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.
Tanya Powley, the FT’s personal finance reporter, was also highly commended in the ‘Mortgage Journalist of the Year’ category.
-Towers Watson recognized Andrew Hill, the FT’s associate and management editor, as ‘National Media HR Journalist of the Year’ in the annual Excellence in HR Journalism Awards.
-The FT has also been nominated for two New Media Age awards, recognising the best ways interactive media is used to deliver tangible business results to an organisation. The FT was nominated in the ‘Best Use of Mobile’ and ‘Special Award for Technological Innovation’ categores. Winners will be announced on June 28.
-Two FT research projects have been shortlisted by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) in their annual awards. The FT’s Average Daily Global Audience (ADGA) Measurement is short-listed in the ‘Audience Measurement’ category, and the FT Integration Initiative is short-listed in the “Cross Media’ category. Winners will be announced at the IAB Europe Interact Congress on May 30.