Winners 2016

Arts, Culture and Entertainment Commentator of The Year

Sponsored by Jewish Museum London

WINNER: Rachel Cooke, The Observer


Business Commentator of the Year

Sponsored by Tata Consultancy Services

WINNER: Andrew Hill, Financial Times


Columnist of the Year

Sponsored by Corinthia Hotel London

WINNER: Sam Leith, Evening Standard


Comment Pages of the Year

Sponsored by Vodafone

WINNER: Financial Times


Comment Piece of the Year

Sponsored by Eurostar

WINNER: Gary Younge, The Guardian


Commentariat of the Year

Sponsored by Ipsos MORI

WINNER: Jonathan Freedland, The Guardian


Contrarian of the Year

Sponsored by Names Not Numbers

WINNER: Nabila Ramdani, Independent on Sunday


Economics Commentator of the Year

Sponsored by Pictet

WINNER: Ed Conway, The Times


Foreign Commentator of the Year

Gifted to International Rescue Committee

WINNER: Roula Khalaf, Financial Times


Independent Blogger of the Year

Sponsored by Doddle

WINNER: The Secret Barrister


Media, Technology and Digital Commentator of the Year

Sponsored by Virgin Media

WINNER: Liz Gerard, SubScribe


Online Comment Site of the Year

Sponsored by EVRYTHNG

WINNER: gal-dem


Political Commentator of the Year

Sponsored by Weber Shandwick

WINNER: Dan Hodges, The Mail on Sunday


Science Commentator of the Year

Sponsored by Wellcome Trust

WINNER: Natasha Loder, The Economist


Society and Diversity Commentator of the Year

Sponsored by Channel 4

WINNER: Kenan Malik, The Observer


Sports Commentator of the Year

Sponsored by Good Business

WINNER: Matthew Syed, The Times


Young Commentariat of the Year

Sponsored by ei Early Risers

WINNER: Hannah Jane Parkinson, The Guardian


Chair's Choice

Sponsored by Networking Nations

WINNER: Libby Purves, MailOnline and The Times


eiDigest Women’s Voice

Sponsored by eiDigest

WINNER: Janice Turner, The Times


See also: Previous winners 2009 - 2015 >