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Sister regionals go head-to-head in Newspaper Awards

Two Yorkshire sister titles will go head-to-head in a bid to be named the best regional newspaper in the 2013 Newspaper Awards.

The Yorkshire Post and the Yorkshire Evening Post will compete against each other and five other titles in the regional newspaper of the year category for papers with a circulation of more than 25,000.

The other titles competing are the Express & Star, Hull Daily Mail, The Irish News, the London Evening Standard and Portsmouth’s The News.

In the under 25,000 circulation category, the seven titles who will bid for the award are the Cambridge News, Carlisle-based News & Star, Dorset Echo, Grimsby Telegraph, Ipswich Star, Oldham Evening Chronicle and the North West Evening Mail.

The awards aim to reward excellence in news media production and will be held on 24 April in London.

In the weekly newspaper of the year award, seven titles have been shortlisted and these are The Cumberland News, Cumberland & Westmorland Herald, Hampshire Chronicle, Kent Messenger, The Scarborough News, West Sussex Gazette and The Wokingham Times.

And a website launched last October by former Express and Echo editor Marc Astley, The Exeter Daily, has been shortlisted in the digital news service of the year award against a number of national titles including the Guardian, Metro and Sunday Times.

Also shortlisted in the digital category is the Belfast Telegraph and the Kentishtowner hyperlocal website.

Last year, the Ipswich Star was named best regional newspaper in the under 25,000 category, while The Irish News won the over 25,000 category.

The full shortlist is:

Newspaper Printer of The Year

Archant Print (Angling Times, MCN, Garden News)
Guardian Print Centre (The Guardian Weekly, The Guardian, The Observer)
Interpress NI – (i, The Irish News, The Impartial Reporter)
Mortons Print  – Horncastle (Hull Daily Mail, Church Times, Home Extra)
Newsprinters (The Times, The Sunday Times, The Daily Telegraph)
St Clements Press (Financial Times)
Trinity Mirror Printing Watford (Independent ‘i’, The Independent on Sunday, The Daily Mirror)
West Ferry Printers (Daily Star, Daily Express)

International Newspaper of the Year

Correio Braziliense (Brazil)
Donaukurier (Germany)
Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung (Germany)
Guardian Weekly
Rheinische Post (Germany)
Welt am Sonntag (Germany)

National Newspaper of the Year

The Daily Telegraph
Financial Times
Irish Examiner
The Times

Regional Newspaper of the Year

Over 25,000 circulation
Express & Star
Hull Daily Mail
The Irish News
London Evening Standard
The News (Portsmouth)
Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Post

Under 25,000 circulation
Cambridge News
News & Star (Carlisle)
Dorset Echo
Grimsby Telegraph
Ipswich Star
Oldham Evening Chronicle
North West Evening Mail

Printed Innovation of the Year

The Daily Telegraph – MemoScent sticker
The Guardian – The Bookmark
Racing Pocket Post
Mortons of Horncastle/Hull Daily Mail – transluscent wrap
Trinity Mirror Printing (Midlands) – XXL broadsheet posters
Webprint – double panoramic poster

Weekend Newspaper of the Year

The Daily Telegraph
FT Weekend
The Independent on Sunday
Sunday Sun (Teesside)
The Sunday Telegraph
The Sunday Times
Weekend Yorkshire Post

News Photograph of the Year

London Evening Standard – Jeremy Selwyn
The Guardian – Tom Jenkins
The Irish News – Hugh Russell
The Irish News – Cliff Donaldson
The Sunday Times – John Cantlie
South Wales Evening Post – Adrian White

Weekly Newspaper of the Year

The Cumberland News
Cumberland & Westmorland Herald
Hampshire Chronicle
Kent Messenger
The Scarborough News
West Sussex Gazette
The Wokingham Times

National Colour Supplement of the Year

How to Spend It (Financial Times)
The New Review (The Independent on Sunday)
Stella (The Sunday Telegraph)
Style (The Sunday Times)
Ultra Travel (The Daily Telegraph)
You Magazine (The Mail on Sunday)

Regional Supplement/Magazine of the Year

The Canary (Archant Norfolk)
Cornwall Today (Cornwall & Devon Media/Local World)
ES Magazine (London Evening Standard)
Journal (Central Independent News & Media)
The Journal Lincolnshire (Lincolnshire Media)
Style (Cambridge Newspapers/Local World)
Swansea Life (SWW Media)

Coldset Colour Supplement of the Year

Best of Liverpool (Liverpool Echo)
The Herald Magazine (The Herald)
Holidays and Getaways (Sunday Mirror)
Life (The Sunday Telegraph)
Travel (The Daily Telegraph)
TV Magazine (The Sun)

Niche Market Newspaper of the Year

Cage & Aviary Birds
Farmers Guardian
Fishing News
The Guardian Weekly

Digital News Service of the Year

Digital Innovation of the Year

The Guardian – Mobile website
Independent Voices – Newspaper comment for the digital era
Metro – Mobile first
Racing Post – App
The Sunday Times – Style Hotlist
Worldcrunch – Selecting, translating and editing content from foreign language news outlets

The Environment Award

Evening Times (Glasgow) – Streets Ahead campaign
Guardian News & Media – Volunteering week
Harmsworth Printing (Thurrock) – Rainwater harvesting
Newsprinters – Environmental Group
West Ferry Printers (London) – Press removal project

Newspaper App of the Year

First News+
The Guardian/Observer iPad edition
London 24 app
Metro tablet
Racing Post iPad app
The Scotsman tablet app
The Times iPad app

Digitally Printed Newspaper of the Year

The Daily Telegraph (Miller Newsprint, Tenerife)
Borsen (Stroma London)
Racing Pocket Post (Stroma London)
The Sunday Times (Miller Newsprint, Malta)
Svenska Dagbladet (Stroma London)
The Times  (Miller Newsprint, Nicosia)