The BMJ’s editor wins publishing industry award

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: (Published 16 July 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g4631
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. 1The BMJ

The BMJ’s editor in chief, Fiona Godlee, was named business media editor of the year on 10 July at the PPA (Professional Publishers Association) awards—known in the industry as the Oscars of the magazine world. She beat nine other shortlisted editors and was praised by the judges for taking The BMJ to a “whole new level.”

“Since becoming editor in 2005,” the judges said, “Fiona Godlee has taken the brand to a whole new level of relevance and influence both in the UK and around the world. She has done this by building an impressive editorial team of magazine editors, investigative journalists, and designers to add to the existing medical expertise. The title is now going from strength to strength under her leadership.”

And at the Medical Journalists’ Association awards on 8 July The BMJ’s news reporter, Gareth Iacobucci, was highly commended, while Jonathan Gornall was named freelance journalist of the year for his work on the government’s consultation on introducing a minimum price for a unit of alcohol.1


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