NewsBrands Ireland has announced that its annual Journalism Awards will take place in Dublin’s Mansion House on November 2.
Sponsored for the second year by the National Lottery, the 2017 Journalism Awards will feature a total of 25 categories spanning all areas and disciplines of modern journalism including news, analysis, opinion, features, business, politics, crime and more. The awards will also feature categories such as Features and Columnist of the Year for both broadsheet and popular, Digital Excellence, and Story of the Year in politics, business and crime.
The 2017 judging panel will be made up of a range of a high profile journalists, media experts and editors, chaired by Matt Dempsey, former Irish Farmer’s Journal Editor and former NewsBrands Ireland Chairperson.
Commenting on the launch of this year’s Journalism Awards, Vincent Crowley, Chairman of NewsBrands Ireland said: “The NewsBrands Ireland Journalism Awards are designed to honour and celebrate the work of journalists who are masters of their craft – dedicated, passionate writers who inform, enlighten, and entertain. The past year has seen some extraordinary developments in society and politics, and readers are hungry for the trusted news and analysis which is uniquely produced by our member newsbrands. We look forward to announcing our shortlist later this year and celebrating the very best in Irish journalism.”
For more information visit www.journalismawards.ie