In 1985 Ozier shared the Pulitzer Prize in International Reporting with Josh Friedman and Dennis Bell, for a series of reports titled “Africa, The desperate Continent,” for Newsday.
For that report, Ozier also won the Polk award in News Photography. The report was about drought and famine and its political consequences.
Knight Journalism fellow at Stanford University in 1986-87.
Peter Jennings Fellow in 2007 at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, PA