Journalist
Sarah Jones Reports LLC

Sarah Jones is an award winning journalist with a large social media presence and a decade of experience in mainstream TV news. She is one of the top twenty North American Young Leaders chosen by Friends of Europe. And was selected as one of the top one thousand most influential Twitter profiles. On more than one occasion Sarah has been invited to advise senior level military planners and government officials - in the US and allied countries - on social technologies. She is also one of the top fifty influencers when it comes to conversations surrounding artificial intelligence. More than 70,000 people follow her under reported news tweets on Twitter and in 2014 she was voted Best Journalist in Social Media by a panel of industry leaders. Sarah is a two time International Reporting Project Fellow and has also won awards for her still photography. For the last five years Sarah has been an Online Media Awards judge. She also founded the international moment of silence and online event to help remember fallen journalists with co-partners like the Committee to Protect Journalists and the UN Foundation's Plus Social Good. The event reached over 9 million people in it's first year and in person events were held around the world. She is a graduate of City University London's International Broadcast Journalism master's program, which she received with merit. 

Judging panel

Richard Hammond

Founder
Chimp Media

katie vanneck

Co-Founder and Publisher
Tortoise Media

Laura Dunlop

Business Manager
PPA Scotland

Hilmar Mulder

Editor in Chief Libelle
Libelle

Natalie Cummins

CEO
Zenith UK

Jasper Jackson

digital editor
New Statesman

Shirong Chen

Managing Editor
Foremost 4 Media Limited

Chris Sutcliffe

freelance media journalist
Media Voices

Iain Gray

Senior Consultant
TH_NK Live

Matt Roper

Editor, Mobile and Online
BBC Scotland News

Peter Clifton

Editor-in-Chief
Press Association

Ellen Stewart

Head of Platforms
PinkNews

Lloyd Embley

Group Editor-in-Chief
Reach PLC

Steve Wilson-Beales

Head of Editorial
Global

Sarah Jones

Journalist
Sarah Jones Reports LLC

Melissa Chapman

Chief Content Officer
Jungle Creations

Owen Wyatt

Managing Director
The Stylist Group

Jane Wolfson

Chief Agency Officer
Hearst UK

Dr Max Pemberton

Columnist
Daily Mail