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

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The winner will be announced on the night.

Outstanding Achievement award

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CONSUMER CHAMPION OF THE YEAR

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  • ​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

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  • 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

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

BROADCAST JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR (INCLUDING PODCASTS)

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  • 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 and Channel 5

LOCAL/REGIONAL JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR 

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  • 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)

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  • 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)

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  • 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

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  • 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
  • Much More With Less
  • The Complaining Cow

COMMENTATOR OF THE YEAR

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  • 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

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

SAVINGS JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

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  • 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)

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  • 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) 

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  • 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)

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  • 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)

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  • 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)

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  • 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)

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  • 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)

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  • 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)

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  • 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

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  • 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) 

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  • 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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