We are ecstatic to have the Irish independent to sponsor the Editor of the year award at this years Smedias!

The Irish Independent have been sponsoring the Smedias since its inception in 2001. They have been a major contributor to the development of young, up and coming writers in Ireland for many years.

Students would benefit from reading articles from the Irish Independent as their writers have been providing top quality journalism for the last 113 years.

They are one of the biggest newspapers in the country and continue to provide the Irish people with the biggest news stories across Ireland.

Previous winners of this award have gone on to work in top Irish media outlets such as RTE as well as the Irish Independent itself.

With the prestige of the Irish Independent working alongside the Smedias, We will be sure to find the next best young editor in Ireland!