Congratulations to Anna Colivicchi, Senior News Reporter at Pulse, who has been Highly Commended in the 2024 30 to Watch: Journalism awards, health category.

30 To Watch: Journalism

Run by the MHP Group, the 30 to Watch: Journalism awards recognises some of the best young talent in the media.

Pulse’s Senior News Reporter Anna Colivicchi was Highly Commended in the health category for three articles. The first revealed that a major Essex hospital trust had discovered a backlog of around 30,000 patient documents which it failed to deliver to local GP practices – following a similar incident also revealed by Pulse last year – meaning that patients were sometimes left unaware about vital information concerning their health.

The second was from the cover feature of Pulse magazine in July 2023, looking at why there seemed to be a shortage of GPs despite the numbers trained being higher than ever.

And the third was another exclusive, showing leaked messages from GP negotiators at the BMA, which revealed that public pronouncements around strike action were misleading.

This year, the 30 to Watch: Journalism awards received over 350 entries from across the UK.

Their independent judging panel was chaired by John Ryley, Former Head of Sky News, and included Laura Wilshaw, Deputy Editor of Channel 4 News, Richard Frediani from BBC Breakfast and Jennifer Savin from Cosmopolitan.

This win follows the ten award nominations Cogora received earlier in May for the BSME Talent Awards.