Selected client awards

Selected client awards

MDIF clients and their staff uphold the highest journalistic standards, producing pioneering news reports and journalism innovations that make an impact on their countries and regions. Every year, dozens of the news companies we work with are recognised nationally and internationally for their outstanding work. Here is a selection.

Malaysiakini, Malaysia

SOPA Awards for Editorial Excellence (2019)

Malaysiakini journalist Nigel Aw won an award for editorial excellence in investigative reporting, the most prestigious award in the Asian media industry handed in by Society of Publishers in Asia.

Scroll, India

World Media Festival Award (2019)

Scroll’s "Eco India", a solutions-focused web series highlighting environmental initiatives, was awarded the intermedia globe silver prize in the "Documentaries: Sustainability" category at the World Media Festivals.

Vijesti, Montenegro

International Women of Courage Award (2019)

Vijesti's journalist Olivera Lakić was among 10 extraordinary women honored with the International Women of Courage Award for being "a stalwart investigative reporter". Ms Lakić was shot in the leg by unknown attackers in 2018.