March ‘Investec 20x20 Media Awards’ winner announced
12 Apr 2019
Johnny Watterson wins the monthly Investec 20x20 Media Award with feature on World Champion boxer Kellie Harrington
Pictured is Johnny Watterson (right), of The Irish Times, Investec 20x20 Media Award March winner with Michael Cullen (left), Investec CEO and Investec 20x20 Media Awards judge.
Michael Cullen, CEO, Investec said: “Johnny Watterson’s interview with Kellie Harrington perfectly illustrates why we created the Investec 20x20 Media Awards – providing a platform to celebrate and champion great journalism enhancing the profile of our outstanding female sports stars. We look forward to seeing the next wave of entries highlighting Ireland’s elite performers in their respective sports.”
Mary O’ Connor, CEO, Federation of Irish Sport added: “This month’s Investec 20x20 Media Award winning article features an athlete’s stunning rise to the top, a success story that could have turned out so very differently if it wasn’t for her love of the sport. We look forward to more.”
The Investec 20x20 Media Awards recognise and reward excellence in Irish journalism focused on Women in Sport. Investec is a proud sponsor of 20x20, an initiative presented by The Federation of Irish Sport which calls on the people of Ireland to provide more support for women in sport. In demonstrating its commitment to the initiative, Investec has created this new awards scheme to help change the perceptions of women’s sport.
The Investec 20x20 Media Awards recognises that increased visibility will lead to greater cultural recognition of girls and women in sport.
The winning article can be found online here.
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