Al Jazeera Media Network has and will always be committed to its mission to inform and empower people with accurate, in-depth and compelling content that upholds the value of truth and elevates the human spirit. The Network has gained global recognition for its unabated journalism, making it an important voice in the international news landscape.
Al Jazeera Media Network has received multiple prestigious awards from various organisations across the globe.
George Polk awarded to Al Jazeera's Fault Lines
Al Jazeera English's current affairs programme Fault Lines has won a George Polk award, in the category of Foreign Television Reporting, for its short news documentary, The Killing of Shireen Abu Akleh.
AL JAZEERA DIGITAL WINS FIVE ANTHEM AWARDS
Digital Division scoops wins for podcasts, political cartoons, interactives and interactive sites in mission/purpose-driven award.
Al Jazeera Digital has won five medals in the second annual Anthem Awards for purpose and mission-driven work. The wins, announced February 15, were conferred for a range of English and Arabic news content, including podcasts, political cartoons, interactives and interactive websites.
AJB's website wins "Top 50 Best Online Things"
Al Jazeera Balkans website is the winner of the "Best of the Region" Award chosen by the audience of the Serbian magazine PC Press as part of the "Top 50 Best Online Things for 2022" Awards.
Al Jazeera wins eight 2022 Signal Awards
Al Jazeera Media Network has won eight awards at 2022 Signal Awards for excellence in podcasting. The winners were announced online on January 10. Al Jazeera’s The Take won four awards. It collected the gold for Individual Episodes, News & Politics/Listener's Choice for its episode, The war that opened Europe's borders.
Al Jazeera is recognised as a Top Employer 2023 in Qatar
Al Jazeera Media Network has been recognised as the “Top Employer in Qatar” for 2023, by the Top Employers Institute.
Al Jazeera Balkan’s Predrag Tomovic awarded for Ethical Reporting
Al Jazeera Balkans channel's Predrag Tomovi, Journalist, has received Best Ethical Reporting Awad from the Association of Professional Journalists of Montenegro (DPN). The awarding ceremony was held on January 23, coinciding the celebration of Journalists' Day.
Edhem Fočo is Man of the Year in the Balkans
Edhem Fočo, the Director of the AJB DOC Film Festival, was chosen as the Man of The Year 2022 according to the Ladies In magazine. The publishers of Ladies In magazine, one of the most popular magazines in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Shireen Abu Akleh receives “Al Saraya Al Hamra” Award
On Saturday, December 24, the Palestinian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Media, Nabil Abu Rudeine, received “Al Saraya Al Hamra” Award for Arab Journalism, which was awarded to the late colleague Shireen Abu Akleh, in Tripoli; at the closing ceremony of the Council of Arab Information Ministers, and as part of Tripoli’s activities as the capital of Arab media 2022.
Investigative report for Al Jazeera.net wins an award in Jordan
The Belarusian trap, Arab Migrants in the European Border Game, an investigative report for Al Jazeera Net, was named the second-best Arab investigative report of the year and received the silver award at the conclusion of the fifteenth forum of the Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism Network (ARIJ), held in the Jordanian capital Amman on Sunday, December 4.
Al Jazeera wins eight Shorty Impact Awards; ‘Brand of the Year’
Al Jazeera won eight awards, including ‘Brand of the Year’, at the seventh annual Shorty Impact Awards. Digital teams AJ Contrast and AJ+ francais won in multiple categories in the competition honouring purpose-driven, socially conscious digital work. The prizes were conferred to two projects: AJ Contrast’s multiple award-winning, Emmy nominated interactive website about women with disabilities, Inaccessible Cities and AJ+ francais’s Cameroon, Land of Welcome.
AJ+ wins one Lone Star Emmy
AJ+ won a Lone Star Emmy for its video "What It's Really Like To Be Caught By Border Patrol", in the category of Public Affairs Programs. The story, filmed in McAllen, Texas, and part of Direct From’s Policing the Border series, features the experiences of immigrants who have been victims of harassment, mistreatment and serious human right violations by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Al Jazeera wins a gold award at the Arab Radio and Television Festival
Al Jazeera channel AJA received a gold prize at the 22nd Arab Radio and Television Festival, which was held in Riyadh from November 9–12. Mohammed bin Fahd Al-Harthy, CEO of the Saudi Radio and Television Corporation, handed the trophy to our colleague Mohammed Al-Hammadi, head of AJA production, in recognition of the channel's win in the documentary program category for the film, Palestine 1920.
Investigative Unit wins two awards in the AIB 2022 Awards
The Al Jazeera Investigative Unit won two of The AIB 2022 Awards; the film The Truth Illusion won for best Specialist Factual TV category, and The Men who Sell Football won best Sports Journalism Video. Three other Al Jazeera programs were Highly Commended in various categories: The Digital's Start Here short video, AJE's Fault Lines and AJE's Witness..
AJ+ wins a Silver AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award
AJ+ won the Silver AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award in the category of Spot News/Feature Reporting for its story “The Bizarre COVID Side Effect No One Is Talking About”. The award is one of the most prestigious in science journalism worldwide. The video shows how a subset of COVID survivors are suffering from an unexpected side effect known as parosmia, a condition that causes their sense of smell to go haywire with no end in sight.
AL JAZEERA WINS THREE CANNES CORPORATE MEDIA & TV AWARDS
Al Jazeera Media Network won three awards; a gold and two silvers, at the thirteenth edition of the Cannes Media and Television Festival 2022, for documentaries produced by Al Jazeera English and Al Jazeera Arabic channels.
HAINES VETERRE INT'L PRIZE AWARDED TO SHIREEN ABU AKLEH
Colleague Magdy Benoura, in Seoul, Korea on October 26, received the Haines Feteir Global Media Award, which was awarded this year to the late colleague Shireen Abu Akleh. The Speaker of the Korean Parliament, Kim Jin-bio, received in his office colleague Magdy Bennoura and the other winners of this year's Haines Feteir Global Media Award, namely British photographer Philip Cox, who was awarded recognition for his coverage of the protests in Sudan, Japanese journalist Atanabe Hindio and Korean journalist Yoon Jae-wan.
AJD’s “Tam Tam Basket” wins award at Terra di Tutti Festival
Al Jazeera Documentary’s “Tam Tam Basket” film was awarded with the “Best Film Director” award at the Terra di Tutti Film Festival for films related to youth issues. The festival was organised from October 6 to 11, 2022 in Bologna, Italy.
Al Jazeera Digital wins two Online Journalism Awards
Al Jazeera Digital won top jury prizes in the 2022 Online Journalism Awards (OJA), its latest wins in global awards competitions.
AJ Contrast, the Digital division’s virtual reality documentary and innovation studio, and Al Jazeera English Online’s Slow Journalism/Features department won the Single Story and Portfolio (series) groupings to dominate the OJA’s Social Justice Reporting category.
Al Jazeera wins Amnesty International Canada Award
Judges for the 27th annual Amnesty International Canada Awards have awarded Al Jazeera English Online top prize in the Mixed Media category for its long-form interactive feature, Toxic Legacy: The fight to end environmental racism in Canada.
Tawasul website wins DCA 2022 award
Al Jazeera’s Corporate Communication section bagged a silver Digital Communication Award (DCA2022), in the “Internal Channel” category for its intranet website “Tawasul”.
HR & Administration wins Brandon Hall Award
The HR & Administration division won a Brandon Hall Group silver award for excellence in the Best Advance in Leadership Development category, on August 18, 2022.
Al Jazeera Digital wins three Edward R. Murrow Awards
In a breakout year for global recognition, the Al Jazeera English website has emerged with three wins in the prestigious US-based Edward R. Murrow Awards. In competition against media heavyweights The New York Times, Washington Post, CNN International and numerous others, the Al Jazeera English Online won top prizes in the Breaking News, News Series and Feature Reporting categories of the annual awards named after the CBS News maverick and pioneer of 60 Minutes-styled documentaries.
Al Jazeera wins ‘Feature of the Year’ at the ABSW Awards
Al Jazeera Digital’s Slow Journalism Unit won general ‘Feature of the Year’ in the Association of British Science Writers (ABSW) awards. Al Jazeera won in the feature category for general science reporting, beating co-finalist, The Economist, to win the prize.
Shireen Abu Akleh receives a prize from the Hope Film Festival
The Hope International Film Festival's board of directors has decided to present an annual award named after the martyred Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. The award is given to highly motivated journalists, media professionals, and other innovators from all over the world.