News provider of the year - British Journalism Awards
The FT was named News Provider of the Year for the second year running at the 2019 Press Gazette British Journalism Awards on 10th December.
The judges praised the FT for its “consistent high-quality journalism across various platforms” and “enviable ability to secure jaw-dropping exclusives”. They described the FT as being “at the forefront of journalism innovation” and “proved it is possible to turn a profit whilst investing in quality.”
The FT also scooped two prizes for its technology and politics journalism, and Clare Dwyer Hogg was highly commended for her innovative short film on the impact of Brexit: A cry from the Irish border.
Jim Pickard, Robert Shrimsley, Jonathan Ford, Chris Giles, Delphine Strauss and Sebastian Payne were honoured in the politics category for The Corbyn Revolution, an FT Series on Labour’s agenda to transform Britain’s economy. The British Journalism Awards, now in their eighth year, recognise exceptional journalism in the public interest. A panel of 60 judges from across the news industry judge entries on three criteria: revelation, journalistic rigour and public interest.