Business journalists vie for headlines of their own at awards
UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School has called for entries to its 11th Annual Business Journalist Awards, in association with Open Eir, to recognise excellence in Irish business journalism. The awards are run in conjunction with the Business Journalist Association of Ireland (BJAI).
This year's categories, which are open to journalists throughout the island of Ireland, are: Business News Story of the Year - Economic Commentator of the Year/Business Analyst of the Year - Specialist Business Reporter of the Year - Business Interview of the Year - Upcoming Journalist of the Year - Technology Reporter of the Year - Business Feature of the Year.
Broadcast, print and online business journalists are invited to submit entries via www.smurfitschool.ie/bja, before the closing date of Wednesday, September 13. The winners will be honoured at an awards ceremony lunch on Monday, December 4 2017 and will receive a €1,000 prize.
Pictured are Damien McLoughlin, Professor of Marketing, UCD Smurfit School; Orlagh Nevin director of sales, marketing and service, Open Eir; Breege O'Donoghue, former executive director at Penneys/Primark; and Irish Independent Business Editor Donal O'Donovan, chairman BJAI.