Several regional newspapers are set to compete against the national press in the web-based categories of the 2004 Newspaper Awards. Following last week’s announcement of the print nominees, the shortlists for the final two categories of Best Daily Newspaper on
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.
The Belfast Telegraph emerged victorious as Newspaper of the Year in the IPR/BT Northern Ireland Press and Broadcast Awards. Its sister title Sunday Life was named Best Sunday Newspaper at the awards night in the Ramada Hotel Belfast, while staff
The nominees for the 2004 NewspaperAwards are: Regional Newspaper of the Year The Goss International Premier Award for all regional weekday daily newspapers Daily Echo, BournemouthEvening Chronicle, NewcastleEvening Star, IpswichLeicester MercuryReading Evening PostShropshire StarWestern Daily Press Regional Weekly Newspaper of
Aspiring journalists are being invited to show off their talents and bid for a chance of work experience at The Guardian. Entries for the Guardian Student Media Awards, organised by the national newspaper, are now being accepted – with prizes
Regional newspapers are set to compete against their national counterparts at the 2004 Newspaper Awards. The shortlist for the competition, which is dedicated to newspaper production, has now been announced – and features a host of regional newspapers and publishers.
Regional journalists and photographers are among those to make the shortlist for this year’s British Sports JournalismAwards, vying with colleagues from nationals and agencies. Journalists John Gibson from the Newcastle Evening Chronicle, David Mullahey from the Liverpool Daily Post, James
The Ayrshire Extra has been honoured for its role in helping to make the community a safer place. The Archant-owned title received an award at the Ayrshire Community Safety Partnership’s Good Citizenship Awards 2004. Editor Scott Barr said: “This is
Sheffield Star sports editor Martin Smith has scooped a national award. The journalist was named Regional Writer of the Year at the British Sports Journalism Awards, for a portflio of stories which included an exclusive on kidnap threats to Sheffield
Eight newspapers are in with a chance of being crowned Newspaper of theYear at the West Midlands Media Awards. It has been revealed that the Tamworth Herald, The Sentinel, SentinelSunday, Coventry Evening Telegraph, Shrewsbury Chronicle, Sunday Mercury,Birmingham Post and Birmingham
Howard Griggs, hockey writer for The Argus in Brighton, has been highly commended in a national competition. Howard, who has been with The Argus for five years, finished runner-up in the Hockey Writers’ Club regional newspaper writer of the year
Staff from the Bristol Evening Post, Bournemouth Daily Echo, Shields Gazette and Western Mail are among those in the running for a Newspaper Society award. The nominations are part of the Society’s Newspaper Sales and Promotions Awards, which include several
This year’s One World Media Awards will feature a special award specifically aimed at the regional press and other local media. Entries are being invited for the competition which recognises cultural, social and political coverage of the wider world, and
A cub sports reporter for the Macclesfield Express has been named Young Reporter of the Year in a national competition. Sixth form student Tom Green impressed judges with a sports report he submitted to a contest run by the glossy
Belfast News Letter writer Ruth Loney has received a surprise award in recognition of her outstanding contribution to equestrian sport. The journalist was presented with the Coup de Coeur trophy while she was reporting on the Bordeaux world cup show
Journalists working in the Merseyside area are being invited to enter a new awards scheme launched by the Merseyside Media Network. Ten awards are up for grabs at the event, sponsored by Littlewoods, including news journalist of the year, features