Enter the 2019 Medical Journalists’ Association Awards. A trophy, £750 and kudos to the winners

By February 14, 2019Awards archive, Public

The premier prizes for health and medical journalism, the annual Medical Journalists’ Association Awards are now open for entry.

The deadline for entry is midnight Wednesday March 13

With the addition of the new Dr David Delvin Award for Sex and Sexual Health Journalism there are 16 categories, as well as the Outstanding Contribution Award for the best of the best.

Category award winners receive a trophy and £750 prize.

There is also a trophy and additional £1,000 for the Outstanding Contribution Award, which is supported by our principal awards sponsor, Bristol-Myers’ Squibb.

Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony at the Barber-Surgeons’ Hall on June 12.

For the second year, the MJA,  will also present an award for the Media Campaign of the Year. This award, which is supported by the Healthcare Communications Association, recognises excellence in communications materials produced  for journalists by a communications agency or in-house communications team.

As the only award for health-related press materials which is judged by journalists, for journalists, this award highlights the agencies and communications teams who really do understand what journalists want.

Click here to enter the Media Campaign Award

The deadline for the Media Campaign award is midnight on April 17.  Click here for guidelines and online entry.


Charity Writer or Broadcaster of the Year (You may also be eligible for associate membership of the MJA)
Blogger of the Year
Newcomer of the Year (36 or fewer months in journalism). Supported by Sanofi
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). Supported by Christine Webber
Feature of the Year (specialist audience)
Feature of the Year (broadcast)
Feature of the Year (general audience). Supported by Wiley
News Story of the Year (specialist audience)
News Story of the Year (broadcast)
News Story of the Year (general audience). Supported by Roche
Case Study of the Year. Supported by Lilly
Science Explained. Supported by MSD
Freelance of the Year
Editor of the Year. Sponsored by Edelman

Email our sponsorship team for information on sponsorship opportunities

Click here to view highlights of the 2018 MJA Awards

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