Feature Writer / Long Form Journalist of the Year

Quality of writing is paramount. Judges will be looking for journalists who demonstrate a compelling style in news reportage, colour writing, analysis and backgrounders.
(Please consider very carefully whether your entry is more suitable for Feature Writer of the Year or Reporter of the Year (Weekly or Daily/Sunday).
 

Shortlist for 2017

Peter Barron

The Northern Echo
 
The Bottom Line: Don't Die of Embarrassment  The Bottom Line: Don't Die of Embarrassment
A play date with Daddy - in prison  A play date with Daddy - in prison
From war zone to NHS crisis  From war zone to NHS crisis
 

 
Aasma Day

Lancashire Evening Post
 
Alcohol nearly killed me. I began to bleed from my ears... Shaunha Webster  Alcohol nearly killed me. I began to bleed from my ears... Shaunha Webster
When you lose a child, the pain never goes - mum of soldier killed by the IRA  When you lose a child, the pain never goes - mum of soldier killed by the IRA
I went home disappointed for not killing myself - Danny Sculthorpe  I went home disappointed for not killing myself - Danny Sculthorpe
 

 
Ruby Kitchen

Yorkshire Post
 
I wasn't even scared.. I knew that what I was doing was right'  I wasn't even scared.. I knew that what I was doing was right'
Mental health care in crisis across region  Mental health care in crisis across region
Small schools at risk from funding crisis  Small schools at risk from funding crisis
 

 
Claire McNeilly

Belfast Telegraph
 
I have no sons left, my heart is torn away  I have no sons left, my heart is torn away
We were gutted...  We were gutted...
Many men used me...  Many men used me...
 

 
Chris Osuh

Manchester Evening News
 
Abedi: The making of a monster  Abedi: The making of a monster
Libyan revolution fuelled Abedi's attack on Arena  Libyan revolution fuelled Abedi's attack on Arena
Libyan revolution fuelled Abedi's attack on Arena  Libyan revolution fuelled Abedi's attack on Arena
 

 
Jennifer Williams

Manchester Evening News
 
Spice - Manchester Must Act Now  Spice - Manchester Must Act Now
Kicked into Touch  Kicked into Touch
 

 

 

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