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.

Agora, Poland

Grand Press (2017)

Agora journalists were recognised at Grand Press, the most prestigious journalistic award in Poland. Over a number of years, Agora journalists scooped multiple prizes in such categories as best press reportage, best interview and best investigative journalism.

Agora, Poland

Journalist of the Year (2017)

Reporters Without Borders selected Tomasz Piątek, a reporter with Agora's Gazeta Wyborcza, as Journalist of the Year 2017 in recognition for his investigation into the Polish Minister of Defence’s alleged ties to Russia.

Liga, Ukraine

PRESSzvanie Awards (2017)

For four years in a row, Liga journalists scooped awards at the prestigious Ukrainian PRESSZVANIE Business Awards, which honour the best business journalists of the country.

Mail & Guardian, South Africa

Vodacom Journalist of the Year awards (2017)

Mail & Guardian journalists were recognized at the Vodacom Journalist of the Year awards, one of the highest accolades for South African journalists, in multiple categories including print feature, finance and young journalist.

Mail & Guardian, South Africa

Sikuvile Journalism Awards (2017)

For years in a row, Mail & Guardian journalists were honoured with prizes at the Sikuvile Journalism Awards, South Africa’s leading prize recognizing excellence in journalism. In 2019, Mail & Guardian's health journalism centre, Bhekisisa, won top features prize.

RTV21, Kosovo

IMA Awards (2017)

For three years in a row, RTV 21 channel scooped prizes at the IMA Awards, a respected Albanian and Kosovar television awards ceremony whose winners are selected by public vote, in such categories as the best news program or the best presenter.

Scroll, India

Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards (2017)

For years in a row, was recognized at Ramnath Goenka awards, a benchmark for excellence in Indian journalism in multiple categories, from on-the-spot reporting to reporting on politics and government. In 2019, Scroll's journalists won Ramnath Goenka award for environment series.

Vijesti, Montenegro

EU Awards for Investigative Journalism (2017)

Three years in a row, Vijesti’s journalists were recognized with prizes at the EU Awards for Investigative Journalism in Montenegro for their investigative stories related to abuse of power, corruption and organised crime.