Additions to AP’s Ukraine team
In a memo to staff on Monday, News Director for Europe and Africa James Jordan and Deputy Director for International Photography Tony Hicks made two announcements: Hanna Arhirova is AP’s new Ukraine correspondent, and field producer Vasilisa Stepanenko and photographer Evgeniy Maloletka, previously AP freelancers, have joined the staff:
AP wins 2 Royal Television Society awards
AP field producer Vasilisa Stepanenko and AP video journalist Mstyslav Chernov were honored at the Royal Television Society’s 2023 Television Journalism Awards on Wednesday in London.
AP-Frontline doc ‘20 Days in Mariupol’ debuts at Sundance
The AP-Frontline documentary “20 Days in Mariupol,” a harrowing retelling of the Russian siege of the city, made its world premiere Friday at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.
AP earns 3 Bayeux awards for Ukraine coverage
Stunning visual coverage of the war in Ukraine has earned The Associated Press three first prize trophies at the 29th Bayeux Calvados-Normandy Award for war correspondents.
Using ‘liberated’ in Ukraine
The recent recapturing of territory from the Russians in the Kharkiv region by the Ukrainian armed forces has raised a question: Should AP use the term “liberated” for these towns and villages?