British Sports Journalism Awards: Johnson commended

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The Independent Online
MARTIN JOHNSON, Cricket Correspondent of the Independent, was honoured in the British Sports Journalism Awards, which were announced in London yesterday. Johnson was highly commended in the Sports Reporter of the Year category, which was won by Michael Calvin, of the Daily Telegraph. Calvin also won the overall award as Sports Journalist of the Year.

The British Sports Journalism Awards are organised by the Sports Council and the Sports Writers' Association of Great Britain and supported by Minet.

BRITISH SPORTS JOURNALISM AWARDS: Sports Journalist of the Year: Michael Calvin (Daily Telegraph). Sports Reporter of the Year: Michael Calvin. Highly commended: Martin Johnson (Independent), David Lacey (Guardian). Sports Feature Writer of the Year: Brough Scott (Sunday Times). Highly commended: Patrick Collins (Mail on Sunday). Minet Olympic Sports Writer of the Year: James Mossop (Sunday Express). Highly commended: Michael Herd (Evening Standard) and Iain Macleod (Daily Telegraph). Magazine Sports Writer of the Year: Peter Bills (freelance). Regional Daily Sports Writer of the Year: Mike Aitken (Scotsman). Local Weekly Sports Writer of the Year: Roger Anderson (Coleraine Times).