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Yorkshire Post named North East Daily Newspaper of the Year

The Yorkshire Post was yesterday named Daily Newspaper of the Year in the BT North East Press and Broadcast Awards.

The Wakefield Express won the Weekly Newspaper of the Year title in a ceremony at York racecourse.

Below is the full list of winners and runners-up: Click on the links below for pictures and the judges’ comments and click here for pictures taken after the awards dinner.

Business Journalist of the Year:
Jim Simpson – Yorkshire Post
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Runners-up:
Len Tingle – BBC Television Leeds
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Sports Journalist of the Year:
Jeremy Robinson – Sunday Sun
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Runners-up:
Duncan Madsen – Newcastle Evening Chronicle
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Alan Oliver – Newcastle Evening Chronicle
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News Photographer of the Year:
Mike Tipping – York Evening Press
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Runners-up:
Frank Dwyer – York Evening Press
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Dennis Lound – Sheffield Newspapers
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Feature Writer of the Year:
Tim Power – Yorkshire Evening Post
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Runners-up:
Mike AmosNorthern Echo
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Angela Upex – The Journal
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Radio News Broadcaster of the Year:
Andrew Edwards – BBC Radio Leeds
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Runners-up:
Colin Briggs – BBC Radio Newcastle
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Sarah Hughes – BBC Radio York
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Television News Broadcaster of the Year:
Alan Whitehouse – BBC North Leeds
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Runners-up:
Harry Gration – BBC North Leeds
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David Morrison – BBC North East
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Weekly News Journalist of the Year:
Roger Woodcock – Newcastle Herald & Post
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Runners-up:
Deborah Pearson – Newcastle Herald & Post
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Steve Petch – Driffield Times & Post
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Daily News Journalist of the Year:
Karen Smith – Northern Echo
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Runners-up:
David Bruce – Yorkshire Evening Post
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Barry Nelson – Northern Echo
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Angela Upex – The Journal
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Newcomer of the Year:
Chris Bucktin – Hull Daily Mail
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Runners-up:
Sarah Crabtree – Sheffield Star
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Georgina Dickinson – Sunday Sun
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News/Current Affairs Programme of the Year:
BBC Look North, Leeds
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Runners-up:
Close Up North – BBC North Leeds
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BBC Radio York
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Weekly Newspaper of the Year:
Wakefield Express
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Runners-up:
Sheffield Telegraph
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Berwick Advertiser
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Daily Newspaper of the Year:
Yorkshire Post
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Runners-up:
Yorkshire Evening Post
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Sunday Sun
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Website Publication of the Year:
Everest Online – BBC North East and Cumbria
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Runners-up:
Sunday Sun Online
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thisisyork – Newsquest York
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