Paul Mason won "Specialist Journalist of the Year" at last night's Royal Television Society Television Journalism Awards, against strong competition from the BBC's Jeremy Bowen and Faisal Islam of Channel 4 News. Commenting on Mason's extensive coverage from Egypt, Greece, the UK and further afield, the RTS said:
Night after night he has provided compelling coverage of one of the biggest stories of the year: the economic crisis and the meltdown in the Eurozone. On the road and in the studio he has combined brilliant reportage with thoughtful and original analysis. With his knack for getting to the heart of the story and his ability to explain and illustrate a very complex world, Paul Mason is an outstanding winner.
Visit the RTS website for more information on the awards.