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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

Hat-trick of wins for Sunday Mercury

The Sunday Mercury has claimed its third win in as many years as the 2001 BT Midlands Daily Newspaper of the Year. The accolade was…

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June 25, 2007

Top honour for Gazette

The Somerset County Gazette has received a top national honour in recognition of its charity work. The paper has been presented with NCH’s Media Award…

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June 25, 2007

Picture awards nominations announced

Top photographers from around the regional press are to battle it out with agency snappers and staffers from the nationals for the Picture Editors’ Awards…

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June 25, 2007

"Great Daily" wins prize

The Northern Echo has been voted Best Reader Travel Newspaper of the Year at a prestigious awards ceremony. It is the second year running that…

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June 25, 2007

Northern BT Media Awards shortlist announced

An award ceremony at York Racecourse awaits the nominees for the Northern region of the BT Media Awards. More than 400 entries were received from…

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June 25, 2007

Details of student journalism awards announced

The 2002 Guardian Student Media Awards have been announced, as the contest enters its 24th year. The event is to recognise the diverse student journalism…

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June 25, 2007

Welsh nominations announced

The cream of the broadcasting world will be pitted against the very best of the print press in the Wales heat of the 2001 BT…

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June 25, 2007

More BT Media Awards nominations announced

Journalists around south-west England now know who’s vying for the limelight, with the announcement of the second set of nominations for the regional BT Media…

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June 25, 2007

South coast journalists among the winners

Journalists from the Daily Echo were among those honoured at this year’s Hammond-Whiteley memorial awards. The annual awards are designed to reward excellence in journalism…

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June 25, 2007

International award for former Telegraph man

Former Western Telegraph reporter Stephen Evans has won an American award for his on-the-spot coverage of the World Trade Centre attacks. His work, coupled with…

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June 25, 2007

Paper gets international recognition

The Leicester Mercury has won international recognition for its work to highlight the problem of counterfeit goods. The Global Anti Counterfeiting Group, an international group…

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June 25, 2007

Sales and marketing team success

The Lincolnshire Echo scooped four prestigious local newspaper promotion awards at the recent Northcliffe marketing and sales awards in Coventry. The Echo collected two winners…

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June 25, 2007

First BT Media Awards nominations are announced

The first set of BT Media Award nominations have been announced, with the waiting now over for all entrants in the competition’s Midlands region. Among…

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June 25, 2007

Hero award for crusading newspaperman

Campaigning journalist Don Hale has been nominated for a British Gold Hero Award in honour of his work to win justice for Stephen Downing. The…

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June 25, 2007

Have you entered the 2002 Newspaper Awards yet?

The 2002 Newspaper Awards – the only accolades to recognise and honour production excellence – will take place this year on May 21. More than…

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June 25, 2007

Top awards net cash and whisky

The eighth Highlands and Islands Media Awards have taken place with reporters from the very north of Scotland picking up awards. Noel Donaldson of the…

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