British Journalism Awards shortlisting for Firecrest and Daly

A GLASGOW-based independent TV production company has been shortlisted in a competition celebrating the best of British journalism.

Firecrest has been named among the nominees of the British Journalism Awards – hosted by the trade magazine and website, Press Gazette.

Its shortlisting is in the Investigation of the Year category, for its Channel 4 News report about banned doctors still working, which was broadcast in March.

The reporter was Channel 4 News health correspondent, Victoria MacDonald, while Nicole Kleeman was the producer and Johnny McDevitt the researcher.

Also nominated is BBC Scotland’s reporter, Mark Daly. He receives a nod in the sports category presumably for his documentary, broadcast in May, on financial problems at football club, Rangers.

The awards ceremony is in London on the fourth of next month. More than 200 entries were received and the judging panel included director of the Society of Editors, Bob Satchwell; former Sunday Times Insight journalist, Phillip Knightley; and Press Gazette editor, Dominic Ponsford.

The shortlist reads:

Investigation of the year

Alexi Mostrous and Fay Schlesinger (The Times) – Tax avoidance investigation

Andrew Norfolk (The Times) – Child grooming

Chris Woods (The Bureau of Investigative Journalism) – Covert War on Terror

Channel 4 News – Suspended doctors still working

Jon Austin (Basildon Echo) – Dale Farm travellers’ site coverage

Nina Lakhani and Andrew Buncombe (The Independent)- How Western pharmaceutical companies use guinea pigs in India

Paul Lewis and Rob Evans (Guardian News and Media) – Police infiltration of the protest movement

Leigh Marles (The Wirral Globe) – Justice for Martin and for taxpayers

Breaking news award (for the best story of the year)

Alexi Mostrous and Fay Schesinger (The Times) – Tax avoidance revelations.

Andrew Gregory and Steve Black/Political Pictures (Daily Mirror) – Oliver’s Barmy, revelation that Cabinet minister Oliver Letwin was dumping secret documents in a park bin

Rupert Neate (Guardian News and Media) – Liam Fox quits, and coverage of the Fox-Werrity scandal)

Gareth Iacobucci (Pulse Magazine) – Clinical commissioning group calls on PM to drop the Health Bill

The Guardian – Assad emails exposed

Jon Ungoed-Thomas (The Sunday Times) – Google grabs secrets of our private lives

Sunday Times Insight Team – Cash for Cameron: cosy club buys the PM’s ear

Stuart Ramsay (Sky News) – Reports from the frontline of the Syrian civil war

Political journalist of the year

Andy Grice (The Independent)

David Hencke (Exaro)

Jane Merrick (The Independent on Sunday)

Patrick Wintour (Guardian News and Media)

Rachel Sylvester (The Times)

Simon Walters (Mail on Sunday)

New journalist of the year (for journalists who have been in the profession three years or less)

Charlie Cooper (The Independent)

Emma Slater (The BBC/Bureau of Investigative Journalism)

Halina Watts (The People)

Kevin Rawlinson (The Independent)

Niall McCracken (The Detail)

Sarah Morrison (The Independent on Sunday)

Photojournalist of the year

Dan Kitford (Getty Images)

Leo Maguire (freelance for The Sunday Times magazine)

Matt Cardy (Getty Images)

Oli Scarff (Getty Images)

Peter Macdiarmid (Getty Images)

Robin Hammond (freelance for The Sunday Times magazine)

Innovation of the year

The Times – Cities Fit for Cycling Project

Channel 4 News – No Go Britain (multimedia campaign highlighting the problems faced by disabled transport users)

John Dale – 24 Hours in Journalism book and investigative project

Guardian News and Media – Reading the Riots project

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism

Channel 4 Dispatches App

Sports journalist of the year

David Walsh (The Sunday Times)

John Sinnott (CNN/Sports Illustrated/The Blizzard)

Kevin Eason (The Times)

Mark Daly (BBC Scotland)

Nick Harris (Mail on Sunday)

Paul Kelso (The Daily Telegraph)

Business journalist of the year

Catherine Lea (Hull Daily Mail)

Chris Giles (Financial Times)

Deirdre Hipwell (The Times)

Larry Elliott (Guardian News and Media)

Loulla-Mae Eleftheriou-Smith (Brand Republic)

Nick Mathiason (The Bureau of Investigative Journalism)

Science journalist of the year

Fiona Harvey (Guardian News and Media)

James Murray (Business Green)

Pallab Ghosh (BBC)

Tom Feilden (BBC Today Programme)

Suzanne Goldenberg (Guardian News and Media)

Warren Manger (The Coventry Telegraph)

The Journalist of the year winner will be announced on the night.