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EDP crowned top regional paper at annual awards

The Eastern Daily Press and Express and Echo were among the winners at the 14th annual Newspaper Awards.

Exeter daily the Echo was crowned top environmental newspaper company while the EDP was named best regional paper.

Weekly newspaper of the year went to the Cumberland News and HomeLife magazine, produced by the Jersey Evening Post, was named regional supplement/magazine of the year.

The Newspaper Awards are run in association with the Production Journal and is the only industry prize scheme to celebrate the best in newspaper and news media production.

The ceremony was held last night at the London Hilton and the full list of winners can be seen below.

The Fujifilm Grand Prix: For the most significant contribution to future newspaper success

Winner: The Guardian – iPhone app
Highly Commended: Times+ – Loyalty programme
Commended: Newspaper Society – Locally Connected

Newspaper Printer of the Year

Winner: Newsprinters, Knowsley (Financial Times, The Times, The Sunday Telegraph)
Highly Commended: Peterboro’ Web (Motor Sport News, MCN, Farmers Guardian)
Commended: Newsprinters, Broxbourne (The Sunday Times, The Sun, The Daily Telegraph)

International Newspaper of the Year

Winner: Welt am Sonntag (Germany)
Highly Commended: Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung (Germany)
Commended: Haber Turk (Turkey)

National Newspaper of the Year

Winner: The Daily Telegraph
Highly Commended: The Sun
Commended: The Times

Regional Newspaper of the Year

Winner: Eastern Daily Press
Highly Commended: Dorset Echo
Commended: Press and Journal, Aberdeen

Weekend Newspaper of the Year

Winner: The Sunday Times
Highly Commended: The Mail on Sunday
Commended: FT Weekend

Environmental Newspaper Company of the Year

Winner: Express & Echo, Exeter
Highly Commended: Newsprinters
Commended: Archant Print

Most Outstanding Use of Colour


Winner: Church Times (Mortons Print)
Highly Commended: Farmers Guardian (Peterboro’ Web)
Commended: Surrey Homes & Property (Surrey & Berkshire Media)


Winner: The Guardian (Guardian Print Centre)
Highly Commended: The Times (Newsprinters)
Commended: The Daily Telegraph (Newsprinters)

Weekly Newspaper of the Year

Winner: The Cumberland News
Highly Commended: The Bath Chronicle
Commended: Essex Chronicle

National Colour Supplement of the Year

Winner: How to Spend It (Financial Times)
Highly Commended: The Times Magazine
Commended: Fabulous (News of the World), The Sunday Times Magazine

Regional Supplement/Magazine of the Year

Winner: HomeLife (Jersey Evening Post)
Highly Commended: Out & About (Newbury Weekly News)
Commended: The Derbyshire Magazine (Derby Telegraph)

Coldset Colour Supplement of the Year

Winner: Weekend Magazine (Irish Independent)
Highly Commended: Property Paper (Reading Post)
Commended: Yorkshire Post Magazine

Niche Market Newspaper of the Year

Winner: Angling Times
Highly Commended: Cage & Aviary Birds
Commended: Farmers Guardian

Newspaper Design of the Year

Winner: Financial Times
Highly Commended: The Daily Telegraph
Commended: Cambridge News

Best Use of New Media

Winner: The Daily Telegraph – Virtual Chelsea Garden
Highly Commended: NWN Media –
Commended: The Guardian – iPhone app

Digital News Service of the Year

Highly Commended:,

Best Use of Citizen/Community Journalism

Winner: The Guardian – G20 coverage
Highly Commended: Trinity Mirror – Citizen involvement
Commended: Belfast Telegraph – User interactivity