Awards & Accomplishments

Al Jazeera America has won multiple awards for its fact-based, in-depth journalism:




June 24, 2015

News Documentary, Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) National Edward R. Murrow Award

Killing the Messenger: The Deadly Cost of News





June 17, 2015

Television: Network Television/Syndication Service/Program Service, Kaleidoscope Award

Fault Lines: Ferguson: Race and Justice in the U.S.





June 12, 2015

2015 PromaxBDA North America Promotion, Marketing and Design Awards, Bronze Award - Special News Report or Event Program Spot or Campaign

#FreeAJStaff — What If No One Knew?





March 26, 2015

Top Network Sizzle Reel, Cablefax Digital Awards

Trust Is Earned

  • Promos Team

Editorial Excellence, Cablefax Digital Awards

  • Digital Team



March 4, 2015

Outstanding Interview Program or Feature, The Gracies

Talk to Al Jazeera, Gloria Steinem

  • Executive Producer, Jenifer Fenton
  • Host, Stephanie Sy
  • Producer, Kristin Myers
  • Editor, Carlos Arboleda

Outstanding Original Online Programming – Audio, The Gracies

Ferguson Talks Politics

  • Senior Staff Writer, Jamie Tarabay
  • Photographer, Matt Eich
  • Digital team

May 20, 2014

Outstanding Hard News Feature, The Gracies

America Tonight, Fists of Fury

  • Producer, Reed Lindsay
  • Commissioning Producer, Kathy Slobogin




February 2015

Category: Editing Portfolio – Magazine, Award of Excellence

"Trapped in a Nightmare" by Mark Rykoff And Vaughn Wallace





September 30, 2014

Outstanding Investigative Journalism in a News Magazine, Emmy Award

Haiti in a Time of Cholera, Fault Lines

  • Executive Producer, Mathieu Skene
  • Producers, Singeli Agnew, Jeremy Dupin, Sebastian Walker
  • Correspondent, Sebastian Walker




August 2, 2014

Best Practices, National Association of Black Journalists Award





May 19, 2014

Peabody Awards

Fault Lines: Haiti in a Time of Cholera

  • Executive Producer, Mathieu Skene
  • Producers, Singeli Agnew, Jeremy Dupin, Sebastian Walker
  • Correspondent, Sebastian Walker

Fault Lines: Made in Bangladesh

  • Executive Producer, Mathieu Skene
  • Producers, Paul Sapin, Laila Al-Arian
  • Correspondent, Anjali Kamat




May 15, 2014

International TV, RFK Awards

Fault Lines: Made in Bangladesh

  • Executive Producer, Mathieu Skene
  • Producers, Paul Sapin, Laila Al-Arian
  • Correspondent, Anjali Kamat




April 24, 2014

News/Informational, Namic Awards

America Tonight, The Other America





April 16, 2014

Investigative Reporting (Network/Syndication Service/Program Service), Sigma Delta Chi Awards

Fault Lines: Haiti in a Time of Cholera

  • Executive Producer, Mathieu Skene
  • Producers, Singeli Agnew, Jeremy Dupin, Sebastian Walker
  • Correspondent, Sebastian Walker




April 8, 2014

Best News Twitter Feed

Best Journalist

  • Deputy News Editor, Sarah Jones




April 2, 2014

Documentary or series of reports on the same subject

First Place:

"Google and the World Brain", Al Jazeera America staff

Investigative Report

First Place:

"Made in Bangladesh", Laila Al-Arian and Fault Lines staff

Third Place:

"Haiti in a Time of Cholera", Sebastian Walker and Fault Lines staff

Business and Consumer Reporting

First Place:

"What Works: Detroit Seamstress", Rick Wilkinson and Chris Bury

Health/Science Reporting

First Place:

"Fault Lines: America's Infant Mortality", Sebastian Walker and Fault Lines staff

Environmental Reporting

First Place:

"Sinkhole", Jordan Flaherty

Third Place:

"Texas Running Dry", Serene Fang


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