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2002 Newspaper Awards

Regional newspapers will be competing against their national rivals at the 2002 Newspaper Awards.

Shortlisted nominations for the event have now been announced, and the winners will be revealed at a prestigious awards ceremony at The Dorchester on London’s Park Lane on Tuesday, May 21.

Vying for the Regional Newspaper of the Year title at this year’s awards are the Eastern Daily Press, Middlesbrough Evening Gazette, Ipswich Star, Newcastle Journal, Leicester Mercury and Yorkshire Post.

In the weekly newspaper category the Cambrian News will compete against the Essex Chronicle, Kent Messenger, Kentish Gazette, West Sussex Gazette and the Times Educational Supplement.

In the newspaper design category the Middlesbrough Evening Gazette will compete against five national newspapers, including The Guardian and The Times.

This year’s judges for the 12 print categories are:

  • Mike Green, works and technical director, Shropshire Newspapers
  • Henry Nolan, design editor, Mail on Sunday
  • Chris Heath, technical director, The Telegraph
  • Brett Lawrence, production director, West Ferry Printers
  • John Reid, IT director regional newspapers, Trinity Mirror
  • Gary Cullum, editor and publisher of the Newspaper Society’s PJ
  • David Dalton, production director, Kent Messenger Group
  • Iain Ross, operations manager production, News International Newspapers
  • Barry Leatherland, managing director, Mortons Print and chairman of WONA
  • Stuart Remmer, operations director, Yorkshire Post Newspapers and managing director of printing, RIM
  • Mark Whittaker, managing director, Western Newspaper Printers, Bristol and The Print Works, Staverton.

    To see the full list of nominations, click here.

    The website categories, heavily subscribed this year, are currently being judged by a separate panel of judges and nominations for the two awards – for daily and weekly news publishing sites – will be revealed shortly.

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