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Best online and broadcast student journalists honoured

Nina HosseinThe best student online and broadcast journalists have been honoured at an awards ceremony.

The BJTC’s 2015 Student Journalism Award winners were announced at a London ceremony last week.

ITV’s Nina Hossain, pictured above left, who hosted the ceremony, was joined by industry leaders from ITN, ITV, Channel 4 and the BBC to present the honours.

Many of the winners have now finished their studies and taken their first jobs on newspapers, in radio and online.

BJTC Chief Executive Jon Godel, said: “Our 3,500 students learn the highest standard of industry skills in this age of digital-first multiplatform journalism.

“All of those nominated prove the BJTC’s unique accreditation of courses teaching mobile, tablet and converged skills is the future of journalism training.”

The full list of winners was as follows:

Radio News Item: Ben Bason – University of Sheffield, Barnsley Remembers Its Mining Heroes

Radio News Feature: Sera Baker – Goldsmiths University of London, Radio Gaga

TV Documentary: Christopher Gray – University of Lincoln, Who Cares?

Radio News Documentary: Jacqueline Shoen – Goldsmiths University of London, What’s Cookin’ in the Burger Lab?

TV News Feature: Kate Steward – University of Leeds, Blood Brothers

TV News Item: Georgianna Scurfield – Nottingham Trent University, British Heart Foundation Boy

Website of the Year: Joe Nerssessian, Jack Henry Cozens, Naomi Mihara, Hollie Wong, Michael Seymour, Patrick Wilson, Emily Cox, Alessandro Tiberi – Bournemouth University, Your Election 15

TV Newsday: Zeena Al-Obaidi, Midoriko Kitagaki, Tate Slyfield – University of Winchester, Winol News and Sport 152

The Steve Harris Award for Student Journalist of the Year: WINOL News and Sport the iPhone Edition, University of Winchester