About this event

 

The British Journalism Awards, launched partly as a response to the hacking scandal and the Leveson inquiry – aim to celebrate and promote great journalism which is both interesting to the public AND in the public interest.

The 2016 British Journalism Awards are held at Stationers’ Hall in London on Tuesday, 6 December, 2016.

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Application events and deadlines

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    Business, Finance and Economics Journalism

    For the journalist who has done the most to probe and investigate the world of business. For print/online entries provide up to three supporting articles. For broadcasters up to three video or audio news clips, or one news programme (half hour or longer), can be submitted. Collaborative (team) entries are accepted. Supporting statement of up to 500 words.

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    Sports Journalism

    Aimed at the sports journalist who has done the most to investigate the world of sport and serve the public interest. For print/online entries, provide up to three supporting articles. For broadcasters, up to three video or audio news clips, or one news programme (half hour or longer), can be submitted. Collaborative (team) entries are accepted. Supporting statement of up to 500 words.

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    Science and Technology Journalism

    Aimed at journalists who cover science, health, technology and the environment, with a focus on those involved in investigative features and news (rather than comment). For print/online entries, provide up to three supporting articles. For broadcasters up to three video or audio news clips, or one news programme (half hour or longer), can be submitted. Collaborative (team) entries are accepted. Supporting statement of up to 500 words.

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    New Journalist of the Year

    This award is for a relative newcomer to the industry (who may have worked in other jobs before), and has been a journalist for less than 36 months. For print/online entries, provide up to three supporting articles. For broadcasters, up to three video or audio news clips, or one news programme (half hour or longer) can be submitted. Supporting statement of up to 500 words.

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    Digital Innovation

    For the journalist or team, who has done the most to help secure the future of public interest journalism with a digital innovation. It could be a successful app, website, blog, a piece of software or hardware. A successful paywall or other commercial strategies could also be considered. A supporting statement of up to 500 words is required. This can also include links (not included in the word count). Entrants can also supply up to three supporting images.

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    Foreign Affairs Journalism

    For the journalist working for a UK audience, whose reports from overseas have done the most to serve the public interest. For print/online entries, provide up to three supporting articles. For broadcasters, up to three video or audio news clips, or one news programme (half hour or longer) can be submitted. Collaborative (team) entries are accepted. Supporting statement of up to 500 words.

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    Campaign of the Year

    For the series of articles or broadcasts which have done the most to make a difference in society and have served the public interest (you cannot enter the same work in Campaign and Investigation categories). For print/online entries, provide up to five supporting articles. For broadcasters, up to five video or audio news clips, or one news programme (half hour or longer) can be submitted. Collaborative (team) entries are accepted. Supporting statement of up to 500 words which can also include additional links.

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    Investigation of the Year

    For the most incisive and revelatory public interest investigation of the year (you cannot enter the same work in Campaign and Investigation). For print/online entries, provide up to five supporting articles. For broadcasters, up to five video or audio news clips, or one news programme (half hour or longer), can be submitted. Collaborative (team) entries are accepted. Supporting statement of up to 500 words which can also include additional links.

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    Photojournalism

    For the photographer whose work has done the most to serve the public interest. Submit up to three photos (Jpeg files). Entrants can also provide PDFs of the photos as they appeared in print or online. Six-file limit per entry. Supporting statement of up to 500 words.

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    Local Heroes Award

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    For the journalist who has done the most to serve the public interest at a local or regional level. For print/online entries provide up to three supporting articles. For broadcasters up to three video or audio news clips, or one news programme (half hour or longer), can be submitted. Collaborative (team) entries are accepted. Supporting statement of up to 500 words. Journalists who work for national titles cannot enter this award.

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    Politics Journalism

    This award is aimed at the journalist who has done the most to hold politicians to account, with an emphasis on revelation and investigation (rather than purely commentary). For print/online entries provide up to three supporting articles. For broadcasters up to three video or audio news clips, or one news programme (half hour or longer), can be submitted. Collaborative (team) entries are accepted. Supporting statement of up to 500 words.

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    Popular Journalism

    This is the prize for the journalist who has done the most to serve the public interest with a piece of journalism which also has mass market appeal. Open to tabloid and mid-market newspapers, broadcast journalism with a mass-market audience and website journalism which has mass appeal. For print/online entries provide up to three supporting articles. For broadcasters up to three video or audio news clips, or one news programme (half hour or longer), can be submitted. Collaborative (team) entries are accepted. Supporting statement of up to 500 words.

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    Journalist of the Year

    For the outstanding journalist of the year. This may, or may not, go to someone who has entered another category.

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    The Marie Colvin award

    For the journalist who over the course of their career, has done the most to raise the reputation of the trade of journalism, in the tradition of the late Sunday Times foreign correspondent. There is no entry fee to enter this award. Anyone can make a nomination for this prize by providing a covering statement of up to 500 words.

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    Scoop of the Year

    This is the prize for the best story of the year (you can only enter one story for this award). For print/online entries provide one supporting article. For broadcasters one audio or video news clip, or one news programme (half hour or longer), can be submitted. Collaborative (team) entries are accepted. Supporting statement of up to 500 words.

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    Specialist Journalism

    A new prize recognising the best public interest journalism on specialist/B2B newspapers, magazines, websites, and broadcast outlets. This is for journalism aimed at a specialist business, trade or other interest areas. Specialist journalists on general interest publications (such as national newspapers) can enter for this award if their specialism is not covered by other categories. For print/online entries provide up to three supporting articles. For broadcasters up to three video or audio news clips, or one news programme (half hour or longer), can be submitted. Collaborative (team) entries are accepted. Supporting statement of up to 500 words.

Judges

Meet the judges

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David Banks

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Kurt Barling

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Henry Bonsu

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Heather Brooke

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Paul Charman

Peter Cole

Peter Cole

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Vikki Cook

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Peter Cox

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John Dale

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Jeremy Dear

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Graham Dudman

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John Edwards

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Robin Esser

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Kim Fletcher

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Neil Fowler

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Alan Geere

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Liz Gerard

Christopher Hird

Christopher Hird

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Lis Howell

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Geoffrey Lean

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Dr Fiona Lethbridge

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John Mair

Lisa Markwell

Lisa Markwell

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Rosalind Mckenzie

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Robin Morgan

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Iain Overton

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Eve Pollard

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Peter Preston

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Ian Reeves

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Murdoch Rogers

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Bridget Rowe

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Bob Satchwell

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Mary Ann Sieghart

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Jane Singer

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Jon Slattery

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Moira Sleight

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John Sweeney

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Anita Syvret

Neil Wallis

Neil Wallis

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Rosie Waterhouse

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Charlie Wilson

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Dominic Young

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Patrick Younge

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The 2016 British Journalism Awards are sponsored by

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Venue: Stationers’ Hall

  • Stationers' Hall Court, City of London, London

    Event Information:

  • Emily Mincer
  • +44(0)2079366785
  • britishjournalismawards@pressgazette.co.uk

    Sponsorship Information:

  • Kalpesh Vadher – Commercial Manager
  • kalpesh.vadher@pressgazette.co.uk

 

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