The Sun’s Trevor Kavanagh has won print story of the year in the Foreign Press Association’s awards for his scoop on the contents of the Hutton Report The journalist of the year was Jane Kokan, who risked her life to make the programme Iran Undercover: Inside The Hidden Revolution, Hardcash Productions for Channel 4. Kokan went undercover to report on the repression of political activists in Iran.
Other winners were: Story of the year by a foreign correspondent based in the UK: Charles M Sennott, The Boston Globe , for a piece looking at the limits of American imperial power.
Television story of the year: This World, North Korea: Access To Evil, Olenka Frenkiel for BBC Two.
Financial story of the year: The Family That Runs Iran, Kambiz Foroohar, Bloomberg Markets .
Radio story of the year: Andrew Harding, Ugandan Orphan, BBC Radio News.
Travel story of the year: Frozen in Time, Stanley Stewart, CondÃ© Nast Traveller .
Environment story of the year: Senegal Special, Christine Butler and Miriam O’Reilly, BBC Countryfile.
Young journalist of the year: Starving on Fertile Land, a piece about Ethiopia, Benjamin Joffe Walt, The Sunday Telegraph.
? Members of the FPA voted sacked Daily Mirror editor Piers Morgan “miscommunicator of the year” for publishing fake Iraqi torture pictures and “muddling the issue by insisting that though the photos might be false the story was true”. Communicator of the year was controversial US documentary maker Michael Moore