"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.
Wincott Awards for 2015
The Harold Wincott Awards for Business, Economic and Financial Journalism21 December, 2015 - Applications and nominations are invited for the Wincott awards for business, economic and financial journalism in 2015. For details on the awards and the application procedure and deadline, please click here. A copy of this announcement in MS Word form may be downloaded here. The deadline for applications is 29 February, 2016.
The awards for 2014 were presented at a lunch at Mansion House, hosted by the City of London Corporation. You can find a full list of the 2014 award winners and their citations here.
The Wincott Fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of OxfordThe latest Wincott fellow, and the first from Africa, Edwin Okoth, a journalist with The Nation media group in Kenya, completed his fellowship in December, 2015. His research was on the contribution of vernacular radio to Kenya's economic development. You can find his paper here.
The 2015 Harold Wincott Memorial LectureThe 2015 Harold Wincott Memorial Lecture was given by Luigi Zingales, the Robert C. McCormack Distinguished Service Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business on 29 October, 2015 in London.
Click here to listen to the lecture, the Lionel Barber comment and the question and answer session.