TEESSIDE students were honoured by lecturers and media professionals at the 2014 Journalism awards.
Hosted at the Dickens Inn on Southfield Road, Journalism students were given awards based on exceptional work performed this year.
There were a number of awards available that celebrated the skills learnt on the University Course, including News Reporter of the year, Best Features writer, and Blogger of the year.
Prizes for the awards included a number of placements with Sky Sports; The Sun’s Fabulous Magazine; The Mirror and Time Out Magazine.
Paul Bailey, Senior Lecturer in Journalism, said: ‘These awards recognise the hard work and excellent calibre of our current journalism students.
‘I would like to thank all of the media organisations who generously contributed prizes to this celebration of our students’ achievements.’
A number of special academic awards were also given out, including the NCTJ Prize for the student with the highest marks while studying for the National Council for the Training of Journalists’ qualifications.
The prize was a week’s placement at the Daily Mail in London.
Sponsors Colewood Internet also offered a week’s placement with their online company for the group with the best final project.
For the full list of winners, see below:
NCTJ Prize, sponsored by NCTJ and the Daily Mail – Sam Howitt
Academic Prize, sponsored by Press Gazette – Ross Peters
Teesside University Prize – Ross Peters, Megan Fallows and Alice Hawley
Best Final Project, sponsored by Colewood Internet – Off The Woodwork (Dan Bennett, Chris Donald, Graham Corking, Alex Larkin and Rob Munro)
Scoop of the Year, sponsored by Daily Mirror – Rob Munro
Multimedia Journalist of the Year, sponsored by Evening Gazette – Lucy Moody
Blogger of the Year, sponsored by The Fleet Street Fox – Leonie Garlick for My Little Charitees and Matthew Brown for Northern Tone (tie)
News Reporter, sponsored by Hartlepool Mail – Nathan Lee and Natalie Devonshire (tie)
Features Writer, sponsored by The Northern Echo – Sasha James
Sports Reporter, sponsored by Sky Sports – Rob Munro
Lifestyle Reporter, sponsored by Fabulous Magazine – Kathryn Heward
Entertainment Reporter, sponsored by Time Out Magazine – Alex Larkin
Social Media Content Producer, sponsored by Tangerine PR – Cara Sterio