Sky Sports Named Sports Content Organization of the Year at AJS Awards
Sky Sports saw competition from BBC Sport, CNN Sport, Daily Mail, talkSPORT and The Athletic to win the inaugural prize
Last update: 23/07/23 11:04
Sky Sports was named Sports Content Organization of the Year at the 2022 Sports Journalists Association awards on Monday.
The new main prize is in the categories of broadcasting and writing, with judges looking for the organization that best serves their audience using original journalism, style and innovation.
Sky Sports saw competition from BBC Sport, CNN Sport, Daily Mail, talkSPORT and The Athletic to win the inaugural prize.
Sky Sports also won silver in the Social Media Journalism category for coverage of the Jake Daniels story after the Blackpool striker became the first active male professional footballer in the UK to come out publicly as gay.
Daniels’ story also helped Sky Sports News take bronze in the Scoop category, while Sky Sports also came third in the Digital Publisher category.
At the Broadcast Awards, Sky Sports News’ Kaveh Solhekol took bronze in the Broadcast Journalist category, Roy Keane took silver for Pundit, ahead of Nasser Hussain in bronze, while Soccer Saturday took silver for Television Show.
In the Ones to Watch – Off Air category, Sky Sports News’ Maryam Chaudhary took silver, while Sky Sports News’ Shemi Adenekan finished third.
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