Tyler Hicks Wins Robert Capa Gold Medal Award

By David Walker

A Westgate mall visitor shelters children during an attack by Somali gunmen last September. ©Tyler Hicks/The New York Times

A Westgate mall visitor shelters children during an attack by Somali gunmen last September. ©Tyler Hicks/The New York Times

Tyler Hicks of The New York Times has won the 2013 Robert Capa Gold Medal Award for his coverage of the attack last September on the Westgate mall in Nairobi, Kenya, the Overseas Press Club (OPC) has announced.

Hicks won the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography last week for the same story.

The Robert Capa Award is bestowed annually for the best foreign photo coverage “requiring exceptional courage and enterprise,” according to OPC. In announcing this year’s award, OPC noted that …read more

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