Freelance journalist & writer

AWARDS


"Iona Craig's undercover stories from Yemen are beautifully written and full of empathy. At significant personal risk she reveals much of what lies behind the region's current crisis with an on-the-gorund eyewitness perspective, stemming from impressive personal inititative, which is at the heart of great journalism." - Kurt Schork Memorial Awards Judges' Citation, 2016

James Foley Medill Medal for Courage in Journalism runner-up

June 2018


Overseas Press Club of America Awards, Roy Rowan Award runner-up

March 2018


George Polk Awards, Foreign Reporting WINNER

February 2018


Bayeux-Calvados Awards for War Correspondents, Print shortlisted

October 2017


International Media Awards, Cutting Edge WINNER

June 2017


Kurt Schork Memorial Awards, International Journalism WINNER

October 2016


The Orwell Prize for Journalism WINNER

May 2016


XCity University WINNER

March 2015


The Frontline Club Awards, Print WINNER

October 2014


The Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism WINNER

June 2014


The Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism shortlisted

June 2013


The Sunday Times Tom Walker Foreign News Award WINNER

2009


Press Gazette Awards, Student Scoop of the Year shortlisted

June 2008

Iona Craig, Pulitzer Cente on Crisis Reporting Grantee
Iona Craig, New America Furture of War Fellow 2019
Iona Craig, Orwell Fellow
Iona Craig, International Women's Media Foundation Grantee 2016
Iona Craig. Logan NonFiction Program Fellow

GRANTS & FELLOWSHIPS


Logan Nonfiction Program Fellow

Fall 2019


Future of War Fellow at New America and Arizona State University

2019


Orwell Fellow, the Orwell Foundation

March 2017


Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting grantee

January 2017


Howard G. Buffett Fund grantee, International Women’s Media Foundation

November 2016


Contact Iona: iona@ionacraig.com

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