Incisive Media journalists receive five nominations for 2020 Headlinemoney Awards

PA has been nominated in a six-strong shortlist for b2b title of the year. Meanwhile, news editor Hannah Godfrey is on the shortlist for b2b journalist of the year, and reporter Sophie King is up for b2b rising star of the year.

In other categories, Cover editor Adam Saville has been shortlisted for b2b protection journalist of the year, and Professional Pensions’ deputy editor James Phillips has been nominated for b2b pensions journalist of the year.

The Headlinemoney Awards recognise excellence in financial journalism and communications. They are entered by journalists from b2b, national media and consumer titles.

The winners will be announced at a gala ceremony at London’s The Brewery on 6 May.

For more information about Professional Adviser go to www.professionaladviser.com.

For more information about Cover go to www.covermagazine.co.uk

For more information about Professional Pensions go to www.professionalpensions.com

Incisive Media triumphs at the 2019 Kames Capital Journalism Awards

Professional Pensions’ six-strong editorial team won institutional team of the year for the fourth year in succession.

PP’s deputy editor James Phillips was also named institutional journalist of the year, with editor Jonathan Stapleton runner up.

This is Phillips’ second major award of the year. In July, he was named pensions journalist of the year by the Society of Pension Professionals.

Meanwhile, Investment Week’s deputy news editor Mike Sheen walked away with the prize for wholesale journalist of the year, with special projects correspondent David Brenchley as runner up.

The Kames Capital Awards celebrate excellence in investment journalism. The categories are judged by a panel of industry experts from the institutional and wholesale markets. This year’s awards took place on November 28 in London.

Incisive Media’s group editorial director Adrian Barrick said: ’’Hearty congratulations to all the winners of these prestigious awards, which pit our journalists directly against their peers. The categories are also judged by true experts in the sector, so there are no hiding places.’’

He continued: ’’The fact that James, Mike and the Professional Pensions team came out on top is testament to the enduring quality of the writing on our titles and the importance to our readers of the stories that our journalists tell.’’

Kevin Sinclair, managing director of Incisive Media’s financial division said:’ “It’s great to see members of our editorial teams recognised for their excellent coverage of the investment and pensions markets. We believe our journalists are the best in the business, and these awards confirm we are right!’’

In 2018, both Professional Pensions and Investment Week won team of the year awards, and PP’s Stephanie Baxter won the institutional journalist prize.

For more information see www.investmentweek.co.uk and www.professionalpensions.com.

Industry accolade for Professional Pensions news editor James Phillips

The awards – which are in their 14th year – celebrate excellence in business journalism in the areas of insurance and risk, human resources and benefits, pensions and institutional investment.

This is Phillips’s second industry award in the past 12 months – he scooped the trade pensions journalist of the year at the annual Society of Pension Professionals dinner in November 2018.

Commenting on his award, Phillips said: “I am absolutely thrilled to have received this accolade despite such stiff competition from my very talented colleagues in the trade pensions press. Thank you to Willis Towers Watson and all of the judges for their support.”

Professional Pensions editor Jonathan Stapleton added: “I am hugely proud of James’s achievement, which is testament to his talent as a journalist and the hard work he puts in to make PP a success.”

Professional Pensions is the most-influential brand in the UK pensions sector, comprising a growing events portfolio, website and weekly magazine. For more information go to www.professionalpensions.com

PP journalist wins trade pensions journalist of the year accolade

The award, which came as the SPP celebrated its 60th birthday, was decided in a vote by the SPP’s membership and recognises outstanding contributions to pensions journalism this year.

The SPP is a representative body for occupational pension scheme advisers and providers and was launched in 1958 as the Society of Pension Consultants.

Commenting on his award, Phillips said: “I am both delighted and surprised to have won this award against a formidable crowd of trade pensions journalists. I am incredibly grateful to the SPP and its members for their support.”

PP editor Jonathan Stapleton added: “I am hugely proud of James’ achievement, which is testament to his talent as a journalist and all the hard work he puts in.”

The SPP dinner took place on November 8 at One Great George Street, London. For more information go to the-spp.co.uk/events/the-societys-2018-annual-dinner.