Guardian awards Turner prize

St Catz student Camilla Turner has won Reporter of the Year at Guardian Student Media awards 2010.

Turner, a second year History student, was awarded the prize by a panel of judges including Alan Rusbridger, Editor-in-Chief of Guardian News and Media, and Jon Snow, Presenter of Channel 4 News.

The judges said, “A unanimous verdict on far and away the best entrant….Camilla writes in measured yet authoritative tone. We have no doubt we’ll see her byline again.”

Georgia Lindsay, Editor of Cherwell, said, “I am super super proud of her.”

The awards were announced at a ceremony in London on Wednesday night. Past winners have included high profile writers such as Andrew Rawnsley, Jonathan Freedland and Emily Barr.

Turner said, “I am so surprised and happy; I really didn’t expect to win.”