Scotland on Sunday journalist Moira Gordon has been awarded the prestigious Jim Rodger Memorial Award. Moira, (30), was chosen as this year’s best young sports journalist in Scotland in the competition to honour the late veteran journalist Jim Rodger. Her
There are now an ever-increasing number of regional and national industry awards providing recognition for the hard work journalists put in to producing newspapers each day.
HoldtheFrontPage helps run two major awards schemes – the UK-wide Society of Editors’ Regional Press Awards, and the EDF Energy Regional Media Awards which cover the South West, East of England and London and South-East regions.
Whatever the award, whether it be for specialist writing or UK-wide events, we will strive to cover them in this section.
Some of the most talented student journalists in Scotland have been rewarded at an annual competition run by The Herald. The Glasgow-based newspaper’s Scottish Student Press Awards saw six prizes handed out, including Student Journalist of the Year, which went
The Western Morning News has received a special award from the Royal National Lifeboat Institution in recognition of its “outstanding” coverage of the organisation’s activities. The award was presented to WMN editor Barrie Williams by RNLI chief executive Andrew Fremantle,
The Reading Evening Post has been named Regional Newspaper of the Year for the second year running at a competition celebrating excellence in newspaper production. The evening newspaper was one of a host of regional titles recognised at the 2004
The Sunday Herald has been named Scottish Newspaper Of The Year at an event which saw the paper pick up a total of seven awards. The Glasgow-based title was the big winner of the night at the Scottish Newspaper of
The Scottish Daily Newspaper Society has revealed the shortlist of nominees for this year’s Scottish Press Awards. Almost 400 entries were received for the contest, which comes to a climax on May 27 in Glasgow. As well as the nominated
The Evening Gazette, Middlesbrough, carried off the North East Newspaper of the Year title to complete a bumper evening at the Tom Cordner Transco North East Press Awards. The Gazette team took home five other trophies from the event, with
A weekly newspaper editor has been honoured with her town’s highest honour for her outstanding contribution to the area. Weston Mercury editor Judi Kisiel picked up the Borough Shield at the prestigious Mayor’s Ball. Her achievements include fundraising for the
The Sentinel has been named West Midlands Newspaper of the Year at an event to reward the best of the region’s press. For the second year running the top prize at the West Midlands Media Awards went to the Stoke
An Evening Chronicle photographer and features writer have won top awards for their work. Photographer Dave Charlton won Picture of the Year at the recent Trinity Mirror Photographic Awards, while writer Beth Neil has been handed the Rosemary Goodchild Award,
The Derby Evening Telegraph and Leicester Mercury have been rewarded for their printing quality in a prestigious worldwide competition. The two regional newspapers are among 50 titles to have been awarded membership to the Ifra International Newspaper Colour Quality Club
The best of the regional press in the North East is set to compete for a host of prizes at next month’s Tom Cordner Transco North East Press Awards. More than 60 journalists and publications have been shortlisted in a
Regional press journalist James Walsh is up against competition from national newspapers and the broadcasting industry in a bid to be recognised for his work covering the asylum issue. The Clydebank Post writer penned a series of articles on the
The Citizen has been crowned Regional Newspaper of the Year at this year’s Newspaper Sales and Promotions Awards. The Gloucester-based title won over judges at the Newspaper Society event, who said the paper “punches well above its weight in a
The Argus, Brighton, has been named Daily Newspaper of the Year in the annual Newsquest editorial awards. Simon Bradshaw, editorof The Argus, receives theDaily Newspaperof the Year award from Paul Davidson, Newsquest’s chairman and chief executive The judge described the