SUN journalists scooped plaudits at the British Journalism Awards — with political reporter Noa Hoffman winning New Journalist of the Year.
She was hailed for her exclusive on Tory deputy chief whip Chris Pincher, who quit after allegedly groping two men while drunk.
5Noa Hoffman won New Journalist of the Year – pictured with Jeremy Vine5Noa was hailed for her exclusive on Tory deputy chief whip Chris PincherCredit: News Group Newspapers Ltd5The Sun’s scoop on former Health Secretary Matt Hancock’s affair with his aideCredit: News Group Newspapers LtdHer scoop, in her first week, was part of a series of events which led to Boris Johnson’s downfall.
The Sun’s Head of Health Lizzie Parry was highly commended in the Features Journalism category for her interviews with Sun columnist and bowel cancer campaigner Deborah James — and for the coverage after Deborah’s death.
Meanwhile, we landed a bumper 18 British Press Awards nominations, including our scoops on former Health Secretary Matt Hancock’s affair with his aide and the Pincher scandal.
Political Editor Harry Cole’s Hancock story is up for Front Page of the Year along with our “We’ve Got Your Back” anti-racism drive backing England aces.
Noa is a nominee for Young Reporter of the Year.
Dame Deborah and Clemmie Moodie are in the running for Columnist of the Year.
Clemmie, Laura Armstrong and Simon Boyle are also up for Showbiz Reporter of the Year.
Defence Editor Jerome Starkey, Oliver Harvey and Peter Jordan are nominated for News Reporter, Feature Writer and Photographer of the Year.
Our Jabs Army, Menopause Matters, and Give It Back campaigns are in the running.
We are also up for Best Website, Excellence in Diversity Award and Black History Month coverage.
5Our Jabs Army campaign helped get the nation vaccinated against Covid-195Our ‘We’ve Got Your Back’ anti-racism drive backed England’s acesCredit: News Group Newspapers Ltd
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