Panel of Judges

The panel of judges select the winners from the shortlist. The judges also choose the Special Award – either from the shortlisted entries or entered work that was not shortlisted. The Special Award goes to effort that is deserving of special recognition.

Sylvie Kauffmann

Sylvie Kauffmann is the chair of the judges’ panel. She is the editorial director of the French newspaper Le Monde, of which she was editor-in-chief in 2010-2011. Read more ›

Yevgenia Albats

Yevgenia Albats was the first Soviet journalist to investigate the Soviet political police, the KGB in the Soviet-era. Read more ›

Alexandra Föderl-Schmid

Alexandra Föderl-Schmid is deputy editor-in-chief of the Süddeutsche Zeitung. Read more ›

Alan Rusbridger

Alan Rusbridger, former editor-in-chief of The Guardian, is a British journalist, Principal at Lady Margaret Hall Oxford and Chair at Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. Read more ›

Juan Luis Sánchez

Juan Luis Sánchez is the co-founder and deputy director of eldiario. Read more ›