Olympic gold medallist Jason Gardener is to present the prizes at the EDF Energy South West Media Awards next month. The Bath-based sprinter is taking time out from his schedule preparing for the World Championships in Helsinki to join the
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.
David Crow, from Glasgow University, has been named Student Journalist of the Year at the Scottish Student Press Awards. The award was one of four won by the university at the event, which is organised by The Herald, and as
The Citizen in Gloucester has been named Regional Newspaper of the Year at the 2005 Newspaper Awards. The title picked up the award during a ceremony at the London Hilton on Park Lane last night, at the competition dedicated to
The Newcastle Chronicle and Journal Newspapers in Education team has won a national award for family learning. They picked up the 2004 Family Learning Week Award in the Literacy, Language and Numeracy category. The prize is in recognition of their
The North West Newspaper Awards are offering a total £5,000 prize money for successful journalists. There is still time to enter, with the closing date for hopefuls being Saturday May 14. The awards are sponsored by British Nuclear Group and
Judges were today casting their expert eyes over more than 200 entries for the EDF Energy South West Media Awards. The HoldtheFrontPage office in Derby is hosting ‘decision day’, where the best work from 51 publications, news agencies, photographers and
The Evening Chronicle in Newcastle is celebrating after being crowned Newspaper of the Year at the 24th Tom Cordner National Grid Transco North East Press Awards. The newspaper, edited by Paul Robertson, picked up the prize during a ceremony at
South West Media Awards sponsor EDF Energy is relishing the chance the contest offers to further boost its commitment to the community. The Awards, being run in association with HoldtheFrontPage, close for entries next week and have a presentation event
Eastern Daily Press editor Peter Franzen has collected his OBE from Buckingham Palace. The 57-year-old received the honour for services to journalism after working for Archant for more than 30 years. He attended the ceremony with his wife Kate and
With the closing date for entries to the EDF Energy South West Media Awards only days away, the line-up of judges for the contest has been confirmed. Entries need to be in by the end of this week for the
The deadline for entries to the EDF Energy South West Media Awards has been extended. Organisers HoldtheFrontPage have agreed to accept entries up until next Thursday, May 12, to allow news staff kept busy by the General Election more time
The Journal in Newcastle has been named Newspaper of the Year at Trinity Mirror’s annual Regional Editorial Awards. “Cool, polished and confident” was how judges summed up the newspaper, which is edited by Brian Aitken, and it also took home
More than 60 journalists at newspapers and magazines are in the line-up for prizes at the 24th Tom Cordner Transco North East Press Awards. The judges’ shortlist of finalists includes outstanding work in news, sport and other specialist reporting, features,
A BAFTA award-winning website from the Northcliffe publishing group is waiting to hear if it has scooped its first international honour. www.headlinehistory.co.uk – devised and created by Northcliffe Electronic Publishing, the internet division of the Northcliffe Newspaper Group – is
Northern Ireland’s top journalists and broadcasters have been recognised at this year’s CIPR/BT Press and Broadcast Awards. Topping the list of winners was the Irish News, which was crowned Daily Newspaper of the Year and also clinched the overall Newspaper