10 May 2018: The Financial Times won awards in four categories at the 2018 Headlinemoney Awards in London on Tuesday, including Journalist of the Year. The Headlinemoney Awards celebrate editorial excellence and top-flight communications from around the world of financial services media.
Josephine Cumbo, the FT’s pensions correspondent, was awarded Pensions Journalist of the Year for the second year in a row, for her big read The Great British Pensions Cash In along with her exclusive, Best of Money 2017: Saving for retirement: how much is enough?.
Judges commented, “Josephine has brilliant industry contacts, while her pensions technical knowledge all adds up to a potent combination.”
Damian Fantato, deputy news editor at FTAdviser, won Financial B2B Journalist of the Year, a prize awarded to the journalist best covering financial services for a professional/B2B audience in 2017.
Claer Barrett, FT personal finance editor, was awarded Journalist of the Year, a prestigious award honouring the financial journalist who went the extra mile in 2017 and whose body of work during the year demonstrates editorial excellence.
Judges said, “Claer got well ahead of the pack on this story at a time when dozens of journalists were trying to uncover anything they could. She achieved this by seeing the issue from the readers’ point of view. This was a timely and important exclusive.”
Claer also took home the award for Consumers Money Journalist of the Year for three columns including her front page scoop, British Airways in travel insurance row over IT outage.
Further information and a full list of winners can be found here
For more information contact:
About the Financial Times
The Financial Times is one of the world’s leading business news organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. The FT marks 130 years in 2018 with a record paying readership of more than 930,000. The FT is now a majority digital content business, with digital subscriptions up to 739,554, representing more than three-quarters of the total paying audience. Content revenues represent almost two-thirds of total revenues, double the share of five years ago.