Matthew Garrahan, Los Angeles correspondent for the Financial Times, was honored at the 53rd Los Angeles Press Club Southern California Journalism Award gala for his “Who Killed James Bond?” piece in the best entertainment feature category.
The feature ran in the July 24/25, 2010 issue of FT Weekend and sheds light on the decline of a Hollywood icon, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), one of many companies affected by bubble-era deal-making. Read the winning story at http://on.ft.com/iqmdWZ.
The FT commodities editor Javier Blas has won the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation HG Boerma prize for his coverage of the global food crisis. The $10,000 prize has been donated to international charity and last year’s FT seasonal appeal partner, Action Against Hunger.
Money Management editor Janet Walford has been awarded a prize for ‘outstanding contribution to protection journalism’ at this year’s Protection Review Awards, recognising the work Money Management has done over the years promoting protection through its regular surveys, features, spotlights and supplements.
The Financial Times on Friday won the award for Best Managed Event at The Conference Awards 2011. The winning entry was the FT AcelorMittal Boldness in Business Awards, a fully managed annual awards programme now in its third year. The judges were particularly impressed with the marketing of the conference, and said it was “a very well managed event with strong integration of all the different departments working together”.
The FT Business of Luxury Summit was shortlisted in the Best American Conference category, and The Financial Times – World Bank – Singapore Infrastructure Finance Summit was shortlisted for Best Asia Pacific Conference.