14/06/2010

CIPR Journalism Awards In Full

Deric Henderson of the Press Association has been awarded the Journalist of the Year title

The Belfast Telegraph lifted the title for Coca-Cola CIPR Newspaper of the Year, and the BBC's Spotlight Programme won the Coca-Cola CIPR Scoop of the Year and the Coca-Cola CIPR Current Affairs Programme of the Year for its Irish Robinson Investigation.

The Sunday Life picked up the award for Coca-Cola CIPR Sunday Newspaper of the Year while The Derry News was awarded Coca-Cola CIPR Weekly Newspaper of the Year.

Joanne Sweeney, Chair of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations Northern Ireland thanked Coca-Cola HBC Northern Ireland for its continued generous sponsorship and support and also praised Phoenix Natural Gas, Sports Council for Northern Ireland, bmibaby, Queen's University Belfast, Belleek Living, mxbrandcom and Harrison Photography, who sponsored the Awards.

Joanne added: "The Chartered Institute of Public Relations Northern Ireland has been organising this event for 17 years as an opportunity to show local journalists that we value their work and contribution to Northern Ireland life.

"The awards represent our collective gratitude on behalf of all readers, viewers and listeners as our world would be less colourful and smaller place without our local print and broadcast media."

Congratulating the winners, Zoe Cunningham, Communications Manager for main sponsor Coca-Cola HBC Northern Ireland paid tribute to all of the media professionals who work and report in Northern Ireland and the extremely high standards of journalism they display.

Full list of winners:

COCA-COLA CIPR NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR

Category winner, Print media Newcomer of the Year: Claire McNeilly, Belfast Telegraph;

Category winner, Broadcast media Newcomer of the Year: Peter Cardwell, BBC Northern Ireland;

Overall winner, Newcomer of the Year: Claire McNeilly, Belfast Telegraph.

Sponsored by Queen's University, Belfast with the Martin O'Hagan Bursary sponsored by the Sunday World.

COCA-COLA CIPR PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR

Category winner, News Photographer of the Year: Darren Kidd, Press Eye;

Category winner, Regional Photographer of the Year: John McVitty, Impartial Reporter;

Category winner, Sports Photographer of the Year: Darren Kidd, Press Eye;

Overall winner, Photographer of the Year: Darren Kidd, Press Eye.

Sponsored by John Harrison Photography

COCA-COLA CIPR CAMERAMAN/CREW OF THE YEAR

Blane Scott UTV.

COCA-COLA CIPR CURRENT AFFAIRS PROGRAMME OF THE YEAR

Highly commended: The Adams Family, Insight, UTV;

Winner: The Iris Robinson Investigation, Spotlight, BBC Northern Ireland.

COCA-COAL CIPR NEWS PROGRAMME OF THE YEAR

Winner: UTV Live Tonight Special on the Ryan Report.

COCA-COLA CIPR NEWSPAPER PRODUCTION JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

Commended: Jonathan Gibson, Daily Mirror

Winner: Jeremy Kirker, The Irish News

COCA-COLA CIPR SPECIALIST JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

Category winner, Broadcast Specialist Journalist of the Year: Ken Reid, UTV

Category winner, Print Specialist Journalist of the Year: Claire McNeilly, Belfast Telegraph

Overall winner, Specialist Journalist of the Year: Claire McNeilly, Belfast Telegraph

Sponsored by Belleek Living.

COCA-COLA CIPR FEATURE JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

Category winner, Print Feature Journalist of the Year: Suzanne Breen, Sunday Tribune;

Honourable mention, Print Feature Journalist of the Year: Gail Walker, Belfast Telegraph;

Category winner, Broadcast Feature Journalist of the Year: Claire Savage, BBC Northern Ireland;

Overall winner, Feature Journalist of the Year: Suzanne Breen, Sunday Tribune.

Sponsored by Belleek Living

COCA-COLA CIPR MAGAZINE/SUPPLEMENT OF THE YEAR

Category winner, Magazine of the Year: PURE

Category winner, Supplement of the Year: Business Telegraph

Overall winner, Magazine/Supplement of the Year

PURE

Sponsored by mxbrandcom.

COCA-COLA CIPR NEWS/CURRENT AFFAIRS BROADCASTER OF THE YEAR

Category winner, Radio News/Current Affairs Journalist of the Year: Kevin Sharkey, BBC Northern Ireland;

Category winner, Television News/Current Affairs Journalist of the Year: Darragh McIntyre, BBC, Northern Ireland;

Overall winner, News/Current Affairs Broadcaster of the Year: Darragh McIntyre, BBC, Northern Ireland.

COCA-COLA CIPR SPORTS JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

Category winner, Broadcast Sports Journalist of the Year: Denise Watson, BBC Northern Ireland;

Category winner, Print Sports Journalist of the Year: Brendan Crossan,The Irish News;

Overall winner, Sports Journalist of the Year: Brendan Crossan, The Irish News.

Sponsored by The Sports Council for Northern Ireland

COCA-COLA CIPR BUSINESS JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

Category winner, Broadcast Business Journalist of the Year: Kevin Magee, BBC Northern Ireland;

Category winner, Print Business Journalist of the Year: Gary McDonald, Irish News;

Overall winner, Business Journalist of the Year: Gary McDonald, Irish News.

Sponsored by Phoenix Natural Gas

COCA-COLA CIPR WEEKLY JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

Jim Flanagan, Ballymena Guardian.

COCA-COLA CIPR DIGITAL INNOVATION OF THE YEAR

Category winner, News Digital Innovation of the Year: Fermanagh TV;

Category winner, Specialist Digital Innovation of the Year: Sugahfix.com;

Overall winner, Digital Innovation of the Year: Fermanagh TV.

Sponsored by bmibaby

COCA-COLA CIPR PRINT NEWS JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

Category winner, Sunday Print News Journalist of the Year: John Cassidy, Sunday World;

Category winner, Daily Print News Journalist of the Year: Deric Henderson, Press Association;

Overall winner, Print News Journalist of the Year: Deric Henderson, Press Association.

COCA-COLA CIPR SCOOP OF THE YEAR

The Iris Robinson Investigation, Spotlight, BBC Northern Ireland.

COCA-COLA CIPR WEEKLY NEWSPAPER OF THE YEAR

Derry News.

COCA-COLA CIPR NEWSPAPER OF THE YEAR

Category winner, Daily Newspaper of the Year: Belfast Telegraph;

Category winner, Sunday Newspaper of the Year: Sunday Life;

Overall winner, Newspaper of the Year: Belfast Telegraph.

Sponsored by Coca-Cola HBC Northern Ireland

COCA-COLA CIPR JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

Deric Henderson, Press Association.

Sponsored by Coca-Cola HBC Northern Ireland

See: Top Journalism Awards Presented

(BMcC)

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