The national winners of this year’s BT Regional Media Awards have been announced.
The 14 winners were chosen from 86 newspapers, journalists, broadcasters and photographers who all won awards during seven regional heats.
All those who scooped national accolades will collect their awards during a special VIP presentation luncheon at the top of the BT Tower in London on June 14.
The full list of national winners is:
Daily Newspaper of the Year:
Weekly Newspaper of the Year:
The Northern Scot
Daily News Journalist of the Year:
Martin Shipton, Wales on Sunday
Weekly News Journalist of the Year:
Nicola Smith, Derbyshire Times
Feature Writer of the Year:
Michael Tierney, The Herald
BT/Society of Editors Newcomer of the Year:
David Leask, Evening Express, Aberdeen (now Evening Times, Glasgow)
Business/E-Commerce Journalist of the Year:
Ian McConnell, The Herald
Sports Journalist of the Year:
Carolyn Hitt, The Western Mail
News Photographer of the Year:
Ann McManus, Irish News
News Broadcaster of the Year:
John Cundy, BBC Television, Leeds
News/Current Affairs Programme of the Year:
The Secret Lives of William Beggs, Frontline Scotland, BBC Scotland
Award for Technical Innovation:
Jo Hollis, BBC Leicester Online
BTopenworld Internet Journalist of the Year:
Iain S. Bruce, Sunday Herald
BTopenworld Website Publication of the Year:
www.bbc.co.uk/southyorkshire, BBC South Yorkshire
For more details about the awards visit: http://www.bt.com/mediacentre/awards.
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