City A.M.'s online editor Emma Haslett was crowned Rising Star of the Year at the prestigious British Media Awards at the Brewery last night, putting the gloss on a huge year for City A.M., where its online audience has grown three-fold.
Taking the title ahead of media luminaries such as the Mirror and the Telegraph, Emma said the award was vindication for the entire digital team. “I am honoured to have received such an accolade recognising the hard work of the digital team at City A.M.,” she said.
City A.M. was also shortlisted for content team of the year at the event, which was hosted by TV newsreader Natasha Kaplinsky.
Pearson’s Dame Marjorie Scardino won the award for outstanding contribution to media, the first award to be handed out last night.