Liz Tucker wins Broadcast Journalist of the Year Award - 9 July 2015

Liz Tucker has won the Broadcast Journalist of the Year award at the Medical Journalists’ Association Summer Awards 2015 for Verve Productioins doc Filming My Father: In Life and Death.

Judge Thom Hoffman said: 
"Broadcasting requires you not only to find a good story, but a great way to tell it. Liz Tucker’s intimate portrait of Steve Isaac and his family was delicately covered and compelling. That it was filmed, in part, by Steve’s son gave us unique access and perspective, immersing the viewer in a topic which many of find difficult to contemploate".

In the ceremony which took place at BMA house, the other candidates in the Broadcast Journalist of the Year shortlist were Victoria MacDonald, the Health Correspondent for Channel 4, and BBC 5 Live’s Faye Kirkland.

The award was sponsored by Galliard Healthcare Communications.

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