive editor of The Washington Post, will present the 2019 award.
The winner of the 2019 Osborn Elliott Prize for Excellence in Journalism on Asia will be announced in early May 2019. For more information go to: AsiaSociety.org/ozprize
Marcus Brauchli is the Jury Chair for the Osborn Elliott Prize for Excellence in Journalism on Asia. He serves as Managing Partner at North Base Media, and as Advisor to Graham Holdings Co. His career in journalism has included stints as executive editor of The Washington Post, and as the top editor at The Wall Street Journal, where he spent fifteen years as a correspondent and bureau chief in Asia and Europe.
Edward Wong (moderator) is a diplomatic and international correspondent for The New York Times who reports on foreign policy from Washington. He has spent most of his career abroad, reporting for 13 years from China and Iraq for The Times. As Beijing bureau chief, he ran The Times’s largest overseas operation. Mr. Wong has appeared in documentary films by Laura Poitras and Vanessa Hope and produced his own short film on China. He has spoken on PBS NewsHour, NPR, BBC, CBC and ARTE. He has given talks at American universities on journalism, war and foreign policy.
Previous winners of the Oz Prize are: Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, Reuters (2018), Ellen Barry, The New York Times (2017), Sudarsan Raghavan, Washington Post (2016), Bloomberg News team (2015), Reuters team (2014), Bloomberg News team (2013), April Rabkin, Fast Company (2012), Keith Bradsher of The New York Times (2010), International Herald Tribune team (2009), Shai Oster of The Wall Street Journal (2008), Evan Osnos of the Chicago Tribune (2007), Barbara Demick of the Los Angeles Times and Matthew McAllester of Newsday (2006), Philip P. Pan of The Washington Post (2005), John Pomfret of The Washington Post (2004), and Elisabeth Rosenthal of The New York Times (2003).
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