Smart, The Sunday Post and Rifkind among nominees in British Press Awards shortlist

THE Scots editor of The Sun’s showbiz column, Bizarre, has been shortlisted in this year’s British Press Awards competition.

Gordon Smart has been shortlisted in the Showbiz Reporter of the Year category.

Also among the nominees is The Sunday Post’s in the Cudlipp Award for a puzzle film exposé. The Cudlipp Award is for ‘popular journalism’.

And Scots columnist, Hugo Rifkind, also gets a nod, in the Best of Humour category.

The awards ceremony is on the seventh of next month.

The shortlist reads:

Young Journalist of the Year

Charlie Cooper, The Independent

Andrew Dagnall, Sunday Mirror

Rachel Dale, The Sun

Katherine Faulkner, Daily Mail

Joshi Herrmann, London Evening Standard

Courtney Weaver, Financial Times

Business and Finance Journalist of the Year

Tim Birgin, Reuters

Alex Brummer, Daily Mail

Simon Duke, The Sunday Times

FT Team Libor, Financial Times

Jonathan Guthrie, Financial Times

Graeme Wearden, The Guardian

Political Journalist of the Year

James Lyons, Daily Mirror

Jane Merrick, The Independent on Sunday

Charles Moore, The Daily Telegraph

Andrew Pierce, Daily Mail

Andrew Sparrow, The Guardian

Simon Walters, The Mail on Sunday

Foreign Reporter of the Year

Gaith Abdul-Ahad, The Guardian

Jamil Anderlini, Financial Times

David Blair, The Daily Telegraph

Marie Colvin, The Sunday Times

Hala Jaber, The Sunday Times

Barbara Jones, The Mail on Sunday

Showbiz Reporter of the Year

Matthew Garrahan, Financial Times

Mark Jefferies, Daily Mirror

Clemmie Moody, Daily Mirror

Will Payne, Sunday Mirror

Gordon Smart, The Sun

Richard White, The Sun

Sports Journalist of the Year

Neil Ashton, Daily Mail

Mike Atherton, The Times

Simon Barnes, The Times

Ian Herbert, The Independent

David Walsh, The Sunday Times

Richard Williams, The Guardian

Specialist Journalist of the Year

Simon Calder, The Independent

Richard Garner, The Independent

Robert Hardman, Daily Mail

Sean Rayment, The Sunday Telegraph

Robert Verkaik, The Mail on Sunday

Gaby Wood, The Daily Telegraph

Feature Writer of the Year – Broadsheet

John Arlidge, The Sunday Times

Mick Brown, The Daily Telegraph

Elizabeth Day, The Observer

Tanya Gold, The Sunday Times

Simon Hattenstone, The Guardian

David James Smith, The Sunday Times

Feature Writer of the Year – Pop

Paul Bracchi, Daily Mail

Robert Hardman, Daily Mail

David Jones, Daily Mail

Andrew Malone, Daily Mail

Tom Parry, Daily Mirror

David Rose, The Mail on Sunday

Interviewer of the Year – Broadsheet

Timothy Adams, The Observer

Decca Aitkenhead, The Guardian

Bryan Appleyard, The Sunday Times

Lynn Barber, The Sunday Times

Camilla Long, The Sunday Times

Alice Thomson and Rachel Sylvester, The Times

Interviewer of the Year – Pop

Nick Curtis, London Evening Standard

Andrew Dagnall, The Sunday Mirror

Jenny Johnston, Daily Mail

David Lowe, The Sun

Alun Palmer, Daily Mirror

Elizabeth Sanderson, The Mail on Sunday

Columnist of the Year – Broadsheet

David Aaronovitch, The Times

Camilla Cavendish, The Times

Dominic Lawson, The Independent

Caitlin Moran, The Times

Peter Oborne, The Daily Telegraph

Allison Pearson, The Daily Telegraph

Columnist of the Year – Pop

Craig Brown, Daily Mail

Jeremy Clarkson, The Sun

Trevor Kavanagh, The Sun

Richard Littlejohn, Daily Mail

Jane Moore, The Sun

Tony Parsons, Daily Mirror

Critic of the Year

Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

Craig Brown, The Mail on Sunday

Grace Dent, The Independent

A A Gill, The Sunday Times

Will Hodgkinson, The Times

Clive James, The Daily Telegraph

Photographer of the Year

Andy Hooper, Daily Mail

Toby Melville, Reuters

Phil Noble, Reuters

Heathcliff O’Malley, The Daily Telegraph

Tom Pilston, The Times

Stefan Rousseau, PA

Sports Photographer of the Year

David Davies, PA

Andy Hooper, Daily Mail

Owen Humphreys, PA

Tom Jenkins, The Guardian

Mark Pain, The Mail on Sunday

Richard Pelham, The Sun

Cartoonist of the Year

Steve Bell, The Guardian

Peter Brookes, The Times

Dave Brown, The Independent

Charles Peattie and Russell Taylor, The Daily Telegraph

Matt Pritchett, The Daily Telegraph

Chris Riddell, The Observer

Supplement of the Year

Daily Telegraph Review, The Daily Telegraph

FT Weekend Magazine, Financial Times

Independent Magazine, The Independent

Observer Food Monthly, The Observer

The Times Magazine, The Times

YOU Magazine, The Mail on Sunday

The Digital Award

Mail Online

Guardian Interactive Team

The Daily Telegraph Sports Team

The Times

Best of Humour

Craig Brown, Daily Mail

Giles Coren, The Times

Victoria Coren, The Observer

Caitlin Moran, The Times

Hugo Rifkind, The Times

Ann Treneman, The Times

Scoop of the Year

PM left his daughter, 8, down pub – Emily Ashton, The Sun

Cash for Cameron – Insight, The Sunday Times

Foster couple lose children for being members of UKIP – Sam Marsden, The Daily Telegraph

The Tax Avoiders – Alexi Mostrous and Faye Schlesinger, The Times

Baby girls aborted, no questions asked – Claire Newell and Holly Watt, The Daily Telegraph

Plebgate – Tom Newton Dunn, The Sun

Front Page of the Year

‘Look at all those people’, Daily Mirror

‘Going for Gold’, The Daily Telegraph

‘Hillsborough’, The Independent

‘Happy and Glorious!’, The Independent on Sunday

‘History Man’, The Sunday Telegraph

‘The Pursuit of Excellence’, The Times

News Reporter of the Year

Heidi Blake and Jonathan Calvert, The Sunday Times

Ian Cobain, The Guardian

Claire Newell and Holly Watt, The Daily Telegraph

Alexi Mostrous, The Times

Andrew Norfolk, The Times

David Walsh, The Sunday Times

Cudlipp Award

Daily Mail: Gary McKinnon campaign

Daily Mirror: Hillsborough

Daily Mirror: Payday loans campaign

The Independent: Sex for Fees investigation

The Sunday Post: Puzzle firm exposé

The Times: Cities Fit for Cycling campaign

News Team of the Year

Daily Mail

Daily Mirror

The Daily Telegraph

The Guardian

The Sunday Times

The Times

Sports Team of the Year

Daily Mirror

The Daily Telegraph

The Guardian

Sunday Mirror

The Sunday Times

The Times

Production and Design Team


London Evening Standard

The Daily Telegraph

The Guardian

The Independent

The Times

Newspaper of the Year

Daily Mail

London Evening Standard

The Daily Telegraph

The Guardian

The Sunday Times

The Times