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EDF Energy East of England awards open for entries

The EDF Energy East of England Media Awards 2014 are now open for entry.

Held in association with HoldtheFrontPage, the awards aim to honour the best in journalism across Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire (up to the M25), Norfolk and Suffolk.

The event marks its 10th anniversary this year and as usual there are 20 categories to choose from.

Individual award winners receive a £100 cheque, certificate and trophy, and all those shortlisted, along with their guests, will be invited to a presentation ceremony courtesy of EDF Energy.

Material published between 10 October 2013 and 5 October 2014 will be eligible for the awards. The final deadline for entries is 5pm Friday November 21.

Download the entry form and view the guidelines by clicking on the links below:

EDF Energy East of England Media Awards 2014 entry form

EDF Energy East of England Media Awards guidelines

Last year’s winners included the Eastern Daily Press, which was named Daily Newspaper of the Year, and Cambridge News Online which won Website of the Year.

The North Herts Comet was Weekly Free Newspaper of the Year 2013, whilst the Lowestoft Journal won Weekly Paid for Newspaper award.

The full list of categories is as follows:

Print Journalist of the Year (Daily)
Print Journalist of the Year (Weekly)
Radio Journalist of the Year
Television Journalist of the Year
Newcomer of the Year
News Photographer of the Year
Designer of the Year
Sports Journalist of the Year
Digital Journalist of the Year
Specialist Journalist of the Year
Feature Writer of the Year
Columnist of the Year
Website of the Year
Front Page of the Year
Community Campaign of the Year
Radio News/Current Affairs Programme of the Year
Television News/Current Affairs Programme of the Year
Weekly Newspaper of the Year (Paid-for)
Weekly Newspaper of the Year (Free)
Daily Newspaper of the Year

Entrants can submit work for as many categories as they wish but each must be accompanied by a separate entry form and approved by their editor.

Entries should be emailed to entries@edfenergyawards.com by 5pm Friday November 21.

Weekly and Daily Newspaper of the Year entries should be posted to: EDF Energy Media Awards, c/o Astley Media, 6 Northernhay House, Exeter, EX4 3QJ.

Broadcast entries can be emailed (e.g. through file-sharing services like WeTransfer or Dropbox) or posted to the above address on disk.

If you have any questions about the awards please email entries@edfenergyawards.com.