The independent panel of industry experts brought together to judge the 30th Santander Media Awards is pleased to reveal the shortlists. From a record number of over 250 entries, the panel of more than 20 judges decided that the following journalists are worthy of commendation for work on these publications:

Contribution to Personal Finance Education
Claer Barrett – FT
Lee Boyce – This is Money
Simon Gompertz – BBC
Sally Hamilton – Mail on Sunday
Simon Lambert – This is Money
Jeff Prestridge – Mail on Sunday

Financial Consumer Journalist of the Year
Claer Barrett - FT
Andrew Ellson – The Times
Rupert Jones – The Guardian
Katie Morley – The Telegraph
Laura Shannon – Mail on Sunday
Laura Whateley – The Times

Financial Consumer Newcomer of the Year
Sarah Davidson – This is Money
Marina Gerner – Money Observer
Amelia Murray – The Telegraph
Olivia Rudgard – The Telegraph
Paul Thomas – Daily Mail
Aime Williams – FT

Financial Freelance Journalist of the Year
Faith Archer
John Arlidge
Iona Bain
Kalpana Fitzpatrick
Ruth Jackson
Harriet Meyer

Financial Trade Journalist of the Year
Ryan Bembridge – Mortgage Introducer
Stephanie Hawthorne – Pensions World
Samantha Partington – Mortgage Solutions
Valentina Romeo – Money Marketing
Hannah Uttley – Mortgage Solutions
Jonathan Watkins – Global Custodian

Financial Trade Newcomer of the Year
Christine Dawson – New Model Adviser
Jack Gilbert – New Model Adviser
Alexander Hamilton – IBS Journal
Jayna Rana – Investment Week
Daniel Rzasa – CityWire Modern Investor
Joshua Thurston – CityWire Wealth

Moneyblogger of the Year
Iona Bain – Young Money
Charlotte Burns – Lotty Earns
Emma Drew – from Aldi to Harrods
Jenni Hill – Can’t Swing a Cat
Rebecca O’Connor – Good With Money
Ricky Willis – Skint Dad

Online Journalist of the Year
Faith Archer – Mirror Online
Lee Boyce – This is Money
John Fitzsimons –
Simon Lambert – This is Money
Laura Miller – FT Adviser
Kevin Peachey – BBC Online

SME/Enterprise Journalist of the Year
Donna Ferguson – Guardian/ Observer
Ellie Lawrie – This is Money
Kiki Loizou – The Sunday Times
Russell Lynch – Evening Standard
Kate Palmer – The Telegraph
Matt Scott – Professional Manager

Personal Financial Broadcast Journalist of the Year
Ed Bowsher – Share Radio
Sean Farrington – BBC
Georgie Frost – Share Radio
Simon Gompertz - BBC
Paul Lewis - BBC Moneybox
Steph McGovern - BBC

Financial Consumer Website of the Year
BBC News
The Telegraph
This is Money

Financial National Title of the Year
Financial Mail on Sunday
FT Money
Money, The Sunday Times
Money, The Times
Which? Money

Financial Trade/Professional Title of the Year
Citywire Wealth Manager
Financial Adviser
Fund Strategy
Money Management
Money Marketing
Portfolio Adviser

Financial Trade/Professional Website of the Year
Citywire Wealth Manager
FT Adviser
Fund Strategy
Investment Week
Money Marketing

SME/Enterprise Title of the Year
B4 Magazine
Cambridge Business News

In addition there are two special judges’ awards that don’t have shortlists. The winners of ‘Trade Article of the Year’ and ‘Consumer Article of the Year’ will be announced on the evening. These winners will be chosen from other categories’ shortlists.

If you would like to attend the Santander Media Awards 2016 on Wednesday 16 November, please email  to confirm your place. On the night you can follow us at #santandermediaawards.

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