The Cutting Edge Award

The Cutting Edge Award is an acknowledgment of the work of media professionals who have recently risen to prominence through the outstanding quality of their work and their balanced and considered coverage. The winners of the Cutting Edge Award 2017 are as follows:

1. IONA CRAIG

Iona Craig is a British-Irish freelance journalist, dedicated to uncovering the Yemeni crisis. Her work has appeared in The Times, Foreign Policy, Al Jazeera America, USA Today and Time (magazine), amongst others.

2. OHAD HEMO

Ohad Hemo is the Correspondent for Palestinian affairs on Channel 2, the biggest TV channel in Israel. Hemo has covered three Gaza wars, the rise of Hamas, and the implementation of the Disengagement Plan.