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National Press Awards – shortlists announced

Shortlists for the National Press Awards for 2019, organised by the Society of Editors, have been announced.

National Press Awards – shortlists announced

The National Press Awards recognise reporters and correspondents, commentators, columnists, cartoonists, designers, podcasts, photographers, scoops, investigations and campaigns. The awards culminate with the News Website of the Year, and Daily and Sunday Newspaper of the Year titles.

There are 42 categories including the Journalists’ Charity Award, the Cudlipp Award for campaign of the year and the Georgina Henry Prize for Innovation, in memory of the former deputy editor of The Guardian and founding member of Women in Journalism. A shortlist for the Georgina Henry Prize will be announced at a later date.

Winners will be announced at a celebratory gala dinner at the Royal Lancaster Hotel, London on Thursday 2 April 2020.

The awards are organised on behalf of the industry by the Society of Editors. Proceeds help to fund campaigns by the Society of Editors for media freedom and the Journalists’ Charity.

Sponsors for the awards include Camelot which has supported the Society of Editors since 2001, Amazon, Wiggin, the Journalists’ Charity, PA Media, and the British Journalism Review.

Ian Murray, chairman of the judges and Executive Director of the Society of Editors said: “Once again the journalism of the national media here in the UK has shown it is second to none in the world. The sheer depth and courage of much of the investigation and reporting of the nation’s life is breath-taking when seen in the entries for these awards.

“From record entries, the judges have had an incredibly difficult task in reaching those shortlisted here. The awards themselves on April 2 will be a night to remember.”

National Press Awards Shortlist for 2019

INTERVIEWER OF THE YEAR – POPULAR

Emily Retter, Daily Mirror

Jan Moir, Daily Mail

Jenny Johnston, Daily Mail

Patrick Hill, Sunday Mirror

Sarah Oliver, The Mail on Sunday

Susannah Butter, Evening Standard

INTERVIEWER OF THE YEAR – BROADSHEET

Andrew Billen, The Times

Chrissy Iley, The Sunday Times Magazine

Decca Aitkenhead, The Sunday Times Magazine

Janice Turner, The Times

Krissi Murison, The Sunday Times Magazine

Rachel Sylvester, The Times

COLUMNIST OF THE YEAR – POPULAR

Jan Moir, Daily Mail

Liz Jones, The Mail on Sunday

Piers Morgan, The Mail on Sunday

Ros Wynne-Jones, Daily Mirror

Ruth Sunderland, Daily Mail

Sarah Vine, Daily Mail

COLUMNIST OF THE YEAR – BROADSHEET

Bryony Gordon, The Telegraph

Deborah Orr, i

Giles Coren, The Times

Janice Turner, The Times

Jeremy Clarkson, The Sunday Times

Marina Hyde, The Guardian

FEATURE WRITER OF THE YEAR – POPULAR

Barbara Davies, Daily Mail

Emily Retter, Daily Mirror

Guy Adams, Daily Mail

Ian Birrell, The Mail on Sunday

Oliver Harvey, The Sun

Richard Pendlebury, Daily Mail

FEATURE WRITER OF THE YEAR – BROADSHEET

Christina Lamb, The Sunday Times Magazine

Helen Rumbelow, The Times

Hugo Rifkind, The Times

Sharon Hendry, The Sunday Times Magazine

Simon Hattenstone and Daniel Lavelle, The Guardian

Simon Kuper, Financial Times

CRITIC OF THE YEAR

Ally Ross, The Sun

Deborah Ross, The Mail on Sunday

Grace Dent, The Guardian

Lucy Mangan, The Guardian

Marina O’Loughlin, The Sunday Times Magazine

Michael Billington, The Guardian

BUSINESS & FINANCE JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

Jeff Prestridge, The Mail on Sunday

Jeremy Warner, The Telegraph

Jim Armitage, Evening Standard

Madison Marriage, Financial Times

Philip Aldrick, The Times

Tim Bradshaw, Financial Times

POLITICAL REPORTER OF THE YEAR

Alex Wickham, BuzzFeed UK

Jack Blanchard, POLITICO

Peter Foster, Daily Telegraph

Steven Swinford, The Times

Tim Shipman, The Sunday Times

Tom Newton-Dunn, The Sun

POLITICAL COMMENTATOR OF THE YEAR

Camilla Tominey, Daily Telegraph

James Forsyth, The Sun

Marina Hyde, The Guardian

Matt Chorley, The Times

Tim Shipman, The Sunday Times

Tom McTague, The Atlantic

FOREIGN REPORTER OF THE YEAR

Anthony Loyd, The Times

Chloe Cornish, Financial Times

Christina Lamb, The Sunday Times

Kim Sengupta, The Independent

Louise Callaghan, The Sunday Times

Tom Wilson, Financial Times

SCIENCE JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

Clive Cookson, Financial Times

Hannah Devlin, The Guardian

Michael Le Page, New Scientist

Robin McKie, The Observer

Sarah Knapton, The Telegraph

Tom Whipple, The Times

HEALTH JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

Chris Smyth, The Times

Clare Wilson, New Scientist

Laura Donnelly, Daily Telegraph

Martin Bagot, Daily Mirror

Sarah Boseley, The Guardian

Shaun Lintern, The Independent

YOUNG JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

Adam Crafton, The Athletic UK

Harry Yorke, The Telegraph

Henry Zeffman, The Times

Holly Bancroft, The Mail on Sunday

Megan Agnew, The Sunday Times Magazine

Shanti Das, The Sunday Times

FASHION JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

Anna Murphy, The Times

Bethan Holt, The Telegraph

Harriet Walker, The Times

Jess Cartner-Morley, The Guardian

Jo Ellison, Financial Times

Lisa Armstrong, Daily Telegraph

TECHNOLOGY JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

Alex Hern, The Guardian

Danny Fortson, The Sunday Times Magazine

Laurence Dodds, The Telegraph

Madhumita Murgia, Financial Times

Mehul Srivastava, Financial Times

Tim Bradshaw, Financial Times

ENVIRONMENT JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

Damian Carrington, The Guardian

Joe Shute, Telegraph

John Ingham, Daily Express

Leslie Hook, Financial Times

Nada Farhoud, Daily Mirror

Tom Parry, Daily Mirror

TRAVEL JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

Chris Haslam, The Sunday Times

Duncan Craig, The Sunday Times

Greg Dickinson, The Telegraph

Katie Glass, Freelance

Sarah Turner, The Mail on Sunday

Simon Usborne, Financial Times

SPECIALIST JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

Camilla Tominey, Daily Telegraph

Charles Hymas, Daily Telegraph

David Bond, Financial Times

Robert Booth, The Guardian

Robert Mendick, Daily Telegraph

Rosamund Urwin, The Sunday Times

REPORTING DIVERSITY AWARD

FT Video team – Diversity with June Sarpong, Financial Times

Geraldine McKelvie, Sunday Mirror

Ian Birrell, The Mail on Sunday

Telegraph Women’s Sport, The Telegraph

The Athletic UK

The Voice

SHOWBIZ REPORTER OF THE YEAR

Andy Halls, The Sun

Ashleigh Rainbird, Daily Mirror

Clemmie Moodie, The Sun on Sunday

Krissi Murison, The Sunday Times Magazine

Simon Boyle, The Sun

Tom Bryant, Daily Mirror

THE HUGH MCILVANNEY AWARD FOR SPORTS JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

Daniel Taylor, The Athletic UK

Donald McRae, The Guardian

Jeremy Wilson, The Telegraph

Laura Lambert, Daily Mail

Martin Samuel, Daily Mail

Matt Lawton, The Times

PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR

Danny Lawson, PA Media

Hannah McKay, Reuters

Jeremy Selwyn, Evening Standard

Stefan Rousseau, PA Media

Tim Flach, 1843 Magazine, The Economist

Yui Mok, PA Media

SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR

Andy Hooper, Daily Mail

Carl Recine, Thomson Reuters

Kevin Quigley, Daily Mail

Mike Egerton, PA Media

Richard Pelham, The Sun

Tom Jenkins, The Guardian and The Observer

CARTOONIST OF THE YEAR

Chris Riddell, The Observer

Christian Adams, Evening Standard

Matt Pritchett, The Telegraph

Michael Heath, The Mail on Sunday

Nick Newman, The Sunday Times

Steve Bright, The Sun

SCOOP OF THE YEAR

Operation Yellowhammer, The Sunday Times

Shamima Begum: Anthony Loyd interview, The Times

Sir Philip Green and Britain’s #MeToo scandal, Daily Telegraph

The Prime Minister and the American businesswoman, The Sunday Times

The Washington Files, The Mail on Sunday

We’re Orf/ Megxit, The Sun

SCOOP: POPULAR LIFE

Liam Neeson racism, The Independent

Prince Phillip Crash Victim, Sunday Mirror

Tesco charity cards and China’s prison slaves, The Sunday Times

The Prime Minister and the American businesswoman, The Sunday Times

The Ultimate Betrayal, The Mail on Sunday

When Michail Antonio drove a Lamborghini into my garden dressed as a snowman on Christmas Day, The Athletic UK

INVESTIGATION OF THE YEAR

Locked Up For Being Autistic, The Mail on Sunday

‘Nick’ Investigation, Daily Mail

Prince Andrew, The Mail on Sunday

Sir Philip Green and the British #MeToo Scandal, Daily Telegraph

The Prime Minister and the American businesswoman, The Sunday Times

WWF’s Secret War, BuzzFeed UK

BUSINESS & FINANCE TEAM OF THE YEAR

Business and Finance Team, The Mail on Sunday

Financial Times business reporters – Woodford’s downfall, Financial Times

The Sun Money, The Sun

The Sunday Times Business & Money, The Sunday Times

The Telegraph Business and Finance Team, The Telegraph

The Times Business Team, The Times

NEWS PODCAST OF THE YEAR

FT UK Politics, Financial Times

Red Box, The Times

Tales of Silicon Valley, The Sunday Times

The Leader, Evening Standard

The Tortoise Podcast, Tortoise

Today in Focus, The Guardian

LIFESTYLE PODCAST OF THE YEAR

Giles Coren Has No Idea, The Times

Mail+ It’s Friday! with Jim White, Daily Mail

The Dan Wootton Interview, The Sun

The Sun Football Podcast, The Sun

Walking the Dog, The Times

Women Tech Charge, Evening Standard

THE CUDLIPP AWARD – CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR

Change the Law for Life: Organ Donors, Daily Mirror

Clean Air for All Campaign, The Times

End the Dementia Care Cost Betrayal, Daily Mail

Girls, Inspired by Telegraph Women’s Sport, The Telegraph

Save our Post Offices, Daily Mail

Time to End Cystic Fibrosis Drug Scandal, Daily Express

SPORTS NEWS STORY OF THE YEAR

Alberto Salazar Doping Ban by Matt Lawton, The Times

Alex Hales’ suspension by Ali Martin, The Guardian

Concussion in Women by Fiona Tomas, The Telegraph

Liverpool Spygate by Martyn Ziegler and Matt Dickinson, The Times

Revealed: $880m secret World Cup payments to Fifa, The Sunday Times

Saracens, Daily Mail

NEWS REPORTER OF THE YEAR

Claire Newell, Daily Telegraph

Martin Fricker, Daily Mirror

Robert Mendick, Daily Telegraph

Rosamund Urwin, The Sunday Times

Stephen Wright, Daily Mail

Tom Kelly, Daily Mail

SUPPLEMENT OF THE YEAR

FT Weekend Life & Arts, Financial Times

G2, The Guardian

Good Health, Daily Mail

T2, The Times

Telegraph Women’s Sport, The Telegraph

The New Review, The Observer

MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR

1843 Magazine, The Economist

Design, The Observer

FT Weekend Magazine, Financial Times

The Telegraph Magazine, The Daily Telegraph

The Times Magazine, The Times

You, The Mail on Sunday

FRONT PAGE OF THE YEAR

A Crying Shame, Daily Mail

A woman groped, another put in a headlock, and a black man told he was ‘still throwing spears in the jungle’, Daily Telegraph

Bring Me Home: The Times finds former schoolgirl who fled to join Isis in Syrian refugee camp, The Times

Cripes I’ve won, The Sunday Times

Give me a world I can grow up in, Daily Mirror

La tragedie de Notre Dame, The Scotsman

NEWS WEBSITE OF THE YEAR

ft.com

inews.co.uk

mirror.co.uk

The Telegraph

The Times and The Sunday Times

theguardian.com

DAILY NEWSPAPER OF THE YEAR

Daily Mail

Daily Mirror

Daily Telegraph

Financial Times

The Sun

The Times

SUNDAY NEWSPAPER OF THE YEAR

Sunday Mirror

The Mail on Sunday

The Observer

The Sun on Sunday

The Sunday Telegraph

The Sunday Times