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.
XCity Award winner announced: Dina Aboughazala
The winner of this year’s XCity Award and £500 prize is Dina Aboughazala, the founder of a brand-new startup that empowers journalists in the Middle East and Africa.
A year of investigations and online trolling: An interview with the BBC’s Rianna Croxford
Rianna Croxford is good at firsts. The first in her family to attend university, the first Journalism Diversity Fund Financial Times intern and now, at 26, the BBC’s youngest ever network news correspondent.
City’s Associate Dean wins John C. Hartsock Prize
An essay about Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich has landed City lecturer an award.
Fifth name on XCity Award shortlist announced: Ben Hunte
The BBC’s first LGBT correspondent and their newest West Africa correspondent has been shortlisted for the XCity Award for his work shedding light on anti-LGBT discrimination.
Second name on XCity Award shortlist announced: Mary Fitzgerald
The outgoing editor of openDemocracy has been shortlisted for the XCity Award for her work in holding the government to account through its interrogation of social and political issues.
First name on XCity Award shortlist announced: Dina Aboughazala
Dina Aboughazala, the founder of an Egypt-based startup that helps local journalists, is the first name on the shortlist for the XCity Award.
XCity Award 2016 shortlist revealed: Ben Whitelaw
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
XCity Award 2016 shortlist revealed: Adam Benzine
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
XCity Award 2016 shortlist revealed: George Arbuthnott
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
XCity Award 2016 shortlist revealed: Jenny McCall
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
25 City journalism graduates longlisted for 2016 XCity Award
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