Our awards

The Bureau has been shortlisted for or won nearly 30 prestigious journalism awards since it launched in April 2010.

2016

Shortlisted – Medical Journalists’ Association awards, Newcomer of the year: Victoria Parsons

Shortlisted – Global Editors Network Data Journalism Award for Contractors tracking terror targets at heart of drone war: Abigail Fielding-Smith and Crofton Black

2015

Shortlisted – British Journalism Awards, Business journalism category: Nick Mathiason

Shortlisted – British Journalism Awards, new journalist of the year category: Crofton Black

Shortlisted – Amnesty Media Awards, for Kent to Kabul: Maeve McClenaghan, Sue Clayton

Shortlisted – Amnesty Media Awards, Gaby Rado Award: Maeve McClenaghan

Shortlisted – Orwell prize: Nick Mathiason

 

2014

Winner – New journalist of the year at British Journalism Awards: Tom Warren

Tom Warren, British Journalism Awards, new journalist of the year

 

 

 

Winner – Bar Council Legal Reporting Award for Joint Enterprise: Rachel Stevenson, Melanie McFadyean and Maeve McClenaghan

Bronze Winner – Lovie Award, News category for Where the Drones Strike project

Shortlisted – Amnesty Media Awards, innovation category for Where the Drones Strike

Shortlisted – British Journalism Awards in political category for Party Political Funding investigation

 

2013

Winner – Martha Gellhorn Award for Covert Drone War: Jack Serle, Alice Ross and Chris Woods

Shortlisted – British Journalism Awards, young reporter of the year: Maeve McClenaghan

Official Honoree – Webby Awards, news category: Bureau website

 

2012

Winner – Amnesty Media Awards, digital category: Deaths in Police Custody

Winner – British Journalism Awards, young reporter of the year: Emma Slater

Shortlisted – British Journalism Awards, investigation of the year: Covert Drone War

Shortlisted – British Journalism Awards, business journalist of the year: Nick Mathiason

Shortlisted – British Journalism Awards, innovation of the year: The Bureau

Shortlisted – One World Media Awards, television award: Aid to Ethiopia investigation

Shortlisted – One World Media Awards, press award: Ghosts of Baghdad

Shortlisted – One World Media Awards, popular features award: Ghosts of Baghdad

 

2011

Winner – Amnesty Media Awards, digital category: IraqWarLogs

Winner – Thomson Reuters Reporting Europe Award: Structural Funds

Shortlisted – Foreign Press Association Media Awards: Covert War project

Shortlisted – Investigative Reporters and Editors Awards: Structural Funds

 

Bar Council Legal Reporting Award
Maeve McClenaghan, Melanie McFadyean and Rachel Stevenson: Winners of Bar Council Legal Reporting Award for Joint Enterprise investigation, 2014