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Winners’ gallery from the EDF Energy Awards

The great and the good from the East of England’s media gathered in Norwich yesterday for the 2008 EDF Energy Media Awards.

Among the winners was Jon Austin from the Echo, Basildon, who picked up the Daily Print Journalist of the Year for the third consecutive year while Ipswich title the Evening Star was crowned best Daily Newspaper.

Presenting the awards were EDF Energy’s networks managing director Laurent Ferrari (left) and gymnast Louis Smith, who picked up a bronze medal at last summer’s Beijing Games.

Photos courtesy of John Connor Press Associates.

  • Print Journalist of the Year (Daily) – Jon Austin, the Echo, Basildon


  • Print Journalist of the Year (Weekly) – Maggie Gibson, Cambs Times


  • Newcomer of the Year – Joint Winners
    Chris Havergal, Cambridge News; Karen Davis, Yellow Advertiser


  • Daily Newspaper of the Year – Evening Star, Ipswich


  • Weekly Newspaper of the Year (Paid-For) – Essex Chronicle


  • Weekly Newspaper of the Year (Free) – Bedfordshire on Sunday


  • Front Page of the Year – ‘Heartbreak’, Lowestoft Journal


  • Website of the Year – Pink ‘Un


  • Feature Writer of the Year – Alice Ryan, Cambridge News


  • Designer of the Year – Jon Elsey, Evening Star


  • Columnist of the Year – Stacia Briggs, Norwich Evening News


  • News Photographer of the Year – Martin Dalton, Yellow Advertiser


  • Sports Journalist of the Year – Chris Lakey, Eastern Daily Press
    (Collected by Paul Durrant, EDP assistant editor)


  • Business Journalist of the Year – Sam Williams, Norwich Evening News


  • Community Campaign of the Year
    Cambs Times – Let’s Make a Safer Fenland


  • Environmental Journalist of the Year – Jon Welch, Eastern Daily Press


  • Television Journalist of the Year – Alex Dunlop, BBC Look East


  • Radio Journalist of the Year – Jon Wright, BBC Radio Suffolk


  • Radio News/Current Affairs Programme of the Year
    Breakfast with Mark Murphy, BBC Radio Suffolk


  • Television News/Current Affairs Programme of the Year
    BBC East – Inside Out


  • All the winners from the EDF Energy East of England Media Awards 2008



Sally Burgess (06/02/2009 08:30:23)
Well done Karen (Yellow Advertiser, I am so, very proud of you, keep up the good work!