European Press Prize 2023 winners announced

The European Press Prize has announced the winners for its 2023 edition, honoring outstanding European journalism that reflected significant events impacting Europe and the world.

This year, the Prize awarded the Migration Journalism category for the first time and dedicated its Special Award to coverage of the Ukraine war.

The winning works covered a range of topics, including migration crises, environmental emergencies and conflicts.

Discover the Prize 2023 awards:



The travelling tribunal, by Johannes Böhme, published by Die Zeit.



Death weapons: inside a teenage terrorist network, by Alexander Nabert, Christina Brause, Bryan Bender, Nick Robyns-Early, published by Welt Am Sonntag, POLITICO.



Russian Asset Tracker, by Juliette Garside, Simon Goodley, Jasper Jolly, Kalyeena Makortoff, Antonio Baquero, Lara Dihmis, Alex Dziadosz, Jared Ferrie, Brian Fitzpatrick, Kevin Hall, Ilya Lozovsky, Eli Moskowitz, Will Neal, Stelios Orphanides, Miranda Patrucic, Olesya Shmagun, Graham Stack, Tom Stocks, Drew Sullivan, Julia Wallace, Jonny Wrate, Jan Strozyk, Misha Gagarin, Karina Shedrofsky, Alina Tsogoeva, Ivana Jeremić, Olena LaFoy, Bojana Pavlović, Dima Stoianov, Romina Colman, Ilia Donskikh, Nathan Jaccard, James O’Brien, Edin Pašović, Mark Nightingale, published by OCCRP, The Guardian and research and media partners: Anti-Corruption Data Collective,, Delfi Estonia, Follow the Money, Forbes,, infoLibre, Inside Story, Investigative Center of Jan Kuciak,, IrpiMedia, MANS, Miami Herald, Le Monde, NDR, Oštro, profil, Re:Baltica,,, SVT, Tamedia, De Tijd, Transparency International UK.



“She lost consciousness as it was happening and she’s actually grateful she did.” What we know about the rapes perpetrated in Ukraine by Russian soldiers, by Alla Konstantinova, published by Mediazona, Internazionale, Gazeta Wyborcza, gdh.



The long road to a home in Europe, byMaartje Bakker, César Dezfuli, published by de Volkskrant.



Suicide missions, abuse, physical threats: International Legion fighters speak out against leadership’s misconduct, by Anna Myroniuk, Alexander Khrebet, published by The Kyiv Independent

For its 2023 edition, the European Press Prize partnered up with the ZEG Storytelling Festival, a festival of storytelling and journalism organised in Tbilisi by Coda Story and Impact Hub Tbilisi.

About the European Press Prize

The European Press Prize aims to recognize excellence in European journalism and promote transparent, independent reporting on critical issues, and it is supported by various foundations that aim to promote quality journalism in Europe.

The European Press Prize is awarded on a yearly basis in 5 categories: Distinguished Reporting, Innovation, Public Discourse, Investigative Reporting, and Migration Journalism. The Panel of Judges also awards a Special Award to journalism that defies categories and disciplines. Each award is worth €10,000.

iMEdD is a funding member in the European Press Prize.