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2019 Medical Journalism Awards


Monday 4 March 2019

Entries are open NOW. Deadline, midnight, Wednesday March 13.

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Medical Journalists' Association UK (MJA)


The annual MJA Awards  recognise and reward outstanding examples of health and medical journalism.

They are now open to entry and are for work first published/broadcast on or between Wednesday February 21, 2018 and Tuesday February 12, 2019. Each award attracts a cash prize of £750, a trophy, and an invitation to receive your award at the MJA Awards ceremony on Wednesday 12 June in London.

Entries are open to all but an entry fee of £30 per entry is payable by non-members. Why not join the MJA at the special rate of £40 to enjoy all the benefits of membership and enter for free? (Usual price £50).   Also membership fees are tax deductible but your entry fee is not.

Award Categories:

  • Charity Writer or Broadcaster of the Year (may also be eligible for associate membership of the MJA)
  • Blogger of the Year
  • Newcomer of the Year (36 or fewer months in journalism)
  • Regional Reporter of the Year
  • Mental Health Story of the Year
  • The Dr David Delvin Award for sex and sexual health journalism (New in 2019).
  • Feature of the Year (general audience)
  • Feature of the Year (general audience)
  • Feature of the Year (general audience)
  • News Story of the Year (specialist audience)
  • News Story of the Year (broadcast)
  • News Story of the Year (general audience)
  • Case Study of the Year
  • Science Explained
  • Freelance of the Year
  • Editor of the Year.
  • Outstanding Contribution to Health or Medical Journalism – this award is not by self entry but chosen by the judges from entries across all categories.



Further details and contact information

Sallie Robbins

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