Winners of the 2020 National Student Media Awards announced

If you missed the livestream for whatever reason, don’t fret, all the winners are listed below:

Small College/Society Publication of the Year – Uprooted; University College Cork

Short Story of the Year –  Roots by Nirali Bhatt-Roberts

Blog/Vlog of the Year – Sadhbhers by Sadhbh Sullivan

Video Journalist of the Year – Mairéad Cleary; University of Limerick

Radio Production of the Year – Arts & Features – Sam McHugh; Technological University Dublin

Magazine of the Year – Grapevine; University of Limerick

Sports Photographer of the Year – Sathishaa M.K. Mohan; Dublin City University

Film Script of the Year – Hotel by Ren O’ Hare; Trinity College Dublin

Léiriúcháin Teilifíse i nGaeilge – Faisnéis agus Drámaíocht – Díoltás le John Foley; Waterford Institute of Technology

Website of the Year – An Focal; University of Limerick

RSA Award for Journalism relating to Road Safety – Róisín Phelan; Dublin City University

News Photographer of the Year – Kate Swift; Griffith College Dublin

Science Foundation Ireland Award for Journalism relating to Science and Technology – Sam Cox; Trinity College Dublin

Layout & Design Award – Magazine – Grapevine; University of Limerick

Layout & Design Award – Newspaper – Trinity News; Trinity College Dublin

Short Film of the Year – The Sunny Side Up by  Peter Kilmartin; Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art & Design

TV Production of the Year – Ethan by Rachel Gregan; Ballyfermot College of Further Education

Features Writer of the Year – Arts & Pop Culture – Peter Horan; Trinity College Dublin

Radio DJ of the Year – Anisha Cheyenne Rice ; Technological University Dublin

Iriseoireacht trí Ghaeilge – Scríofa – Eimear Finan; Trinity College Finan

Radio Documentary of the Year – Behind Closed Doors by Melissa Partridge; Technological University Dublin

Journalist of the Year – National Media – Jade Wilson; University College Dublin

Radio Production of the Year – News & Current Affairs – Melissa Partridge; Technological University Dublin

Features Writer of the Year – News & Current Affairs – Aoife Mawn; University College Dublin

Iriseoireacht Raidío trí Ghaeilge – Caitlín Murphey, Colm De Buitléar, Patrick Hamilton, Bláithín Ní Bhroin, Dónal Ryan, Padhraig Parkinson & Caroline Ryan

Radio Journalist of the Year – Matthew Moynihan; University College Cork

People’s Choice Award –  Food Connects Us; Limerick Institute of Technology

BLOC Award – Gearrfhíséan Dátheangach na Bliana – Dosheachanta le Helena Keane; Waterford Institute of Technology

Sports Writer of the Year – Ronan Coughlan; University of Limerick

EPA Award for Journalism relating to the Environment – Zoe Backwell; Queens University Belfast

European Commission Award for Journalism relating to EU Affairs – Elisha Carey; University College Cork

Photographer of the Year – Juliana Falanghe; Griffith College Dublin

Journalist of the Year – Mostafa Darwish; University of Limerick

Editor of the Year – Conor Capplis for The College Tribune; University College Dublin

Newspaper of the Year – The University Express; University College Cork

Congratulations to all the winners for their tremendous work and a huge thank you to all our sponsors, without whom this is not possible.

If you have been fortunate to win an award, please email with your home address so your trophy can be mailed to you.



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