Winners of the AIC Media Awards 2020

The Association of Investment Companies (AIC) has announced the winners of the AIC Media Awards 2020. The awards recognise the journalists who have best educated private investors and financial advisers about investment companies and are voted for by AIC members, their managers, brokers and analysts.

The winners are:


Best National Journalist

  • Richard Evans, The Daily Telegraph


Best Trade Journalist

  • David Brenchley, Investment Week


Best Freelance Journalist

  • Cherry Reynard


Best Financial Consumer Journalist

  • Leonora Walters, Investors Chronicle


Best Scottish Journalist

  • Bill Jamieson, The Scotsman


Photo: Marie Bird Photography


Best Online Journalist

  • Gavin Lumsden, Citywire


Best Broadcast Journalist

  • Holly Black, Morningstar


Best VCT Journalist

  • Jonathan Jones, The Daily Telegraph


Best Use of Social Media

  • Gavin Lumsden, Citywire



Lifetime Achievement Award

  • The Money Observer Team

Ian Sayers, Chief Executive of the Association of Investment Companies (AIC), said: “The AIC Media Awards recognise the journalists who have best educated private investors and financial advisers about investment companies. The pandemic has created many challenges for investors and the winners have responded in a creative and thoughtful way. I would like to thank them for their hard work and commend them for the help they provide to their readers. I would particularly like to highlight the team at Money Observer for their excellent and thought-provoking coverage of investment companies over the years.”


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