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Richard Engel’s Reporting on the Taliban’s Takeover of Afghanistan

Excellence in Coverage of Breaking News

NBC News, 2022

Author(s): Richard Engel, Gabe Joselow, Nico Hameon and Staff | NBC News


NBC’s Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel and the NBC News team poignantly captured the moment in history when the Taliban swept back into power after the collapse of the U.S.-backed Afghan government and military. Engel and his team produced thoughtful and intimate portraits of Afghans caught up in the chaos, providing viewers with extraordinary coverage of the end of America’s longest war