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Evening Post crowned best regional for second year

The Reading Evening Post has been named Regional Newspaper of the Year for the second year running at a competition celebrating excellence in newspaper production.

The evening newspaper was one of a host of regional titles recognised at the 2004 Newspaper Awards, which saw them competing against their national rivals.

The Oxford Times was also a big winner, scooping the award for Regional Weekly Newspaper of the Year.

Glasgow-based The Herald won the top prize in the category for Most Outstanding Use of Colour and the Sunday Herald collected the award for Best Weekly Newspaper on the World Wide Web.

All the winners were announced at a ceremony at the London Hilton on Park Lane.

A full list of winners and runners-up is below:

  • Regional Newspaper of the Year

  • The Goss International Premier Award

    Winner: Reading Evening Post
    Joint highly commended: Leicester Mercury, Western Daily Press

  • The Regional Weekly Newspaper of the Year

  • The IDAB WAMAC Award

    Winner: The Oxford Times
    Highly commended: Farnborough Courier
    Commended: Galway Advertiser

  • Sunday Newspaper of the Year

  • The Digital Technology International Premier Award

    Winner: The Sunday Times
    Highly commended: Sunday Herald
    Commended: Sunday Independent

  • Newspaper Printer of the Year

  • The Agfa Premier Award

    Joint winners: Independent Newspapers (Irish Independent), The Irish Times
    Commended: Yorkshire Post Newspapers (Yorkshire Post)

  • National Newspaper of the Year

  • The MAN Roland Premier Award

    Winner: The Times
    Highly commended: The Sun
    Joint commended: The Irish Independent, The Irish Times

  • Environmental Newspaper Company of the Year

  • The UPM Shotton Paper Premier Award

    Winner: Guardian Newspapers
    Highly commended: News International (Knowsley)
    Commended: Johnston Press Printing Division

  • Most Outstanding Use of Colour

  • The Publishing Needs SeeColor Award

    Winner: The Herald
    Highly commended: Reading Evening Post
    Joint commended: Garden News, The Observer

  • Most Innovative Technology of the Year

  • The Agfa Award

    Winner: The Guardian and The Observer – Digital Editions
    Highly commended: The Sunday Times – The Month
    Commended: Telegraph.co.uk – Screenprint

  • Niche Market Newspaper of the Year

  • The Newspaper Awards Trophy

    Winner: Angling Times
    Highly commended: Farmers Guardian
    Commended: Antiques Trade Gazette

  • Coldset Colour Supplement of the Year

  • The Usher Walker Award

    Winner: The Irish Times Magazine
    Highly commended: Weekend (Irish Independent)
    Commended: Home (The Sunday Times)

  • Heatset Colour Supplement of the Year

  • The Precision Colour Printing Award

    Winner: How to Spend It (Weekend FT)
    Highly commended: You Magazine (The Mail on Sunday)
    Commended: OM (The Observer)

  • Newspaper Design of the Year

  • The Creo Award

    Winner: The Mail on Sunday
    Highly commended: The Independent
    Commended: Daily Mirror, Woking News & Mail

  • Best Weekly Newspaper on the World Wide Web

  • The pcsdotNet Award

    Winner: Sunday Herald
    Joint highly commended: Kent Online, Jewish Chronicle

  • Best Daily Newspaper on the World Wide Web

  • The pcsdotNet Award

    Winner: Guardian Unlimited
    Highly commended: Sun Online
    Commended: FT.com

  • Personality of the Year

  • The Production Journal Award

    Paul Liggins, Midland News Association – main board director

  • Innovation of the Year
  • The Independent – Compact Edition

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