State Street’s 2017 Institutional Press Awards Opens for Entries

Includes New "Journalist of the Year – Diversity" category

Friday, July 28, 2017 8:43 am EDT



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"Journalist of the Year – Diversity & Inclusion"

London, July 20 2017 — State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) announced today the call for entries for its sixteenth annual State Street Institutional Press Awards recognising outstanding performance in institutional financial services reporting. 

Building on the success of previous years, the 2017 Awards will honour the contribution of journalists covering institutional investment, pensions, investor services and technology themes over the past year.

In recognition of the growing focus on diversity and inclusion within the financial services sector, the Awards will now include a new “Journalist of the Year – Diversity & Inclusion” category.

For 2017, the Awards will recognise excellence in journalism in the following twelve categories:

  1. Journalist of the Year – Pensions

  2. Journalist of the Year - Regulation

  3. Journalist of the Year – Investment

  4. Journalist of the Year – Investor Services

  5. Journalist of the Year – Alternatives

  6. Journalist of the Year – Passive investment/ Indexing (including ETFs)

  7. Journalist of the Year – Data, Technology & Innovation

  8. Journalist of the Year – Diversity & Inclusion

  9. Breaking News Journalist of the Year

  10. Best Newcomer

  11. Best Editorial Comment

  12. Outstanding Contribution to Institutional Journalism 2017

The winners in each category will be announced at a ceremony in London on Wednesday, November 15, 2017.

Julian Marr, editor of Professional Adviser and Padraig Floyd, a veteran financial journalist who was awarded last year’s “Outstanding Contribution to Institutional Journalism Award”, will serve as lead judges. They will be supported by a five-strong panel of respected figures from the UK and European financial services industry.  The judging panel for 2017 is as follows:

  • Gill Wadsworth, freelance journalist

  • Lynn Strongin Dodds, freelance journalist

  • Malcolm McLean, OBE, consultant, Barnett Waddingham

  • Lindsay Tomlinson, former chairman of BGI/BLK and then NAPF. Currently a board  member for Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM)

  • Karen Tso, CNBC anchor 

State Street welcomes submissions from journalists / publications wishing to enter in any of the ten categories eligible for self-nomination.  Entrants should complete the entry form, submitting two supporting articles per category entered, published over the last 12 months (July 2016 – July 2017 inclusive). The same articles cannot be submitted in multiple categories.

The ‘Outstanding Contribution to Journalism’ award is given at the discretion of the judging panel and looks to recognise a journalist that has made an outstanding contribution to institutional journalism over their career. This is not a category for which one can submit an entry.

For further details, please refer to the UK Press Awards website.

Entries will be judged on style, content, accuracy and timeliness.  All entries must be submitted by email to by Monday, September 11, 2017.

Please see accompanying document for the rules of entry and entry form.


About State Street

State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) is one of the world's leading providers of financial services to institutional investors, including investment servicing, investment management and investment research and trading. With $29.83 trillion in assets under custody and administration and $2.56 trillion* in assets under management as of March 31, 2017, State Street operates in more than 100 geographic markets worldwide, including the US, Canada, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. For more information, visit State Street’s website at

* AUM reflects approx. $33.33 billion (as of March 31, 2017) with respect to State Street Global Advisors Funds Distributors, LLC (SSGA FD) which serves as marketing agent; SSGA FD and State Street Global Advisors are affiliated.


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