For the journalist who has done the most to probe and investigate the worlds of showbiz, the arts and entertainment. The judges are looking for work which shows journalistic skill and rigour, is revelatory and which serves the public interest. For print/online entries, please provide up to three examples of work. Broadcasters can submit up to three clips or one entire programme in support of their entry. A supporting statement of up 500 words must also be included. Collaborative entries are accepted. Work should have been published between 1 September 2022 and 31 August 2023 and aimed at a UK audience.
Arts & Entertainment Journalism
The judges said: “You just wouldn’t read this anywhere else. A great story with big foreign policy implications.”
Matthew Garrahan picks up the Arts & Entertainment award for Financial Times colleague Neil Munshi at the British Journalism Awards 2022. Picture: Picture: ASV Photography Ltd for Press Gazette
Sirin Kale and Lucy Osborne
- ‘Sexual predator’: actor Noel Clarke accused of groping, harassment and bullying by 20 women
- How Bafta spent two weeks grappling with Noel Clarke dilemma
- Noel Clarke accused of sexual harassment on Doctor Who set
The judges said: “This winner was a brave investigation which gave a voice to dozens of whistle-blowers and had a huge impact.”
Sirin Kale and Lucy Osborne from The Guardian with Jeremy Vine and awards judge Suchandrika Chakrabarti
1843 magazine, The Economist
The judges said Fox is a “talented storyteller” who has a “real passion for their work”, which is “relevant, revelatory and rammed with research”.
Judges said: “These were all stories that had an edge and made things happen. They were stories about showbiz celebrities that were revelatory, impactful and raised important social issues”