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First place - News Picture Story: Two rebel soldiers stand guard in the Karmel Jabl neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria, as more than a dozen holes made by bullets and shrapnel peppered the tin wall behind them. The dust from more than 100 days of shelling, bombing and firefights hung thick in the air around them as they took turns guarding their machine-gun nests.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Javier Manzano

Winner - Community Awareness Award: Zed and his girlfriend Myriam are talking in the Crystal Club, one of the more expensive discotheques in Paris.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arnau Bach

First place - Photographer of the Year - Freelance/Agency - Paolo Pellegrin: This Gazan university student works in a tunnel, hauling goods to earn money for tuition. Many workers put in 12-hour shifts six days a week or more in the cramped spaces. Gas explosions, electrocutions, and Israeli air strikes are common. Gaza, Palestine 2011

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Paolo Pellegrin

First place - Campaign 2012 Picture Story: U.S. President Barack Obama greets supporters as he arrives for a campaign rally at Fifth Third Arena on the campus of the University of Cincinnati on Nov. 4, 2012. With only two days left in the presidential election, Obama and his opponent, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, are stumping from one "swing state" to the next in a last-minute rush to persuade undecided voters.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images

McDougall Overall Excellence in Editing Award - Denver Post: Alice, a homeless addict from Kansas, uses her shirt to tie off her arm looking for a viable vein to do her heroin in the bathroom of a Taco Bell near downtown Denver. Places with a lock on the door are some of the best spots to use. With the rising drug problems on the streets, downtown restaurants are always on the lookout for drug users constantly stopping in just to use the facilities.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joe Amon / The Denver Post

Winner - Multimedia Photographer of the Year - Liz O. Baylen: Pill bottles line a dresser and pack a nightstand in a scene familiar to many households where prescription drug addiction has taken hold.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Liz O. Baylen / Los Angeles Times

Winner - Environmental Vision Award: Workers prepare tusks for the burning of 5 tons of illegally trafficked ivory recovered from a seizure in Singapore. The burn was meant as a symbolic protest against the rampant increase in Ivory poaching across Africa. Kenya is the only pro-ban country in Africa. The ivory burned here was originally from Malawi and Zambia. Chinese people who were present were heard to comment: "Why are they burning their money?"

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brent Stirton / Getty Images

First Place- Sports Photographer of the Year - Ezra Shaw: Gabrielle Douglas competes on the beam during Day 4 of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Team Trials at HP Pavilion on July 1, 2012.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ezra Shaw / Getty Images

First place - Feature: North Korean residents and a soldier take public transport on the eve of the first anniversary of the death of late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ng Han Guan / Associated Press

Winner - Documentary Project of the Year: Aaron Rubin sits in his room while a caregiver prepares his bed for an afternoon rest before dinner. Rubin was left debilitated from a prescription drug overdose that happened years earlier leaving him in the constant care of his parents.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Liz O. Baylen / Los Angeles Times

First place - Photographer of the Year - Paul Hansen: Two-year-old Suhaib Hijazi and her big brother Muhammad, who soon was to be 4 years old, were killed when their house was destroyed by an Israeli missile strike. Their father was also killed and their mother was in intensive care at Shifa hospital. According to their religion the dead are buried quickly. The badly mangled body of the father is put on a stretcher and his brothers carry his dead children to the mosque for the burial ceremony.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Paul Hansen / Dagens Nyheter

First place - Olympic Action: South Korea's Shin A Lam (right) fences against Germany's Britta Heidemann during their Women's Epee semifinal bout as part of the fencing event of London 2012 Olympic Games on July 30, 2012.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alberto Pizzoli / Agence France Presse

First place - Editing Portfolio - Newspaper - Mary Cooney: Rick Loomis. Refugees line up once every two weeks to be supplied with the basic food necessities for survival inside Dadaab, Kenya, an inhospitable landscape where many Somalis have fled to in an effort to escape the drought and violence in their own country. Flour, dried peas and salt are among the few items the receive in measured amounts.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

First Place - Portrait: Bullfighter Juan Jose Padilla waits before making the traditional "paseillo" or ritual entrance to the arena, in Brihuega, Spain.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Daniel Ochoa de Olza / Associated Press

First place - Portrait Series: A Palestinian stone thrower wrapped in a Palestinian flag and masked in a kaffiyeh to conceal his identity, poses for a portrait, in the West Bank village of Bilin, near Ramallah.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Oded Balilty / Associated Press

First place - Recreational Sports: Competitors work to pull a woman up an obstacle where competitors must jump to the top of a half pipe during the Tough Mudder at Mt. Snow in West Dover, Vermont. The Tough Mudder is a nine mile endurance event which runs competitors through a military-style obstacle course complete with mud, water and fire.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jessica Rinaldi

First place - Science; Natural History: The aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, which left New York City powerless.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Iwan Baan

First place - Science; Natural History Picture Story: A cedar wax wing that was brought to a Florida sanctuary with an injured wing. The bird is a migratory species but cannot be released because it can no longer fly.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bob Croslin

First place - Sports Feature: Green Bay Packers' Donald Driver celebrates a touchdown by doing a "Lambeau Leap" in the second half of the Packers game vs. the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012 at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mike Roemer / Associated Press

First place: Sports Picture Story: A chapandaz who managed to drop the dead carcass in the "halal" circle can win anything from $100 to several thousand U.S. dollars in the Afghani game of Buzkashi. The prize is awarded directly, and then the game starts over again.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Casper Hedberg

First place - Spot News: A Syrian man cries while holding the body of his son, killed by the Syrian Army, near Dar El Shifa hospital in Aleppo, Syria.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Manu Brabo / Associated Press

Winner - World Understanding Award: "Hunters" explores the complex relationship that exists between man and animal, the hunter and the hunted, as both struggle to adapt to our changing environments. At the beginning of the 20th century, East African hunting safaris became a fashionable pursuit among members of the privileged classes, particularly in Britain and the United States.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Chancellor

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The winners of the 70th annual “Pictures of the Year International” awards were announced last week at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism. Here is a selection of the top winners in some of the categories. View the winning entries at POYi.org and the full winners list.

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Premier Awards

PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR

First Place, Paul Hansen, Dagens Nyheter

Second Place, Damon Winter, The New York Times

Third Place, Dave Weatherwax, The Herald

PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR – FREELANCE/AGENCY

First Place, Paolo Pellegrin, Magnum Photos

Second Place, Tomas Munita, Freelance for The New York Times

Third Place, Paolo Marchetti, Freelance

Award of Excellence, Vincent Yu, Associated Press

SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR

First Place, Ezra Shaw, Getty Images

Second Place, Quinn Rooney, Getty Images

Third Place, Donald Miralle, Freelance

Award of Excellence, Patrick Smith, Freelance

Award of Excellence, Simon Bruty, Sports Illustrated

Award of Excellence, Carlos Gonzalez, The Minneapolis Star Tribune

MULTIMEDIA PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR

First Place, Liz O. Baylen, Los Angeles Times

Second Place, Rick Loomis, Los Angeles Times

Third Place, McKenna Ewen, The Minneapolis Star Tribune

Award of Excellence, Almudena Toral, Freelance for TIME Magazine and The New York Times

WORLD UNDERSTANDING AWARD

Winner, David Chancellor, INSTITUTE, “HUNTERS”

Finalist, Peter DiCampo, Freelance, “LIFE WITHOUT LIGHTS”

Finalist, Matt Eich, Freelance, “SIN AND SALVATION IN BAPTIST TOWN”

Finalist, Christopher Capozziello, Freelance, “THE DISTANCE BETWEEN US”

COMMUNITY AWARENESS AWARD

Winner, Arnau Bach, Freelance, “PARIS SUBURBS”

Finalist, Aaron Huey, Freelance for National Geographic Magazine, “BROKEN PROMISES: THE PINE RIDGE INDIAN RESERVATION”

Finalist, William B. Plowman, Redux Pictures, “GARY, INDIANA: CITY OF STEEL”

ENVIRONMENTAL VISION AWARD

Winner, Brent Stirton, Getty Images, “GOD’S IVORY”

Judge’s Special Recognition, Mario Tama, Getty Images, “2012 CLIMATE CHANGE: A NEW NORMAL IN AMERICA?”

Judge’s Special Recognition, Ian Willms, Getty Images, “AS LONG AS THE SUN SHINES”

BEST PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK

Winner, “(BASED ON A TRUE STORY)” by David Alan Harvey, (BurnBooks)

Judge’s Special Recognition, “UNCLE CHARLIE” by Marc Asnin, (Contrasto)

Judge’s Special Recognition, “BOSNIA: 1992-1995″ edited by Jon Jones

Finalist, “VIOLENTOLOGY: A MANUAL OF THE COLUMBIAN CONFLICT” by Stephen Ferry, (Umbrage Editions)

Finalist, “BROOKLYN BUZZ” by Alessandro Cosmelli & Gaia Light, (Damiani)

Finalist, “THE INVISIBLE CITY” by Irene Kung, Ludovico Pratesi, Francine Prose, (Contrasto)

Finalist, “ENGLAND UNCENSORED” by Peter Dench, (Emphas.is Journalism Experiences Ltd.)

Finalist, “IN THE CAR WITH R” by Rafal Milach & Huldar Breidfjord, (Czytelnia Sztuki)

Finalist, “THE WRONG SIDE: LIVING ONTHE MEXICAN BORDER” by Jerome Sessini, (Contrasto)

DOCUMENTARY PROJECT OF THE YEAR

Winner, Liz O. Baylen, Mary Vignoles, Scott Glover, Lisa Girion, Hailey Branson-Potts, Marc Duvoisin, Matt Lait, Megan Garvey, Stephanie Ferrell, Hailey Branson-Potts, Doug Smith, Sandra Poindexter, Maloy Moore, Armand Emamdjomeh, Lily Mihalik, Lorena Iñiguez Elebee, Los Angeles Times, “DYING FOR RELIEF – A TIMES INVESTIGATION”

Finalist, Rick Loomis, Ken Weiss, Liz O. Baylen, Albert Lee, Armand Emamdjomeh, Stephanie Ferrell, Thomas Suh Lauder, Ken Schwencke, Laura Dominick, Jeff Amlotte, Mary Cooney, Marc Duvoisin, Los Angeles Times, “BEYOND 7 BILLION”

Finalist, AJ Chavar, Sohail Al-Jamea, Chris Cillizza, Kat Downs, Karen Yourish, Eddy Palanzo, Jayne Orenstein, The Washington Post, “THE ROAD TO VICTORY: HOW PRESIDENT OBAMA WON REELECTION”

Finalist, Kelly Izlar, Stephanie Bullins, Joshua Davis, Dylan Gilroy, Jon Kasbe, Kelly McHugh, Spencer Bakalar, Cyrus Huneycutt, Vanessa Patchettt, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, “100 GALLONS”

ANGUS McDOUGALL OVERALL EXCELLENCE IN EDITING AWARD

Winner, The Denver Post

Los Angeles Times POYi prizes (full winners list):

MULTIMEDIA PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR

First place, Liz O. Baylen

Second place, Rick Loomis

DOCUMENTARY PROJECT OF THE YEAR

Winner, Liz O. Baylen, Mary Vignoles, Scott Glover, Lisa Girion, Hailey Branson-Potts, Marc Duvoisin, Matt Lait, Megan Garvey, Stephanie Ferrell, Hailey Branson-Potts, Doug Smith, Sandra Poindexter, Maloy Moore, Armand Emamdjomeh, Lily Mihalik, Lorena Iñiguez Elebee: “DYING FOR RELIEF – A TIMES INVESTIGATION

Finalist, Rick Loomis, Ken Weiss, Liz O. Baylen, Albert Lee, Armand Emamdjomeh, Stephanie Ferrell, Thomas Suh Lauder, Ken Schwencke, Laura Dominick, Jeff Amlotte, Mary Cooney, Marc Duvoisin: “BEYOND 7 BILLION

ISSUE REPORTING PICTURE STORY – NEWSPAPER

First place, Liz O. Baylen: “LIFE-CHANGING DOSE”

Award of Excellence, Allen Schaben: “SHADOW SURFER

EDITING PORTFOLIO – NEWSPAPER

First place, Mary Cooney

NEWS & ISSUE STORY EDITING – NEWSPAPER

Award of Excellence, Colin Crawford, Steve Stroud: “EVIL VISITED THIS COMMUNITY”

FEATURE STORY EDITING – NEWSPAPER

Second place, Mary Cooney, Kelli Sullivan, Rick Loomis: “A HUMAN DELUGE”

Award of Excellence, Mary Cooney, Kelli Sullivan, Rick Loomis: “A CHURCH’S CHOICE”

Award of Excellence, Mary Cooney, Rick Loomis, Kelli Sullivan: “WITHERING IN HUNGER’S GRIP”
SERIES OR SPECIAL SECTION

First place, Mary Cooney, Rick Loomis, Kelli Sullivan: “BEYOND 7 BILLION”

BEST NEWSPAPER

Second place

BEST WEBSITE

First place

NEWS MULTIMEDIA STORY

Second place, Bryan Chan: “SPACE SHUTTLE ENDEAVOUR’S TREK ACROSS L.A.

ISSUE REPORTING MULTIMEDIA STORY

Award of Excellence, Liz O. Baylen & Mary Vignoles: “PILLS FOR LIFE

FEATURE MULTIMEDIA STORY

Third place, Liz O. Baylen & Mary Vignoles: “BITTER PILLS”

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