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Wiltshire journalists shine

Traditional rivalries were put to one side as journalists from throughout Wiltshire met for the inaugural Wiltshire Media Awards.

The event, organised by the local National Union of Journalists, was open to print, broadcast, public relations and Internet journalists.

The Swindon-based Evening Advertiser topped the list of nominees with 20 of its staff put forward for awards either by their colleagues or members of the public.

The full results are:

Best feature writer:
Peter Jones
GWR

Best sports journalist:
Shaun Hodgetts
BBC

Best newcomer:
Joint Winners -Ben D’Arcy
Central News
Victoria Tagg
Evening Advertiser

Best reporter:
Steve Brodie
BBC Points West

Best photographer:
Trevor Porter
Wiltshire Times

Best press officer/PR journalist:
Stanley Hurvitz
Freelance

Headline of the Year:
Neville Smith
Evening Advertiser

Scoop of the year:
Ben Fitzgerald
Evening Advertiser

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