Open to: Guild members under 30


£1000 plus trophy

For a Guild member aged under 30 (at the time of entries closing), who has consistently demonstrated a combination of thorough research and written-word excellence in newspapers, magazines, online or broadcast media. This would include a broad cross-section of writers incorporating columnists, news reporters, feature writers as well as scriptwriters.

Sponsored by Newspress from 2015.

Newspress Tim Bowdler   Charlie Calderwood

2019 Charlie Calderwood (Highly commended: Rachel Boagey, Ben Custard)

2018 Jack Phillips (Highly commended: Alex Kalinauckas, Sophie Williamson-Stothert)

2017 Jack Benyon (Highly commended: Jack Phillips, Sophie Williamson-Stothert)

2016 Andrew Brady (Highly commended: Christofer Lloyd, Greg MacLeman)

2015 Lewis Kingston

2014 Hal Ridge

2013 Lewis Kingston (Highly commended: Greg MacLeman, Danny Hewitt)

2012 Jamie Fretwell

2011 Liam Campbell

2010 Jamie Fretwell (Highly commended: Tom Webster)

2009 Tom Webster (Highly commended: James Scoltock)

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