By: E&P Staff
The Financial Times was named National Newspaper of the Year at the Newspaper Awards in London on Wednesday. The paper was also honored on April 8 with the title Newspaper of the Year at the British Press Awards.
“I am delighted that the Financial Times has won this prestigious award,” Lionel Barber, editor of the paper, said in a statement. “Three Newspaper of the Year awards in one year are a testament to the hard work and great content produced by the FT’s talented team of journalists across the world and I am proud to work with them all.”
The FT was also honored at the What the Papers Say Awards on Dec. 21, 2007.
The judges noted that the FT is a “confident, well presented product, hitting the right note for its audience.” They also nodded to the paper’s quality printing and increase in circulation.