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Journalism Awards - Judging Panel

Signup Deadline: 12-03-2021
Starts: 26-04-2021
Ends: 21-05-2021



No of new member volunteers

5 - 7


April - May 2021


25 - 30 hours


Aims of the judging panel: Review and grade submitted journalistic content.

The CFA UK Journalism Awards highlights contribution for the advancement of investor education through journalism. Launched in 2012, the awards celebrate articles that highlight ethical and professional standards in the UK investment sector and are open to all journalists. These awards aim to celebrate and promote great journalism that mirror CFA UK’s mission and vision.

Awards categories 2021:

  • CFA UK Journalist of the Year
  • CFA UK Broadcast Journalist of the Year
  • CFA UK Journalism Award: Value and Transparency
  • CFA UK Journalism Award: Inclusion and Diversity
  • CFA UK Journalism Award: ESG, Climate and Sustainable Investing
  • CFA UK Journalism Award: Investing and Covid-19
  • CFA UK Journalism Award: Most valued publication

See previous winners

Purpose and activities:

  • Familiarise with the scoring and grading criteria
  • Judge and grade submitted articles and media in independent and transparent way
  • Attend a pre-judging orientation session via zoom
  • Attend a post judging benchmarking review session via zoom

Who are we looking for?

  • Volunteers who regularly read and follow investment news
  • Volunteers who have extensive experience and interest in high-quality journalism
  • Good communicators with the ability to work in a group and share ideas
  • Ability to make time available and meet deadlines
How CFA UK will help:

CFA UK will distribute grading criteria, anonymised content and arrange a post judging benchmarking session.

What you will gain:

  • Build your profile within the CFA UK network of volunteers, the wider membership and the industry
  • Develop team work and communication skills
  • Recognition for your contributions
  • Opportunity to meet and network with other like-minded investment professionals

Volunteers Needed:

1 (1 open slot)

Experience Required:

No Experience Necessary


Nikhila Deshmukh