Built Environment Journalism

Built Environment Journalism

Built Environment Journalism

For the journalist who has done the most to probe and investigate construction, architecture, infrastructure and elements of the built environment. 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.

Jessica Hill

– Schools Week

The judges said of the winner: “A fantastic piece of journalism and a reminder that sector specialist magazines can and should scoop the national media. Jessica highlighted the problem of aerated concrete in schools with a story that became at national obsession nine months later.”

Martina Lees

The Sunday Times

The judges praised Lees for using the “full force” of The Sunday Times “to crank up the pressure on those responsible for the biggest public housing scandal in 50 years”.

Martina Lees of The Sunday Times picks up the Built Environment award from Giles Barrie and Jeremy Vine at the British Journalism Awards 2022. Picture: ASV Photography Ltd for Press Gazette