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Friday 27 May 2016

James scoops 'Smedia' journalism prize

There were more than 1,500 entries for this year's National Student Media Awards – known as the Smedias – now in its 13th year.

The Herald editor Claire Grady judged the Feature Writer of the Year award, won by James Bennett from Trinity College.

Claire Murphy from The Herald presents the SMEDIA award for Features Writer of the Year (News and Politics) to James Bennett, TCD. Photo by Kyran O'Brien.
Claire Murphy from The Herald presents the SMEDIA award for Features Writer of the Year (News and Politics) to James Bennett, TCD. Photo by Kyran O'Brien.

James is pictured receiving his award in Dublin's Ballsbridge Hotel from the Herald's Claire Murphy (centre).

Also pictured are the nominees (from left): Isobel Fergus (UCD), Elaine McCahill (TCD) and Sean Finnan (UCD).

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