Announcements

  • The Financial Times and The Bodley Head announce third annual essay prize

    The Financial Times has been a byword for quality writing since 1888, home to some of the world’s best journalists and feature writers, including Martin Wolf, Lucy Kellaway and Gillian Tett. The Bodley Head publishes a distinguished list of non-fiction books by writers including Simon Schama, Karen Armstrong, Jeffrey Sachs and Roger Penrose.

    The Bodley Head/Financial Times Essay Prize aims to discover global young talent in long-form essay writing. This competition is open to anyone between 18-35 years old who would like their work to be read and judged by Simon Schama, Tom Weldon (CEO, Penguin Random House UK), Stuart Williams (Publisher, The Bodley Head), Dan Franklin (Digital Publisher, Random House Group), Caroline Daniel (Editor, FT Weekend) and Lucy Tuck (Editor of FT Life & Arts).

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  • Financial Times and McKinsey announce shortlist for 2014 Business Book of the Year Award

    The Financial Times and McKinsey & Company today publish the shortlist for the 2014 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award. Now in its tenth year, the award is an essential calendar fixture for authors and the global business community alike and recognises a title that provides the most compelling and enjoyable insight into modern business issues.

    For this year’s shortlist, the distinguished judges have chosen the six most influential business books in 2014:

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  • Financial Times hosts Autumn Party in New York

    On Tuesday, September 23, the Financial Times welcomed 175 guests to a reception on The Roof at the Viceroy Hotel in New York.

    Hosted by Editor Lionel Barber, US Managing Editor Gillian Tett and Deputy CEO and Global Commercial Director Ben Hughes, the event celebrated new developments at the FT, including the refresh of the 126-year-old pink paper and Tett’s appointment.

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  • FT launches customisable API for corporate, government and education customers

    The Headline API enables information professionals to create lists of relevant FT headlines and integrate these into their intranet, CRM system or whichever technology platform they use, providing more convenient access to FT information. Headlines will be updated as soon as new stories are published and users click through to FT.com to read the full article.

    FT B2B managing director Caspar de Bono said: “The FT Headline API is one of many investments we’re making in our API offering, which helps customers integrate FT news into the applications most useful to them. The tool enables users to define what makes an article relevant, provides advanced filtering for what content appears and the ability to change the feed in real time”

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  • Financial Times refreshes its newspaper for the digital age

    The Financial Times today launches a refreshed newspaper, designed for the modern reader who consumes journalism in a variety of formats and values the editorial judgment and serendipity of a newspaper.

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Alternately, view a full list of our media contacts.