Awards & Winners

Sydney Schanberg

Date of Birth 17-January-1934
Place of Birth Clinton
(Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States of America)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Sydney Hillel Schanberg
Profession Journalist, Editor, Writer, Author
Sydney Hillel Schanberg is an American journalist who is best known for his coverage of the war in Cambodia. He has also been the recipient of many other awards - including two George Polk awards, two Overseas Press Club awards and the coveted Sigma Delta Chi prize for distinguished journalism. Schanberg was played by Sam Waterston in the 1984 The Killing Fields film based on the experiences of Schanberg and the Cambodian journalist Dith Pran in Cambodia.

Awards by Sydney Schanberg

Check all the awards nominated and won by Sydney Schanberg.


Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting
(For his coverage of the Communist takeover in Cambodia, carried out at great risk when he elected to stay at his post after the fall of Phnom Penh.)