The reporters we are honoring have their fingers on the pulse of the beauty industry and are responsible for creating some of the leading trends. What they write in the pages of Elle, Teen Vogue, and Refinery29 move more than just units, they move stock prices and change the way we all present ourselves to the world. TOP is proud to include these outstanding writers in the TOP 10 Beauty Journalist Awards of 2020.
This cottage industry of sorts that seemingly sprang up overnight thanks to the rise of Bitcoin in pop-culture has also created a new beat for journalists and enterprising reporters who have a front row seat for this technology’s evolving role. To draw attention to the rise not just of blockchain but also this new category of journalism, TOP Blockchain is recognizing the best of this blossoming beat with our Top 10 Blockchain Journalists Awards.
TOP Agency wants to recognize the trailblazing journalists covering this new and evolving facet of life. As they keep up with the fast-paced environment of crowdfunding and keep us abreast of the impact crowdfunding has on individuals and businesses, we depend on their insights and thought leadership to show us how to navigate this trend and adapt to the exciting possibilities it presents.
With the rise in cybersecurity and its clear cultural relevance, we also have seen a rise in cybersecurity journalism, which has become increasingly important as more Americans are victims of fraud and other crimes as a bi-product of our connected lives. That’s why we’ve selected a top-tier group of cybersecurity journalists who have shown exemplary understanding and insight into this critical field.
From unearthing which major designers source their fabrics from factories with unfair child labor practices overseas to revealing which clothing brands are only featuring size double zero Caucasian models in their ads, we rely heavily on fashion journalists to break some of the most pressing news stories around the world. To highlight the importance and gravity of fashion journalism — and to show our appreciation for its impact on people everywhere — TOP Fashion is recognizing significant reporters with our Top Fashion Journalists Awards.
What was once considered a niche market, FinTech has emerged as a dominant force, and the rise (and fall, and rise, and plateau) of blockchain-enabled cryptocurrencies, have fundamentally shifted both the finance conversation and the way in which the entire industry views itself. Needless to say it’s been a bumpy ride. The reporters we have chosen to highlight on this list have been on the forefront of these changes, marking paradigm shift after paradigm shift, providing insight and prognostications into changing financial markets, and useful information for financial experts and the average person alike.
These journalists draw attention to some of the most pressing issues facing the world today, including agriculture challenges, improved food policies, healthy eating, and more. The passion for food and beverage these journalists have is tangible in their work, and the impact these journalists have on what we eat and drink brings joy to our ever-hungry lives. TOP is recognizing ten deserving reporters with our Top 10 Food Journalists Awards.
In a world where oftentimes major current events and political issues are constantly at the forefront, we want to refocus our efforts on the essential role of lifestyle journalism — and to show our appreciation for how it makes our lives easier — TOP Lifestyle is recognizing notable reporters with our Top Lifestyle Journalists Awards.