Liberian Election Rally, 8 Oct 2005


  • National Magazine Award nominee, 2008
    "A Window on Baghdad," story and photos by Chris Hondros, published in the Virginia Quarterly Review

  • Days Japan International Photography Contest 2007
    --First Place

  • 2005 Robert Capa Gold Medal
    --awarded to the "best published photographic reporting from abroad requiring exceptional courage and enterprise"

  • World Press Photo competition 2006
    --Second Place, Spot News

  • Best of Photojournalism 2006
    --First Place, International News picture story division
    --Second Place, International News division

  • Pictures of the Year International 2006 contest:
    --First Place, Newspaper Spot News

  • 2004 Pulitzer Prize
    --Nominated Finalist, Breaking News Photography

  • 2003 John Faber Award from the Overseas Press Club
    Best Photographic Reporting from Abroad in Newspapers or Wire Services, 2003

  • World Press Photo competition 2004
    --Honorable Mention, Spot News

  • Best of Photojournalism 2004
    --First and Second Place, Magazine News division
    --Third Place, Magazine News picture story division

  • Pictures of the Year International 2004 contest:
    --Third Place, Conflict category
    --Honorable Mention, Confict category

  • Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar 2002:
    --Second place, Best Portfolio
    --First Place, General News picture

    Fellowships & Grants
  • 2001 Pew Fellowship in International Journalism

    Five-month fellowship at the Pew Center for International Journalism at Johns Hopkins University in Washington. Funded by a grant from the Pew Charitable Trusts. Completed a photo project on the impact of massive oil drilling in Nigeria, published in part by the Washington Post and the Christian Science Monitor.


    United States Agency for International Development
    project grant, 1999

Three-month grant for coverage of the Kosovo refugee crisis during the summer of 1999.  Displayed as a gallery exhibition at the USAID headquarters in the Ronald Reagan building in Washington, D.C. September 13, 1999 to January 29th, 2000, and published as an accompanying stand-alone magazine.

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