MA Media and Broadcast Student Kim Montgomery wins Anjool Maldé Journalism Award

Kim Montgomery receive the prestegious Anjool Maldé Journalism prize for her work ‘43 Days’, which was produced as part of her Masters in Media and Broadcast Production 2019/20.

Frank Delaney: (Subject Lead, Broadcast Production, Queen's University Belfast):
The judges' comment was that Kim was declared a clear winner for her 25 minute radio documentary "43 Days" grounded in thorough research and strong journalistic value.
 
Don Duncan: (Project supervisor and Lecturer in Broadcast Practice, Broadcast Production, Queen's University Belfast):
"43 Days" is public service journalism at its best. In it, Kim navigates complex and sensitive issues, reaching the humanity at the core of the story with flawless ethics and even compassion.
 
Kim: I was so touched and humbled to receive the Anjool Maldé Journalism prize for my work ‘43 Days.’ which was produced as part of my QUB Masters in Media and Broadcast Production 2019/20. This award has dramatically increased my confidence and will be the driving force behind my further development and career aspirations in this innovative and exciting industry. The Radio Documentary ’43 days’, will I hope shed further light on the public discourse surrounding a high-profile rape trial in Belfast. (Photo courtesy Kim Montgomery) (’43 Days’ - https://open.spotify.com/episode/)
 
The Anjool Maldé Memorial Trust was set up in 2010 as a legacy to Anjool Maldé (1984-2009) and has been pleased to be able to present over a hundred awards since then. The Trust makes annual awards with prize money to a selection of the UK’s most talented and best young individuals with ‘that extra edge’ to their accomplishment.  For more information on the awards please visit https://pressat.co.uk/releases/anjool-malde-awards-2020
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