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Joel Simon, CPJ Executive Director; Ronnate Tissainayagam, wife of imprisoned Sri Lankan journalist J.S. Tissainayagam; Naziha Rejiba, Kalima, Tunisia; Mustafa Haji Abinur, Agence France-Presse, Somalia; Matt Frei, Anchor BBC World News America; Rome Hartman, Executive Producer BBC World News. Photo credit: Jeremy Bigwood

Last night at the Newseum, BBC World News America and the Committee to Protect Journalists hosted the the CPJ International Press Freedom Awards reception. BBC World News America Executive Producer, Rome Hartman, CPJ Executive Director Joel Simon and Matt Frei, anchor of BBC World News America all spoke at the event.

The International Press Freedom Awards take place in New York next Tuesday, November 24th. For more info click here.