Journalism students have been honoured by regional press bosses for work undertaken on their course.
The Nottingham Trent University Centre for Broadcasting and Journalism presented its annual awards attended by industry figures including representatives from the Nottingham Post, Notts TV, the Mansfield Chad and The Star, Sheffield.
Among the winners was Hollie Ackroyd, 21, from Corby, in Northamptonshire, who was awarded best print journalism feature, while Abigail Smith, 20, from Lichfield, in Staffordshire, triumphed in the best print journalism portfolio category.
Kyle Chamley, 21, from Burnley, in Lancashire, received the university’s shorthand Prize, while Alex Copley (21), from Watford, in Hertfordshire, won best student for the BA (Hons) print journalism degree course.
Georgia Farquharson, 21, from Aylesbury, in Buckinghamshire, won Best Online Feature, which was presented by Ben Green, acting head of digital at The Star, Sheffield.
Among the attendees was Mike Sassi, editor of the Nottingham Post.
He said: “For me the most important thing is the ability to tell a story well and these portfolios demonstrated that.”