The Full Winners list of the Smedias 2018

We have come to the end of the National Student Media Awards 2018!

Huge congratulations to the winners of each category tonight. This means you are basically set for life, your Smedia will soon lead you to a Dan Bilzerian-esque lifestyle, sitting out on yachts and partying every night.

Ok so that might not be true, But it is still a huge achievement regardless. To have your work recognised by the top players in Irish media is a fantastic start to your media career.

Here is the full list of winners at the Smedias 2018:

Small College/Society Publication of the Year

Dub 8 Magazine – GCD


Short Story Of The Year

Lucy’s Spiral – Shane Breen, DKIT


Blog/Vlog Of The Year

Aaron Gallagher – DCU


Radio Production of The Year – Arts & Features

Mary-Kate Findon – DIT


Magazine of the Year

Cypher – DIT


Short Animation of the Year

Stephen Poole – BCFE


Colour Writer of the Year

Sarah Ryan – UCC


Sports Photographer of the Year

Andrew Tierney – SCFE


Film Script of the Year

Cian Johnston – GCD


Léiriúchain Teilifíse i nGaelige – Faisnéis & Drámaíocht

Niall Kenny & Allister Higgins – WIT


Website Of The Year

Robert O’Sullivan – UCC


RSA Award for Journalism Relating to Road Safety

Cian Carton – UCD


News Photographer of The Year

Matthew Rose-Nel – UCD


Science Education Writer of the Year

Shauna Bowers – DCU


Layout & Design of the Year – Magazine

TN2 Magazine – TCD


Layout & Design of the Year – Newspaper

Michael Foley, Stacey Wrenn, Sorcha Ní Cheallaigh, Maria Cordero, Oisin Vince Coulter, Emma McCarthy (Trinity News) – TCD


Short Film of the Year

Laura Byrne – ITB


TV Production of the Year

Luke Fitzpatrick – UCD


Features Writer of the Year – Arts and Pop Culture

Colin Gannon – DCU


Radio DJ of the Year

Katie Hughes – LIT


Iriseoireacht trí Ghaeilge (Scríofa)

Zoe Kinsella – DIT


Radio Documentary of the Year

Garr Cleary (Pigeon Keepers) – IADT


Journalist of the Year – National Media

Aaron Gallagher – DCU


Radio Production of the Year – News & Current Affairs

Robert O’Sullivan, Niamh O’Reilly & Aaron Frahill (Midday Express) – UCC


Features Writer of the year -News& Current Affairs

Rachel O’ Neill – UCD


Raidió trí Ghaeilge

Meadhbh Ní Eadhra (Gan Teorainn) – NUIG


Radio Journalist of the Year

Mary-Kate Findon (The Taig Over ) – DIT


People’s Choice Award

William McCartney – UCD


Sports Writer of the Year

Mark Boylan – UL


European Commission Award

Brian Donnelly – UCD


Journalist of the Year

Aoife Walsh – UCC


Photographer of the Year

Chris Corner – GCD


Editor of the Year

Shauna Bowers – DCU


Newspaper of the Year

Limerick Voice – UL




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