16 nominations for News UK titles

16 nominations for News UK titles

News UK titles attracted a bumper 16 nominations for the British Journalism Awards early next month.

The Sunday Times leads the way for us with nine shortlisted entries as the finalists were revealed yesterday (Monday) for the Press Gazette-organised awards being held at the Stationers’ Hall in London on December 6.

The awards featured entries from every major newspaper publisher, broadcaster and online news publisher in the UK.

There are triple nominations for The Sun consumer editor Dan Jones and The Sunday Times business reporter Oliver Shah, while The Times investigations reporter Billy Kenber gets a double nod.

Below is the full list of News UK nominations:

Business, finance and economics journalism

The Sunday Times, Oliver Shah for Close to the rocks, BHS on brink as rescue talks fail and My battle with the bullying billionaire.

The Times, Billy Kenber for ‘Extortionate’ prices add £260m to NHS drug bill, Drug ‘profiteers’ face fines and Huge price rise forces NHS to ditch life-changing drug.

Specialist journalism

The Sunday Times security correspondent Richard Kerbaj for ‘I loved my terrorist son but I’m relieved he’s dead, ‘Jahadi Jack’ first white British boy to join Isis and ‘Jihadi Sid’ told sister: I’ll die for Isis.

Politics journalism

The Times, Rachel Sylvester for Being a mother gives me edge on May – Leadsom, As Labour splits, a new party is emerging and Gove picks cabinet fight over deal with Saudis.

Sports journalism

The Sunday Times – Jonathan Calvert, George Arbuthnott and David Collins for British doctor claims he doped 150 sports stars, 2012 medallists ‘paid bribes’ to be at Games and Athletics cheats run to the hills for blood-dope boost.

Science and technology journalism The Times, Billy Kenber for ‘Extortionate’ prices add £260m to NHS drug bill, Drug ‘profiteers’ face fines and Huge price rise forces NHS to ditch life-changing drug.

Popular journalism

The Sun, Dan Jones for Bung charity’s £47m OAP deals, Sun victory as Age UK caves in and Taking the OAP: Charity punts dearer power to old.

The Sun, Rob Pattinson for Zafire trap, investigation into Vauxhall Zafira car fires.

Scoop of the year

The Sun, Dan Jones for Taking the OAP: Charity punts dearer power to old.

The Sunday Times, Oliver Shah for 11,000 jobs at risk as BHS teeters on brink.

Photojournalism The Sunday Times, Justin Sutcliffe.

Digital innovation The Times and The Sunday Times for edition-based online publishing and building a sustainable digital business model.

Investigation of the year The Sun, Dan Jones for Age UK and E.ON investigation

The Sunday Times, Oliver Shah for Philip Green and BHS investigation.

New journalist of the year

The Sunday Times, Louise Callaghan

Freelance for The Sunday Times, Zia Weisse.