Dawn Journalist Cyril Almeida received international journalist award in Geneva, Switzerland
*ISLAMABAD - **Dawn Journalist Cyril Almeida received international journalist award in Geneva, Switzerland.*
*Dawn* Assistant Editor Cyril Almeida on Wednesday received the International Press Institute's (IPI) 71st World Press Freedom Hero award in Geneva, Switzerland.
Almeida was honoured in a special ceremony during the annual World Congress and General Assembly of IPI — a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists in over 100 countries.
"We're proud to award the 2019 IPI World Press Freedom Hero award to Pakistan's Cyril Almeida, a columnist and assistant editor for *Dawn*," IPI shared on its Twitter account, adding: "It's an honour to recognize the courageous journalism done by Cyril and his newspaper."