2022 AMEJA AWARDS FINALISTS
AMEJA ANNOUNCES THE 2022 AWARDS FINALISTS
The Arab and Middle Eastern Journalists Association has announced the finalists to be recognized during AMEJA's first 2022 Excellence in Reporting Awards.
At this ceremony, AMEJA will be honoring some of the finest work in journalism by and about Middle Eastern and North African communities. The ceremony will be preceded by a panel discussion: “Reporting on the Middle East: Challenges and Opportunities” featuring Ayman Mohyeldin, MSNBC Host of AYMAN; Mohamad Bazzi, NYU Journalism Professor and director of the Hagop Kevorkian Center; Washington Post Columnist and #544Days Podcast Host Jason Rezaian; and New York Times Reporter Karen Zraick.
The ceremony and the panel discussion will be available through a livestream. The details will be shared on AMEJA’s social media on November 1st.
Here are the 2022 AMEJA Award finalists:
Best coverage of the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region
Washington Post staff - The Washington Post
Zahra Hankir - Guernica Magazine
How Shireen Abu Akleh was killed
Sarah Cahlan, Meg Kelly and Steve Hendrix - The Washington Post
Buying lies: Unsafe chemicals in baby bottles in Egypt
Rahmah Dia’a - Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ)
Best coverage of Arab and Middle Eastern heritage communities in North America
Across Illinois, Arab Americans were dying from COVID-19, but the government wasn't counting. Some say that cost lives
Samah Assad, Dorothy Tucker, and Chris Hacker - WBBM-TV/CBS Chicago
The shooter’s wife: Noor Salman, wife of the Pulse nightclub gunman, is ready to speak
Rhana Natour - VICE News
Rozina Ali - The New York Times Magazine
Walid El-Gabry Memorial Award
The problem is men: Muslim women speak out against abuse in the US
Zainab Iqbal - Middle East Eye
Arab News staff - Arab News
Danny Hajjar - Freelance
Journey to Guantánamo: A week in America’s notorious penal colony
Moustafa Bayoumi - The Nation
For more information or media inquiries please contact AMEJA Board Member Linah Mohammad at firstname.lastname@example.org.