Insurance Times journalists this week scooped two of the six journalists’ awards run by the British Insurance Brokers’ Association.
News editor Paddy Gourlay won the Technical News Award for an article about a broker rebellion against an unpopular insurance scheme, pipping Anthony Gould, editor of Post Magazine for the title.
Editor Chris Wheal won the Consumer (Broadsheet) Award for an article he wrote explaining local government insurance in the Guardian.
Senior reporter Mike Cooper was a runner up in the Technical News category, along with Luke Satchell of Insurance Age. In the Consumer (broadsheet) category, Emma Tyrell of the Express on Sunday was highly commended with Tim Collison, the editor of Professional Broking, coming runner up.
The judges were: Tim Cramer-Todd, Crawford; Bob Eveleigh, Allianz Cornhill; Suzanne Moore, Association of British Insurers; John Bissell, CGU Insurance; Jacquie Buchanan, Fortis Insurance.
Technical News Award
Winner Paddy Gourlay Insurance Times
Highly commended Anthony Gould Post Magazine
Runner-up Mike Cooper Insurance Times
Runner-up Luke Satchell Insurance Age
Consumer Award (Broadsheet)
Winner Chris Wheal The Guardian
Highly commended Emma Tyrrell Express on Sunday
Runner-up Tim Collison The Independent
Winner Dominic Hiatt Money Management
Highly commended Jane Sumpter Money Management
Runner-up Alexandra Broad Post Magazine
Runner-up John Chapman Money Management
Winner Stephen Womack Mail on Sunday
Highly commended John Husband Daily Mirror
Runner-up Edmund Tirbutt Mail on Sunday
Runner-up Clare Vincent Daily Mail
Winner Peter Sharples Manchester Evening News
Winner Jane Hall Newcastle Journal
Winner Paul Charles BBC Radio 4 Inside Money
Highly commended Paul O’Keefe BBC Radio 4 Inside Money
Runner-up BBC Radio On Your Behalf
Overall winner: Paul Charles and BBC Radio 4 Inside Money team