In the final episode of the series, Nicola Blackburn and Jake Helm are joined by Aisha Rimi, Editor of XCity magazine, and Chloé Meley, chatting all about the XCity Award.
Ben Whitelaw, head of community and digital development at The Times, has been shortlisted for the XCity Award for his work in developing The Times’ digital presence. Mr Whitelaw graduated from the Newspaper Journalism MA at City in 2011. He created the journalism education website, Wannabe Hacks, and worked for
Academy Award nominee Adam Benzine has been shortlisted for the 2016 XCity Award, continuing his run of success in 2016. Mr Benzine (Magazine PGDip, 2006) received an Oscar nomination for his documentary Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah. It was among five films to be shortlisted in the Best Documentary
For the second year running, George Arbuthnott (Investigative, 2009) has been shortlisted for the XCity Award. The deputy insight editor at The Sunday Times has accumulated various accolades since his last nomination. In December 2015, he and his team at The Sunday Times won ‘Breaking News Story’ at the British
A City alumna who won the Modern Slavery Media Award for exposing the UK’s failure to protect victims of trafficking has been shortlisted for this year’s XCity Award. Jenny McCall (Science, 2014) is an independent journalist. Last year, Ms McCall wrote an article for openDemocracy, titled: ‘Just how badly does the
Being nominated for an Oscar, interviewing Prince William and becoming Time Inc.’s youngest editor are just a few of the accomplishments City graduates have achieved this year. The nominees for the £500 XCity Award, for outstanding journalism by a City graduate, have been chosen by both alumni and members of