United States Emmy for Best Investigative Documentary
British Academy Award for Best Factual Series
Grierson Award for Best British Documentary
George Foster Peabody Award (Twice)
The Foreign Press Association's "Documentary of the Year" Award
The Foreign Press Association's "Journalist of the Year" Award, shared with Saeed Kamali Dehghan.
International Documentary Association Award for Distinguished Documentary Achievement
International Film Critics Award
Royal Television Society Award (3 times)
Basle Prize, awarded by the European Broadcasting Union for the Best Educational Programme.
Gold Medal – Mannheim International Festival
Clarion Award for best television documentary from the Association of Women in Communication.
Golden Hugo – Chicago International Festival
Genesis Award for Outstanding Premium Cable Documentary
Gold Award – New York International Festival
Gold Special Jury Award, 1999 Worldfest-Houston
Golden Sheaf Award for the Best International Documentary over thirty minutes.
Gold Sheaf Award for Best International Documentary under thirty minutes
Premier documentary award at the 2001 International Festival of Cinema and Religion.
Best Religious Production – Eleventh Annual Television Movie Awards (Mount Freedom)
Chris Award at the Columbus Film & Video Festival (Twice)
Cable Ace Award for Best Environmental /Nature Documentary of Series
Cable Ace Award for Best Editing of a Documentary Special
Blue Ribbon – American Film & Video Festival
United States Film Festival (Sundance) – Special Commendation
British Medical Association’s Medicine in Media Award
First Prize in the British Medical Association’s one-off series category
Second Prize in the British Medical Association’s one-off series category
Easter Seals Award for Positive Portrayal of the handicapped
Silver Medal in the Human Relations Category – New York International Festival
Silver Award – Houston International Festival
Silver Award at the World Media Festival 2004