Henry Winter picks up top sport journalist honour

Telegraph football correspondent Henry Winter, voted number one sports journalist in the UK by Press Gazette readers, was presented with a mounted set of the Sport Top 50 pages at our offices last night.

Other top names from the world of sport journalism attending last night’s bash at Press Gazette’s headquarters, off Fleet Street, included Daily Mail sports columnist Des Kelly (a two-time Sports Journalists Association award-winner) and Times chief football writer Patrick Barclay.

The Press Gazette top fifty sport journalists list, and drinks reception, was supported by London 2012 Olympics sponsors Lloyds TSB.

The Top 50 is only available in the print edition of Press Gazette. But here are the top ten:

1. Henry Winter – Daily Telegraph football correspondent

2. Martin Samuel – Daily Mail columnist

3. Patrick Collins – Mail on Sunday columnist

4. Paul Hayward – Observer chief sports writer

5. David Conn – Guardian sports writer

6. Patrick Barclay – Times chief football writer

7. Oliver Holt – Daily Mirror sports columnist

8. Michael Atherton – Times chief cricket correspondent

9. Stephen Jones – Sunday Times rugby correspondent

10. Charles Sale – Daily Mail columnist

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