Awards

The Financial Times (FT) is one of the world's leading business news and information organisations. Discover the many prestigious awards won by our publications, journalists and applications. For details of earlier awards, contact kristina.eriksson@ft.com.

Matthew Garrahan wins at LA Press Club’s National Entertainment Journalism Awards for best business story

Matthew Garrahan (@MattGarrahan), the FT’s Los Angeles correspondent, has won the award for best business story for his feature “Superheroes Soar Above Disney Tensions” at the 6th annual National Entertainment Journalism Awards.

The awards recognise top work from US-based entertainment journalists. For more details on the awards and to see the full list of winners, visit http://lapressclub.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Winners.pdf

Rita Raagas De Ramos wins award for outstanding contribution to institutional journalism

Rita Raagas De Ramos, managing editor of Ignites Asia, was honoured with the award for Outstanding Contribution to Institutional Journalism at the 2013 Institutional Press Awards, Asia Pacific. The awards recognise outstanding performance in institutional financial services reporting across the Asia Pacific region.
De Ramos was also highly commended for best editorial comment, while Glori Ye, reporter for Ignites Asia, was highly commended for Journalist of the Year in the Pensions Issues category.

Jonathan Moules wins Santander Media Award

Jonathan Moules, the FT’s enterprise correspondent, was awarded best SME/enterprise journalist at the Santander Media Awards 2013.

The Financial Times was also shortlisted for Best Use of Social Media (FT.com) and Best Newspaper Section (FT Money).

Financial Times scoops Print and Web Feature Story of the Year Award

The Financial Times was awarded the Print and Web Feature Story of the Year Award at last night’s Foreign Press Association’s Media Awards 2013 for the series Qatar: From Emirate to Empire, by Roula Khalaf and Abigail Fielding-Smith. The series was made up of the two long form articles: Qatar: what’s next for the world’s most aggressive deal hunter? and How Qatar seized control of the Syrian revolution.

Investment Adviser wins IMA team award for second consecutive year

Investment Adviser, the top title for investment professionals, has won the Investment Management Association’s (IMA) team award for Excellence in Investment Writing.

The win follows Investment Adviser’s launch of the Investment Adviser 100 Club series and its editorial focus on investment distribution after the retail distribution review (RDR) implementation in 2013. The IMA is the trade body for the UK asset management industry. Its members manage over £4.5 trillion of assets.

Financial Times wins two Editor & Publisher EPPY Awards

Nov. 1, 2013: The Financial Times was honoured with two EPPY Awards from Editor & Publisher in the “Best Mobile Website” category for their FT Web App and in the “Best Investigative/Enterprise Feature” category for the UK austerity audit, an interactive investigation exploring the economic and business consequences of UK welfare reforms.

The winning entries are selected based on content, overall impression, creativity, interactivity, and innovative thinking.

The FT was also shortlisted in three other categories:

- Best News Website with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over: FT.com

- Best Business/Finance Website with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over: FT.com

- Best Community Service on a Media-Affiliated Website with 1 million unique monthly visitors and over: The FT Seasonal Appeal

 

More information on the EPPY Awards is available at http://www.eppyawards.com/.

Financial Times recognised as title with most international appeal

The Financial Times has won silver at the 2013 Agenda Setter Award, which recognises the news publications most often quoted by other media around the world. The ranking is an indicator of investigative expertise and journalistic performance by the editorial teams of the quoted media outlets.

Roland Schatz, President of Media Tenor International, said “The FT produces the most news of international significance that media from other countries also consider to be important”.

FT recognised in Lovie awards

The FT has been recognised in the 3rd Annual Lovie Awards as Bronze Winner in the News category and the Silver Winner in the News: Tablet category.

Entries were chosen by members of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences (IADAS) from nearly 1,500 entries from over 30 countries in Europe.

Emily Gibbs wins European Young Communicators award

Emily Gibbs, the FT’s corporate communications manager, was awarded the European Young Communicators Award at the European Communication Summit. The award recognises outstanding communications projects of nominees under the age of 30 who actively contribute to shaping the future of the communications profession.

Gibbs was recognised for launching the FT’s inaugural Digital Learning Week (DLW). The 2012 event featured a range of internal and external speakers and interactive workshops, creating a dialogue with the FT’s 2500 employees about all things digital and social media. The second annual DLW will be held in September 2013.

Vanessa Friedman named Fashion Journalist of the Year at the inaugural Fashion Monitor Journalism Awards

5 July 2013: Vanessa Friedman, the FT’s fashion editor, has been named ‘Fashion Journalist of the Year’ for a general interest/lifestyle publication at the inaugural Fashion Monitor Journalism Awards. The awards recognise excellence in fashion and beauty journalism, reflecting the impact of journalism on brand success and it’s role in informing, educating and entertaining readers.

Last year, Friedman was named winner of the Newswomen’s Club of New York Front Page Award for best fashion reporting. She is the author of “Emilio Pucci” (Taschen) and an honorary professor at Glasgow-Caledonian University.

Friedman writes a weekly column for the FT and edits a daily blog, Material World, which deals with the fashion and luxury industry from both a corporate and consumer point of view, as well as the subject of dress.

Find her on twitter at @VVFriedman.

More information on the Fashion Monitor Journalism awards is available at http://www.fashionmonitorjournalismawards.com/.

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