Jamil Anderlini, the FT’s Beijing bureau chief, is the winner of this year’s inaugural Jones-Mauthner Memorial Prize. In a strong field, Samantha Pearson, the FT’s Sao Paulo correspondent, was awarded the prize of runner-up.
The Jones-Mauthner Memorial Prize recognises outstanding reporting of international affairs by an FT journalist under 40. It is intended to encourage the tradition of excellence exemplified by the late JDF Jones and Robert Mauthner during their time as senior FT journalists.
Over the past week, the Financial Times and FT.com have been honoured with the following awards and recognitions, praising everything from its personal finance journalism to its innovative audience measurement metrics:
-FT.com’s Personal Finance section was awarded Personal Finance Website of the Year at the Headline Money Awards. In addition, the site’s Money Matters posts and interactive content were highly commended in the ‘Blog of the Year’ and ‘Best Use of Social Media’ categories.