Regional sports journalists John Gibson, of the Newcastle Chronicle, Danny Hall, of the Western Daily Press, the Liverpool Post’s David Prior, Phil Rostron of the Yorkshire Evening Post, and Jeremy Wilson, from the Southern Echo, are all shortlisted for regional
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.
Entries are now being accepted for this year’s Circulation, Editorial and Promotions Awards, run by the Newspaper Society. Previously known as the Newspaper Sales and Promotions Awards, the event has been rebranded to recognise the increasingly collaborative roles of circulation
Former News Guardian journalist Nick Martin was the joint winner of the Best TV Journalism award at the Royal Television Society North East and the Border Awards 2004. Whitley Bay man Nick is a journalist on nightly news programme Lookaround
The Strathspey and Badenoch Herald has been named Newspaper of the Year at the Highland and Islands Media Awards. Editor Gavin Musgrove will receive a cheque for £500, to be donated to a charity of the newspaper’s choice. Kingussie-based reporter
Entries are now being invited for the 24th Tom Cordner North East Press Awards, one of the strongest and longest-running recognition of professional excellence in UK journalism. The “Cordners” are 25 awards for news, features, specialist writing, lay-out, photography and
Re: Kent Journalist of the Year Awards.
A new addition has been added to this year’s Highland and Islands Media Awards roll of honour. Bill Lucas has been announced as the winner of the Barron Trophy, which recognises lifetime achievement in journalism. Bill began his career at
Print and online journalists around Europe are being invited to help raise awareness on discrimination issues – and win a trip to the EU country of their choice. They have until the end of the month to enter the For
Alan Hendry, editor of the Caithness Courier and John o’Groat Journal, has been named Journalist of the Year for the Highlands and Islands. Alan received his award from the Rt Hon George Reid, MSP, presiding officer of the Scottish Parliament.
Former Belfast Telegraph sports editor Malcolm Brodie has been honoured by FIFA for his achievement in covering 13 World Cups for the paper. He was presented with the Jules Rimet Award, named after the founder of the World Cup to
The ‘outstanding success’ of six senior staff has been officially marked at this year’s Newsquest Excellence Awards. The awards recognise achievement by individuals who have performed with excellence in a highly demanding and competitive environment. Held at the headquarters of
A former solicitor with a passion for photography has embarked on a new career behind the lens after scooping top prizes for her work. Amanda D’Arcy was recently named the Royal Horticultural Society Photographer of the Year 2004, after picking
Regional press photographers are being given the chance to win up to £4,000, with the launch of this year’s Picture Editors’ Awards. The annual event recognises the best photographic talent in the UK and Ireland, and is also open to
One of the North East’s most accomplished masters of newspaper design, who died last year, is to be remembered each year in a regional roll of honour – the Tom Cordner North East Press Awards. Tony Dumphy, the much-loved head
The Sentinel Sunday team has been crowned the best in Europe for its design work on the weekly broadsheet. The paper was voted Best Designed Newspaper (Weekly) in the European Newspaper Awards. The contest attracted more than 334 titles in