"supporting and encouraging high quality economic, financial and business journalism"

The Wincott Foundation was set up in 1969 in honour of Harold Wincott, the most distinguished economic journalist of his day in the UK. The current chairman is Sir Richard Lambert, former editor of the Financial Times. Sir Richard is supported by a group of trustees who have a background in business, journalism and academia.

PREVIOUS BUSINESS PROGRAMME BROADCAST AWARD WINNNERS

Year

 

Programme

 

Media

2011

 

Made in Britain

 

BBC2

2010

 

BP: $30 Billion Blowout

 

The Money Programme for BBC2

 

 

Nablus: The Business of Occupation

 

Flashback TV for Al Jazeera English

 

 

In Business: Ready to Wear

 

BBC Radio 4

 

 

Wake up to Money

 

Radio Five Live

2009

 

The Bank that Bust the World

 

BBC London Factual for BBC2

 

 

Crash! How long will it last?

 

Quicksilver Media for C4 Dispatches

 

 

The Day that Lehman Died

 

Goldhawk/BBC World Service News

 

 

The Economy on the Edge

 

BBC Radio Current Affairs

2008

 

Silly Money

 

Vera Productions for C4

 

 

Faisal Islam

 

ITN for Channel Four News

 

 

The Trouble with Money

 

BBC World Service

2007

 

Can Gerry Robinson Fix the NHS?

 

BBC Factual Open University

 

 

Robert Peston for Reporting on Northern Rock

 

BBC TV

 

 

Mortgage Mayhem-File on Four

 

BBC Radio Current Affairs

2006

 

When M & S lost its billions

 

Fulcrum TV for five

 

 

PFI-Public Service, Private Profit

 

Channel Four Dispatches

 

 

Jay-Z From Brooklyn to the Boardroom

 

BBC Radio Current Affairs

2005

 

The Apprentice Series 1

 

Talkback Thames for BBC2

 

 

Evan Davis on China

 

BBC TV Business Team

 

 

The World Tonight

 

BBC Radio 4

2004

 

The Man Who Broke Britain

 

Wall to Wall TV for BBC2

 

 

The Future of Marks & Spencer

 

BBC TV Business Team

 

 

World Business Review

 

BBC Radio

2003

 

Mortgage Madness

 

BBC TV

 

 

Newsnight

 

BBC TV

 

 

The World Tonight

 

BBC Radio

2002

 

West Eye View – Troubled Waters

 

Carlton/HTV West Region

 

 

Wake Up To Money

 

BBC Radio Five Live

 

 

Big Bad Business

 

BBC Radio 4

2001

 

Malin Means Business

 

Carlton

 

 

Channel Four News

 

ITN

 

 

Global Business

 

BBC Radio World Service

2000

 

Working Lunch

 

BBC 2

 

 

"Hamleys-The Real Toy Story"

 

Channel 4 (Outsider Films)

 

 

No Award

 

Radio

1999

 

No Award

 

 

1998

 

Your Money & Your Life

 

Sharpshooter Productions

1997

 

Millionaires Series

 

Carlton TV

1996

 

When Rover met BMW

 

BBC Bristol

1995

 

The West at Work

 

Westcountry TV

1994

 

High Interest Series

 

Channel 4

1993

 

GATT The Big Deal

 

Sky TV

1992

 

No Award

 

 

1991

 

Money Programme

 

BBC 2

1990

 

Money Box

 

BBC

1989

 

Money Box

 

BBC

1988

 

Business Daily

 

Channel 4

THE TRUSTEES
SIR RICHARD LAMBERT (Chairman)
SIR GEOFFREY OWEN
PROF IAN HARGREAVES CBE
JOHN O'HIGGINS
DANIEL WINCOTT
RUPERT PENNANT-REA
CHRISTOPHER HIRD
BRONWEN MADDOX
BILL ROBINSON
ELIZABETH WINCOTT HECKETT

Contact our Secretary, Ian Rodger, at secretary@wincott.co.uk
© The Wincott Foundation 2012
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