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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.

June 25, 2007

2003 Newspaper Award nominations announced

A host of regional newspapers will be competing against national rivals at the 2003 Newspaper Awards. Shortlisted nominations for the event have now been announced,…

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June 25, 2007

If you haven't got a ticket – you're too late!

Tickets for next month’s West Midlands Media Awards have sold out. Birmingham Press Club will be holding its first media awards night at the city’s…

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June 25, 2007

Award for women writers – £1,000 up for grabs

Women journalists are being invited to compete for a £1,000 prize in the annual Sunday Telegraph Catherine Pakenham Award. The contest is open to women…

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June 25, 2007

Candidates line up for editorial awards

Staff from the Bristol Evening Post, Sunday Mercury, Yorkshire Evening Post and Cambridge Evening News are among those in the running for an award from…

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June 25, 2007

County gets its own awards scheme

A new awards scheme has been launched to recognise the achievements of journalists and photographers in Wiltshire. Organised by the Swindon branch of the National…

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June 25, 2007

Highlands and Islands media winners named

Talented local reporters have been recognised with prizes in this year’s Highlands and Islands Media Awards. Thurso-based Corrina Thomson has been named as Reporter of…

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June 25, 2007

Awards shortlist announced

The nominations for the inaugural West Midlands Media Awards have been announced. The competition attracted more than 250 entries from the West Midlands and surrounding…

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June 25, 2007

Race awareness wins regional staff a place on the shortlist

Regional press staff are among those shortlisted for a prestigious national award. The Coventry Evening Telegraph’s Paul Barry and editorial staff from the Bradford Telegraph…

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June 25, 2007

National prize for freelance writer

Freelance writer Ruth Sparkes scooped first prize in a national competition for her work on the the Cricklade College 2003/4 full time prospectus. Her success…

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June 25, 2007

New Year honour for Sue

A former Liverpool Daily Post & Echo journalist has received an OBE in the New Year Honours List. The medal was awarded to Sue Woodward…

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June 25, 2007

Fancy being an award winner?

Organisers of the West Midlands Media Awards have made a last call for entries as the deadline approaches. Birmingham Press Club will be holding its…

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June 25, 2007

National honour for coastal campaigner

A 16-page full-colour lifeboat supplement has won a local newspaper a prestigious national award. The twice-weekly Whitby Gazette picked up the prize for its work…

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June 25, 2007

Have you made a difference?

Has your publication made a difference to its local community? The Big Difference Awards 2003 are coming up soon, and the deadline for nominations is…

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June 25, 2007

Could you gallop to victory?

Regional journalists, freelance writers and student journalists are being invited to enter a horseracing writing competition with a top prize of £1,250. The Martin Wills…

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June 25, 2007

CIN staff celebrate

Page 2 of 2 Field Sales Person of the Year Winner: Susan Grigg Highly commended: David Ash Distribution/Newspaper Sales Person of the Year Winner: John…

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June 25, 2007

Mail staff rewarded

Editorial staff at the Hull Daily Mail were among those presented with awards at the Christmas party held at the newly opened Kingston Communication Stadium….

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