Fiona Sanderson wins Best Journalist By The Luxury Channel

The Luxury Channel’s Fiona Sanderson wins best journalist award at Luxuria 2009.

London (26 June 2009) – Fiona Sanderson, co-managing director of The Luxury Channel, won the Best Journalist award earlier this week at the first annual Luxuria awards. The awards were held by the Luxury Marketing Council Europe in association with The Wall Street Journal Europe at the Orangery Gallery in Holland Park.

The Luxuria Awards were created by the Luxury Marketing Council Europe to recognize excellence in luxury design, manufacture, retail and communications. The nominees in 15 categories were judged on their originality, relevance and craftsmanship. The judging panel was made of up of 21 leading figures from the world of luxury, including designers, business leaders, hoteliers and broadcasters. Chairman Bill Bachle gave out the awards after an evening of celebrating the best of European luxury.

On winning for best journalist, Sanderson said, “I was delighted to accept the award from the Luxury Marketing Council Europe. It always feels great to be recognised for your efforts.” She continued, “I also believe the event is a good indication that despite the recession, luxury and appreciation of the finer things is alive and well.”

With a thorough knowledge of the television and film your-pharmacies.com industry spanning some 20 years, Fiona has had a wide and distinguished career culminating in her present role as Joint Managing Director of The Luxury Channel. She was responsible for producing a number of award winning television programmes for channels such as Discovery and National Geographic. They include titles such as ‘The Rhino War’ and ‘Ivory Wars’, both of which generated considerable publicity and helped change policy. The Luxury Channel has strategic media partners, such as the Financial Times and the International Herald Tribune. Later this year The Luxury Channel intends to launch a new channel in the Middle East.

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