The 2020 finalists reported from all over the world covering stories that matter. The freelancers selected by the judges addressed disease, migration, oppression and war by crafting films with powerful and intimate footage from India to Yemen, and Peru to Hong Kong.
This Award recognises the work of freelance journalists in the video coverage of a news event where the focus is on the immediacy of the story.
News Features Award.
This Award recognises the work of freelance journalists in video news features that take a more in-depth look at a story, beyond the immediacy of the news.
Special mention: Joanna Burge & Katherine Haywood
Starbucks & Nespresso: The Truth About Your Coffee | Commissioned by Channel 4
Sony Impact Award for Current Affairs.
This Award recognises the work of freelance journalists working in long-form current affairs video/film that examines a single issue, story or situation and has an impact on the viewer, policy or public awareness.
The Martin Adler Prize honours a local freelance journalist or field producer whose work with international media outlets has made a significant contribution to newsgathering.