Shortlist for the 2016 MJA Awards

By June 6, 2016Public
2016 Awards Judging Lynn Faulds Wood

Judges Lynn Faulds Wood and June Walton

Our esteemed panel of judges has deliberated, debated and finally decided the winners of the 2016 MJA Awards — and all will be revealed on June 23 at the Barber-Surgeon’s Hall in the City of London.

BBC journalist Nicholas Owen is our master of ceremonies and music will be provided by the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

The winner of our headline award for Outstanding Contribution to Medical Journalism, which is sponsored by the NHS Confederation, is on one of these shortlists.

If you are a member and planning to attend, please RSVP via the form at the end of this post. Doors open at 6.30 for a 7pm start to the presentations, which will be followed by supper and drinks.

 
 
2016 Awards judging room

Judgement day at the Wellcome Institute

MJA Awards, 2016, shortlist

If you click on the finalists name you will be able to see/hear/view their winning work

Charity Writer of the Year

Kat Arney – Cancer Research UK

Madeleine Bailey– Multiple Sclerosis Society

Sarah Brealey – Heart Matters (British Heart Foundation)

 

2016 Awards judging Prof David Bender and Jo Revill

Professor David Bender and Jo Revill

Blogger of the Year

NB: For these finalists the link takes you to an example of their submitted work as three pieces were allowed in this category

Rachel Clarkebma.org.uk

Jane Feinmann – HealthInsightUK

James Gallagher – BBC News

Max Pemberton – Daily Mail

Ann Robinson –  The Guardian

 

2016 Awards judging- Ed Davies

Ed Davies

Newcomer of the Year 

Roisin Dervish-O’Kane – Healthy Magazine

Alex Matthews-King – Pulse

Victoria Parsons – The Bureau of Investigative Journalism

 

Regional Reporter of the Year

2016 Awards juding Prof Vivienne Nathanson

Professor Vivienne Nathanson

Sam Blackledge – Plymouth Herald

Jonathan Gibson – BBC Inside Out West Midlands

Matthew Hill – BBC Inside Out West

 

Website of the Year

Hippocratic Post

Guardian Healthcare Professional Network

Mosaic

 

Mental Health Story of the Year

David Brown – BBC News

Nicholas Carding – Eastern Daily Press

Natasha Loder – The Economist

Jo Cannon – bma.org.uk

Rachel Younger – ITV News

 

Health Book of the Year, sponsored by the MJA

Kat Arney –  Herding Hemingway’s  Cats

Helen Pearson –  The Life Project

Steve Silberman – NeuroTribes

 

Broadcast Journalist of the Year, sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim

Adam Brimelow – BBC Radio 4 World at One

Rangan Chatterjee – BBC One

Rowan Deacon – BBC Two

Alok Jha – ITV News

Thomas Moore – Sky News

 

Feature of the Year (specialist audience), sponsored by MSD

Alison Abbott – Nature

Andy Coghlan– New Scientist

John Illman – British Journalism Review

Linda Geddes – Nature

Karen Lobban/Stephanie Jones-Berry – bma.org.uk

 

Feature of the Year (general audience), sponsored by Novo Nordisk

Caroline Scott – Sunday Times magazine

Catherine Jones – 5 News, Channel 5

Kate Kelland – Reuters

Chloe Lambert – Daily Mail

Mary-Ann Ochota – BBC Radio 4

 

News Story of the Year (specialist audience), sponsored by Sanofi Genzyme

Shaun Lintern – HSJ

Jessica Hamzelou – New Scientist

Sofia Lind – Pulse

 

News Story of the Year (general audience), sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim

Peter Blackburn – Nottingham Post

Steve Connor – Independent

Laura Donnelly – The Telegraph

Andrew Gregory – Daily Mirror

Chris Smyth – The Times

 

Case Study Story of the Year, sponsored by Lilly

Qasa Alom – BBC One Inside Out West Midlands

Catherine Jones – 5 News, Channel 5

Victoria Lambert – Daily Telegraph

Shaun Lintern – Health Service Journal

Rob Osborne – ITV Wales

 

Science Explained, sponsored by Astellas

Andrew Gregory – Daily Mirror

Alok Jha – ITV News

Bryn Nelson – Mosaic

Rebecca Ratty – Nature Reviews Cardiology & Nature Reviews Drug Discovery

David Robson – BBC Worldwide

 

Editor of the Year, sponsored by Roche

NB: For these finalists the link takes you to an example of their submitted work as three pieces were allowed in this category

Catherine de Lange – New Scientist

Alan Maryon-Davis – Public Health Today

Nigel Praities – Pulse

 

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