2022 Journalism prize finalist

Gabriel Gatehouse and Lucy Proctor

BBC Radio 4/BBC World Service/BBC Sounds

Gabriel Gatehouse went into journalism after failing to cut it as a jazz pianist. Instead he began cutting reel-to-reel tape with a razor at the BBC’s Russian language service, and has since gone on to become an award-winning foreign correspondent. He is Newsnight’s International Editor.

Lucy Proctor grew up in Swindon and started out in local newspapers and then TV development before joining BBC News in 2010. She produces and presents radio documentaries, podcasts and films specialising in investigative journalism and political subcultures.

Their shortlisted pieces are: