ALL THE SHORTLISTS!

Well done to all the financial journalists, money titles and PRs below who have made it on to our all-important shortlists for the 2020 Headlinemoney Awards.

All the eventual winners will be revealed at our annual awards ceremony on the 6 May. Competition has been fierce this year with more than 500 entries into the various categories. Just making it to the last phase of judging is an achievement in itself – congratulations to all!

Journalism Categories

Headlinemoney Journalist of the Year

The winner will be announced on the night.

Outstanding Achievement award

The winner will be announced on the night.

CONSUMER CHAMPION OF THE YEAR

  • ​David Byers, The Times and The Sunday Times
  • Maisha Frost, The Daily Express
  • Jonathan Gibson, BBC Birmingham
  • Tony Hetherington, Mail on Sunday
  • Katie Morley, Telegraph Media Group

 

CONSUMER MONEY JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

  • David Byers, The Times and The Sunday Times
  • Ali Hussain, The Times and The Sunday Times
  • Sam Meadows, Telegraph Media Group
  • Katie Morley, Telegraph Media Group
  • Amelia Murray, Daily Mail
  • Kate Palmer, The Times and The Sunday Times

 

CONSUMER MONEY TITLE OF THE YEAR

  • Daily Mail, Money Mail
  • Mirror Money
  • MoneySavingExpert.com
  • The Sunday Times Money
  • Telegraph Money
  • This is Money

 

BROADCAST JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR INCLUDING PODCASTS

  • Claer Barrett, Financial Times
  • Holly Black, Morningstar
  • Lesley Curwen, BBC File on 4
  • Felicity Hannah, BBC Money Box & Channel 5 
  • Danni Hewson, BBC 5 Live Wake Up To Money and BBC Breakfast Television
  • Andy Webb, Be Clever With Your Cash

 

LOCAL/REGIONAL JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR 

  • Hannah Baker, Bristol Post
  • Mark Casci, Yorkshire Post
  • Jonathan Gibson, BBC Birmingham
  • Conal Gregory, Yorkshire Post
  • Robin Johnson, Business Live/Derby Telegraph
  • Greg Wright, Yorkshire Post

 

RISING STAR OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER)

  • Kenza Bryan, The Times & The Sunday Times
  • Miles Dilworth, Daily Mail
  • Marianna Hunt, Telegraph Media Group
  • Jonathan Jones, Telegraph Media Group
  • Will Kirkman, This is Money
  • ​Fiona Parker, Daily Mail

 

RISING STAR OF THE YEAR (B2B)

  • Amy Austin, FT Adviser/Financial Adviser
  • Jen Frost, Insurance Post
  • Sophie King, Professional Adviser
  • Sonia Rach, Money Marketing
  • Ollie Smith, New Model Adviser
  • ​Imogen Tew, FT Adviser

 

 

B2B JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

  • James Fitzgerald, New Model Adviser
  • Jen Frost, Insurance Post
  • Jack Gilbert, New Model Adviser
  • Hannah Godfrey, Professional Adviser/Retirement Planner
  • Daniel Grote, New Model Adviser
  • ​Charles Walmsley, New Model Adviser

 

 

B2B TITLE OF THE YEAR

  • FTAdviser/Financial Adviser
  • Insurance Post
  • Money Marketing
  • New Model Adviser
  • Portfolio Adviser
  • ​Professional Adviser

 

 

BLOG OF THE YEAR

  • Be Clever With Your Cash
  • LottyEarns
  • MoneySavingIdiot
  • Mrs Mummypenny
  • The Complaining Cow

 

 

COMMENTATOR OF THE YEAR

  • Victoria Bischoff, Daily Mail
  • James Coney, The Times & The Sunday Times
  • Simon Lambert, This is Money
  • Rachel Rickard Straus, Moneywise
  • Ruth Sunderland, Daily Mail
  • Laura Whateley, The Times

 

 

FREELANCE JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Donna Ferguson
  • Leah Milner
  • Angelique Ruzicka
  • Rosie Taylor
  • Toby Walne
  • Laura Whateley

 

 

SAVINGS JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Sam Barker, Telegraph Media Group
  • Chiara Cavaglieri, Which? Money
  • Kalpana Fitzpatrick, Hearst Magazines
  • Danielle Richardson, Which? Money
  • Ben Wilkinson, Daily Mail

 

 

Specialist Awards

Protection Journalist of the Year (B2B)

  • Sam Barrett, Freelance
  • Amanda Newman Smith, Money Marketing
  • Jeff Prestridge, for his work on FT Adviser
  • Adam Saville, Cover
  • Imogen Tew, FT Adviser

 

 

Protection Journalist of the Year (Consumer) 

  • Kara Gammell, Freelance
  • Harvey Jones, Daily Express
  • Will Kirkman, This is Money
  • Laura Miller, Freelance
  • Ben Wilkinson, Daily Mail

 

 

General Insurance Journalist of the Year (B2B)

  • Ida Axling, Insurance Age
  • Ben Dyson, S&P Global Market Intelligence
  • Jen Frost, Insurance Post
  • Katie Scott, Insurance Times
  • Catrin Shi, The Insurance Insider

 

 

General Insurance Journalist of the Year (Consumer)

  • Sam Barker, Telegraph Media Group
  • Rebecca Goodman, Freelance
  • Amelia Murray, Daily Mail
  • Fiona Parker, Daily Mail
  • Dean Sobers, Which?

 

 

Investment Journalist of the Year (B2B)

  • Selin Bucak, Private Equity News, Dow Jones
  • Daniel Grote, New Model Adviser
  • Margaryta Kirakosian, Citywire Selector
  • Kristen McGachey, Portfolio Adviser
  • Hannah Smith, Freelance
  • Jessica Tasman-Jones, Portfolio Adviser

 

 

Investment Journalist of the Year (Consumer)

  • Holly Black, Morningstar
  • Harry Brennan, Telegraph Media Group
  • Daniel Grote, Funds Insider
  • Tanya Jefferies, This is Money
  • Jeff Prestridge, Mail on Sunday
  • Adam Williams, Telegraph Media Group

 

 

Mortgage Journalist of the Year (B2B)

  • Joanne Atkin, Mortgage Finance Gazette
  • Samantha Partington, Freelance
  • Owen Sanderson, Global Capital
  • Imogen Tew, FT Adviser
  • Owain Thomas, Mortgage Solutions

 

 

Mortgage Journalist of the Year (Consumer)

  • John Fitzsimons, Freelance
  • Will Kirkman, This is Money
  • Kate Palmer, The Times and The Sunday Times
  • Samantha Partington, Freelance
  • Adam Williams, Telegraph Media Group

 

 

Pensions Journalist of the Year (B2B)

  • Maria Espadinha, Pensions Expert
  • James Fitzgerald, New Model Adviser
  • John Greenwood, Corporate Adviser
  • Stephanie Hawthorne, Freelance
  • James Phillips, Professional Pensions

 

 

Pensions Journalist of the Year (Consumer)

  • Stephanie Baxter, Telegraph Media Group
  • Josephine Cumbo, Financial Times
  • Katherine Denham, The Times and The Sunday Times
  • Kate Palmer, The Times and The Sunday Times
  • Ben Wilkinson, Daily Mail

 

Story of the Year Awards

Personal Finance Story of the Year

  • Angels of the NHS abandoned, Ben Wilkinson, Daily Mail
  • A terrible shock: Council hands flat owner £146,000 bill, Emma Lunn, The Guardian
  • Champers and safaris: the secret diary of an SJP adviser, Ali Hussain, The Sunday Times
  • Fleeced by Fake Taxmen, Tom Kelly, Daily Mail
  • Illegal Card Fees, Jonathan Gibson, BBC Birmingham
  • Mum owed £91,000 in child maintenance reveals reality of 'unfit' DWP scheme, Emma Munbodh, Daily Mirror
  • Revealed: the real risk of Woodford, Holly Black, The Sunday Times
  • Special report: Why the system is failing victims, Faye Lipson, Which?
  • What’s the cure for the NHS doctors’ pension crisis?, Josephine Cumbo, Financial Times

B2B Story of the Year

  • Revealed: Consolidation is fuelling FSCS bills worth millions, Charles Walmsley, New Model Adviser
  • Revealed: Leaked emails show Ecclesiastical staff using 'callous' language over child abuse claims, Jen Frost, Insurance Post
  • Sexism and harassment still plague wealth industry and advice, Natasha Turner, New Model Adviser
  • Succession advisers ring alarm over platform conflict, Jack Gilbert, New Model Adviser
  • Woodford needs Hargreaves Lansdown now more than ever, Daniel Grote, New Model Adviser
     

Business Story of the Year

  • The danger in our homes? Kevin Peachey, BBC News
  • The inside story of Woodford’s battle to cling onto start-ups, Daniel Grote, Funds Insider
  • Borrowing from the bank of SJP: the loans behind the behemoth, Charles Walmsley, New Model Adviser
  • GVC in Turkish giveaway, Sabah Meddings, The Sunday Times
  • Thomas Cook cabin crew forced to visit food banks and borrow cash after final wages aren’t paid, Levi Winchester, The Sun

 

 

PR & Communications Categories

PR Professional of the Year
(in-house or agency)

  • Annabel Brodie-Smith, Association of Investment Companies 
  • Charlie Musson, AJ Bell
  • Jemma Jackson, interactive investor
  • Kathleen Gallagher, Quilter
  • Lloyd Purnell, LV= General Insurance

 

Press Team of the Year
(in-house) 

  • AJ Bell
  • interactive investor
  • MoneySavingExpert.com
  • Morningstar UK  
  • Quilter
  • ​Royal London

 

PR Agency of the Year

  • Carr Consulting & Communications
  • KL Communications
  • Lansons
  • Newgate Communications
  • Rostrum
  • Teamspirit

 

Rising Star PR Professional of the Year

  • Alex Berry, Quilter
  • Koren Byrne, Defaqto
  • Leigh Rimmer, LendInvest
  • Myron Jobson, interactive investor
  • Sandy Downs, Teamspirit

 

Thought Leadership Initiative of the Year

  • Aviva with Instinctif Partners for Mid-Life MOT: championing and supporting employees aged 45-65
  • Direct Line with Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety and Citigate Dewe Rogerson for Seat belts - The Forgotten Road Safety Priority
  • Legal & General with Rostrum for The Bank of Mum and Dad
  • Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association for Retirement Living Standards
  • Quilter for Adviser Delta
  • Royal London for Campaign on funeral poverty
  • Wesleyan with Citypress for Standing up for our Doctors: NHS Pension Scheme

 

Expert of the Year

  • Andrew Hagger, Moneycomms.co.uk
  • James Jones, Experian
  • Malcolm McLean, Barnett Waddingham
  • Rachael Griffin, Quilter
  • Russ Mould, AJ Bell
  • Sean McCann, NFU Mutual

 

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