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Missouri School of Journalism
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78th Annual Pictures of the Year International
2020 WINNERS’ LIST

We are proud to honor the work recognized in POY 78. It was an historic year for all of us. We are grateful for the dedication of photojournalists across the globe and thank you for sharing your work through POY. We have listed the premiere winners below and posted a complete list at www.poy.org/78/winners.

PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR, LOCAL
Gabrielle Lurie, San Francisco Chronicle

PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR, INTERNATIONAL
Salwan Georges, The Washington Post

SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR
Ezra Shaw, Getty Images

VISUAL EDITOR OF THE YEAR
Jeffrey Furticella, The New York Times

DOCUMENTARY STORYTELLER OF THE YEAR
Yousur Al-Hlou, The New York Times

LOCAL TEAM PICTURE STORY OF THE YEAR
Newsday, “Justice for George Floyd”

COMMUNITY AWARENESS AWARD
Johis Alarcón, Independent, “I am, Still”

ENVIRONMENTAL VISION AWARD
Mustafa Bilge Satkın, Independent, “Drowned History”

WORLD UNDERSTANDING AWARD
Jalal Shamsazaran, Independent, “The Agony of Remembering”

COVID-19 PERSONAL EXPRESSION
Elisabetta Zavoli, Independent, “And in Darkness You Find Colors”

DOCUMENTARY JOURNALISM
Weixi Chen, Independent, “Wuhan on the 6th Floor”

ANGUS McDOUGALL EXCELLENCE IN EDITING AWARD
The New York Times, Meaghan Looram, director of photography

COPYRIGHTS & USAGE STATEMENT

I declare that I am authorized by the holder of the copyright (or the right to copyright) to submit photographs to the 75th annual Pictures of the Year International (POY) competition. Pictures of the Year International (POY) recognizes and respects that copyrights are held by the photographer and/or news organization. I grant permission to Pictures of the Year International and the Missouri School of Journalism to use my submitted photographs in exhibitions, in publications, and in promotions of the competition itself, and for educational, research, and historical record purposes concerning Pictures of the Year International. This usage includes, but is not limited to, slides/tapes, television film/tapes, videodisc, DVDs, CDs, websites, and any other type of mechanical, electronic, or digital dissemination system. Winning photographs, published tearsheets, editing displays, multimedia productions, and other images selected for historic significance become part of the permanent POY Archive. By entering, I declare that the photographs were taken or initially published during the calendar year of 2017. (The time period does not apply to the World Understanding Award.)

Pictures of the Year International is a program of the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the University of Missouri School of Journalism. The University of Missouri is a public, tax-exempt educational institution of the State of Missouri. POY provides an educational mission for career development and student advancement, without profit. To achieve the educational mission of the competition, POY requests $50 (U.S. dollars) compensation from participants to cover the costs associated with operation of the competition.