Gail Champion and Angus Stickler, BBC and Bureau of Investigative Journalism
File on 4: Europe’s Missing Millions

Reporting Europe Prize 2011 - award winnersGail Champion (BBC) and Angus Stickler (The Bureau of Investigative Journalism) were awarded the prize for their BBC Radio 4 programme ‘File on 4: Europe’s Missing Millions’ which aired on 30 November 2010.

The programme exposed significant levels of fraud in the spending of the EU’s structural funds. The jury praised the programme’s ‘in-depth research’ and ‘outstanding skill and professionalism’.

Shortlisted nominees

Tony Barber, Financial Times
‘Saving the Euro’
(Series of pieces, 11-13 October 2010)

Bronwen Maddox, Prospect Magazine
‘How the Greeks Broke Europe’
(23 May 2010)

Ian Traynor, Guardian
Series of pieces on the far right and immigration
(April-November 2010)