23 October 2018   |  Last Updated 12-05-2015 10:56

      Tuesday 12, May 2015

      EVENT: BBC's Quay House to host University of Salford's Journalism Awards

      If you're Journalism third year or MA student you've done it. Waiting on interviewees to get back to you, mastering new technology and breaking out a sweat trying to reach tight deadlines, journalism is no easy subject. But now you’ve reached the end of your degree and if you’re a first or second year you’re part way there and worked just as hard. So what better way to celebrate than a glitzy and glamourous Journalism Awards?!

      If you haven’t already registered to attend this year’s prestigious black-tie University of Salford Journalism Awards Ceremony, there is
      now even more reason to do so! We are pleased to announce that the BBC’s Quay House at Media City UK has been confirmed at the venue for the stylish event, set to take place on June 18!

      Home to BBC Breakfast and Match of the Day, the prominent venue will be make the awards extra special as, with BBC Radio 5 Live hosting the event, students will get the chance to mingle and network with esteemed industry guests and judges, including those from BBC, ITV, and notable national newspapers and websites.

      The Awards offer a valuable opportunity to network and receive recognition by submitting your work to various categories, as well as celebrating with course friends.

      The celebration ceremony will be an exclusive experience, where attendees will be treated to food, drinks and entertainment.

      The student organised awards aims to cater for students of all journalistic strengths and tastes, with categories covering a range of platforms and genres for them to submit to, with a chance of winning if they impress the judging panel of lecturers and journalist professionals at the top of their game.

      The categories are as follows and the criteria for each award can be found at on our website.


      Best First Year Student


      Best Second Year Student


      Best Third Year Student


      Best Postgraduate Student


      Student Choice Award


      Scoop of the Year


      Best Blog


      Best Sports Journalism


      Best Online Journalism


      Best Print Journalism


      Best Radio Journalism


      Best TV Journalism


      Quays News Award


      Submission is easy-simply go to the website and fill out the online submission form to upload your work to the category of your choice.
      You can submit to an unlimited number category but you can only submit to each category once.

      Don’t leave it too late – deadline for submissions is Midnight 31st May 2015.

      Tickets are free but limited- simply e-mail: uosjournalismawards@gmail.com and indicate how many people you would like to bring and one of the Journalism Committee Team will get back to you to confirm your attendance and then issue you with a unique invitation…but be quick it’s first come first serve!

      You can watch last year’s celebration at Journalism Award 2014 here.

      Falling after exams and assignment deadlines, the event will be the perfect way to end another successful year on a high and kick start the summer!

      For any queries please don’t hesitate to contact the Journalism Awards team on uosjournalismawards@gmail.com or via Facebook or twitter @UoSJA15 and keep up to date using the hashtag #UoSJA15.