Announcing the recipient of The Music Journalist of the Year-award 2014!
Ladies and gentlemen, the moment has arrived when we announce who the recipient of the first annual Music Journalist of the Year-award is.
The nominations for this award came from you, our visitors. And the artist jury have chosen their winner among these.
We are proud to announce that the Music Journalist of the Year-award 2014 goes to
Derek Walmsley is deputy editor at The Wire. And these are two examples of his excellent journalistic work during 2014:
The jury's motivation for the award reads as follows:
"Derek Walmsley has an obvious passion for music and the infinite roots of its history. His work is enlightening and well-written. Details are combined with complexity in a way that makes you want to read more. Walmsley’s articles are nuanced and make insightful connections. The reader is informed through his articles and can no longer sit by as a passive consumer. This is elevated writing. It is deep and comprehensive. This is what we need more of today. Derek Walmsley is deserving of the award and should receive it."
The artist jury at Musicians’ Corner 2014:
The award will be presented to the recipient later this year.
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