By Laura Molloy

We are delighted to have Griffith College partnering with us to bring you the Feature Writer of the Year: News and Current Affairs this year.

This year, Griffith College is celebrating its 50th anniversary. GC50 marks five decades of the largest independent third-level education provider in Ireland. With locations in Dublin, Cork and Limerick, many of Griffith’s former students have gone on to enjoy distinguished careers in Ireland and internationally, in fields as diverse as design, law, media, music and business.

Speaking about the sponsorship, Robbie Smyth, Head of Griffith’s Media Faculty said, “The Journalism and Media Communications Faculty at Griffith College are pleased to continue our SMEDIAs sponsorship. The graduate student journalists of today will shape tomorrow’s world, and we are glad to play a role in recognising exceptional journalistic achievement.”

Griffith College offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, including a selection of undergraduate, MA and postgraduate diploma degrees in subjects such as Podcasting and Video Journalism, Journalism and Digital Communications, and Digital Communications and Public Relations. You can check them out on their website here.