Sports Journalism Awards

The SJA British Sports Journalism Awards is the major national competition open to all sports writers, staff or freelance contributors, to national, regional, daily or weekly newspapers, as well as specialist sports magazines, news agencies and websites. The John Bromley Sportswriter of the Year is chosen by a vote of national and regional sports editors.

The Ed Lacey Trophy for the Sports Photographer of the Year is awarded by our judges from the winners of the sports portfolio and specialist sports portfolio.

The Sports Newspaper of the Year is chosen by a panel of leading figures in sports journalism.

The Doug Gardner Award honours a member of the SJA who has made an outstanding contribution to sports journalism and the SJA. This trophy will be awarded at the discretion of the officers of the SJA.

All other awards are subject to a judging process.

Download the entry forms here:

Writing, web and broadcast categories

Photography Category