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UCD Smurfit School Launches 10th Annual Business Journalist Awards

  • Date: Mon, Aug 22, 2016

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Pic l-r: Adrian Marron, Head of Service & Account Management at open eir and Prof. Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh, Dean of UCD Business

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School has launched the 10th Annual Business Journalist Awards today, in association with open eir, to recognise excellence in Irish business journalism. Broadcast, print and online business journalists are invited to submit entries via, before the closing date of Wednesday, 14th September, 2016. Entries can be submitted by nominees themselves or on behalf of journalists by editors or peers. The winner of each category will be honoured at an awards ceremony on Monday, 5th December and will receive a €1,000 prize.

This year’s categories, which are open to journalists throughout the island of Ireland, are: –

  • Business News Story of the year
  • Economic Commentator/Business Analyst of the year
  • Business Feature of the year
  • Specialist Business Reporter of the year
  • Business Interview of the year
  • Upcoming Journalist of the year
  • Technology Reporter of the year

To mark the 10th anniversary we will be announcing additional awards in the coming weeks.

Since its launch in 2007, the Business Journalist Awards has received over 1,000 entries from business journalists across broadcast, print and online media outlets in Ireland. The awards are run in conjunction with the Business Journalist Association of Ireland (BJAI).



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