UEA alumna Jade Cuttle has been announced as the winner of the 30 To Watch Journalism Award in the Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle category. Jade (pictured) is Arts Commissioning Editor at The Times, having graduated from the UEA MA in Creative Writing (Poetry) in 2019. Her nature poetry has been commissioned for BBC Radio 3, BBC Contains Strong Language Festival and the BBC Proms, while her plant-whispering has been filmed for BBC One television. Her debut album of poem-songs Algal Bloom was released by Warren Records. Previously she worked as a Poetry Editor at Ambit and at The Poetry Society, and judged numerous competitions including the Costa Book Awards and the Ginkgo Prize. She was awarded the Northern Debut Award for Poetry in the 2021 New Writing North Northern Writers’ Awards.