Dig out your cuttings and tapes – the South of England Awards are up and running!
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.
Have you entered yet? It’s YOUR chance to win a prize – and be the best
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Journalists are being invited to enter an awards scheme which recognises the balanced reporting of young people and youth-related issues. The competition is looking for entries from newspapers or individuals who can show they have made a real attempt to
The presentation and design of the Norwich Evening News was described as “bold and brave”. It was said to have “clearly identified the readership it is going after” and as “trying really hard”. The judges said the paper “stood out
Alastair Gilmour from The Journal in Newcastle has been named Beer Writer of the Year by the British Guild of Beer Writers. It is the third time he has picked up the national award, having previously scooped the title in
Staff at Staffordshire Sentinel Newspapers have celebrated the successes of the past 12 months with an ‘Oscars’ awards bash. The event at the Moat House Hotel in Stoke-on-Trent, brought together staff from all of the centre’s departments, who enjoyed a
Northern Echo editor Peter Barron is among eight senior staff singled out for praise for their exceptional accomplishments at the 2005 Newsquest Excellence Awards. The awards recognise achievement by people who have performed in a demanding and competitive environment. The
Competition is hotting up for the EDF Energy East of England Media Awards, with more than 140 entries received across 17 different categories. More than 30 newspapers, radio and television stations have so far taken part in the contest, which
Veteran Paisley Daily Express journalist Derek Parker has picked up a prestigious sports award – for his work away from the newsroom as an athletics coach. As well as working full-time as a reporter, Derek spends much of his time
John Swift, freelance motoring correspondent at The Sentinel, Stoke-on-Trent, has won a national award for his writing. He has been crowned the Guild of Motoring Writers’ Regional Journalist of the Year for the fourth time, and collected his trophy during
The Edinburgh Evening News has been recognised for its crystal-clear reporting, with an award from the Plain English Campaign. The paper picked up the Best Regional Newspaper prize at a ceremony in London where editor John McLellan and news editor