Foreign correspondent of the year 2008

The British Press Awards have just announced that Ghaith Abdul-Ahad has won Foreign Correspondent of the year for 2008. Ghaith works for the Guardian newsaper and is a regular at the Frontline Club having taken part in the first club event in New York. Frontline Club members have a good record in the Foreign Correspondent category at the British Press Awards having won it regularly over the last decade. Photographer Sean Smith, who recently gave an excellent talk in the club events room, has won Digital journalist of the year – the first time this category has been contested. For a full list of results check the Press Gazette Wire blog. Meanwhile congratultions to Ghaith and Sean for very well deserved wins.