Campaign of the Year

Campaign of the Year

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For the series of articles, broadcasts or digital project which has done the most to make a difference in society and serve the public interest. You cannot enter the same work in the Campaign and Investigation categories. Judges will be looking for evidence of a campaign’s impact, originality, bravery, skill of execution and at how journalism has been used to further the campaign’s objectives. For print/online entries, please provide up to five examples of work. Broadcasters can submit up to five clips or one entire programme in support of their entry. A supporting statement of up 500 words must also be included. Work should have been published between 1 September 2020 and 31 August 2021 and aimed at a UK audience. 

Chris Riches

Daily Express

Thank you for saving our lives: Cystic fibrosis sufferers celebrate Express campaign win

CF wonder drug could be on NHS a year early

Hancock praises Daily Express as Nicole goes home

The judges said: “The paper became a champion for a group that could not speak up for itself and was being ignored and that is the most heart-warming thing you can do as a journalist. As a result, it improved the lives of many young people. It had an ambitious aim of making life-saving drugs available and achieved it, winning appreciation from an under the cosh health secretary.”



Helen’s Law - (Fiona Duffy and Louie Smith)

Daily Mirror

Helen’s law

Judges said: “This was campaigning journalism at its best. Fiona Duffy stuck with this story like a limpet over many years and has achieved a result.”