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Hard-working news staff are honoured at gala event

Northcliffe Newspapers has rewarded the hard work of its staff at a special gala evening and awards ceremony.

The group’s best editorial campaigns, initiatives and sale generating ideas were recognised at its internal Circulation, Editorial and Promotion Awards.

Among the winners was Hull Daily Mail reporter Rick Lyon, who was named NNG Reporter of the Year, and Western Daily Press picture editor Jon Mills, who scooped the award for NNG Photographer of the Year.

The Derby Evening Telelgraph also scored a success, with its Hands off our trains campaign chosen as the Best Editorial Campaign, and Staffordshire-based The Sentinel picked up two editorial gongs, for Scoop of the Year and Front Page of the Year.

All the awards were presented during a ceremony at the Moat House Hotel in Stoke-on-Trent, where a host of prizes for circulation and promotion success were also handed out.

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

Best editorial campaign
Gold – Derby Evening Telegraph – Hands off our trains
Silver – Hull Daily Mail – Sign it now!
Bronze – Western Morning News – Stop live horse exports campaign

Scoop of the Year
Gold – The Sentinel – Vale’s Mystery Bidder
Silver – Grimsby Evening Telegraph – Maxine Carr – Kiss and Tell
Bronze – The Sentinel – Robbie Revealed

Front Page of the Year
Gold – The Sentinel – Robbie Exclusive
Silver – Lincolnshire Echo – War baby
Bronze – Evening Herald – Dessert spoon

NNG Photographer of the Year
Gold – Western Daily Press – Jon Mills
Silver – Lincolnshire Echo – Anna Draper
Bronze – Veronique de Viguerie

NNG Reporter of the Year
Gold – Hull Daily Mail – Rick Lyon
Silver – Lincolnshire Echo – Sharon Edwards
Bronze – Derby Evening Telegraph – Jill Gallone

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