Man of ‘The People’ Bill Hagerty scoops journalism’s most prestigious honour.07/10/2023
Former Fleet Street editor named Journalist Laureate 2023 for efforts far beyond the printed page.
Veteran Fleet Street editor Bill Hagerty has scooped a prestigious award for his lifetime of outstanding work both as a journalist and in his role as an active and passionate ambassador for journalism.
Charles Wheeler Award 2023 supported by the Journalists’ Charity17/09/2023
The Journalists’ Charity is delighted to partner with the British Journalism Review Charles Wheeler Award 2023
This year awarded to Christiane Amanpour, Chief International Anchor for CNN and host of CNN International’s nightly interview programme Amanpour.
We Need to Talk About Class11/09/2023
The event, We Need to Talk About Class, held at the iconic Glasgow Women’s Library, shone a spotlight on the hidden obstacles encountered by working-class journalists, not only in Scotland but throughout the industry.
This groundbreaking debate delved into a range of issues, from the burden of expensive tuition fees to media narratives often unfriendly to those from disadvantaged backgrounds.
A new era in Scotland08/09/2023
The Journalists’ Charity is delighted to announce that Gill Smith, Editor-in-Chief of the Scottish Sun, has become the chair of the charity’s Scottish Committee.
Following in the finest traditions of making the headlines, Gill’s first event as chair will be to host the charity flagship Press Lunch in Glasgow next month.
What’s coming up this autumn.23/08/2023
London Press Awards – Young Journalist of the Year. Sponsored by Journalists’ Charity with a £1,000 award prize for the winner: October 17, London
Charles Wheeler Award supported by Journalists’ Charity: November 8, London
Wales Media Awards – celebrating the best of journalism in Wales in aid of Journalists Charity: November 25, Cardiff.
Journalists’ Carols – our annual carol service at St Bride’s, Fleet St: December 18, London.
London Press Club and Cudlipp award: October 17 at Stationers’ Hall18/07/2023
Editors and their journalists are being invited to submit their work for judging in the 2023 London Press Club and Cudlipp awards taking place on October 17 at Stationers’ Hall
The Journalists’ Charity has donated a £1,000 cash prize to the winner of the London Press Club’s Young Journalist of the Year Award. Print, digital and broadcast journalists aged 26 or under are eligible.
Remembering Dame Ann Leslie by Julia Langdon03/07/2023
One of the things that distinguished Ann Leslie from the common herd of journalists of our age was just exactly that. She was never a member of any herd.
It meant that on any story where Fleet Street’s finest were to be found in massed expectation, all carefully keeping the competition under scrutiny, Ann would always be somewhere else.
JC fundraising legend turns 95.27/06/2023
Veteran Journalists’ Charity fundraiser Gerry Armes celebrated his 95th birthday this weekend at his home in Solihull. Gerry has been championing the interests of journalists and their dependants for more than 70 years and has been responsible for raising more than £350,000 with the charity’s West Midlands Committee where he was district chairman until in 2008.