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Sister dailies go head to head for prestigious award

Two sister dailies who share the same office will go head to head for a prestigious industry award.

The Yorkshire Post and the Yorkshire Evening Post are among seven on the shortlist for the newsawards Regional Daily Newspaper of the Year title.

The Johnston Press-owned dailies, which are both based on Whitehall Road, Leeds, face competition from the Eastern Daily Press, Irish News, Aberdeen’s Press & Journal and Dundee-based daily The Courier, as well as London’s Evening Standard.

Elsewhere, Iliffe Media title the Cambridge Independent, which launched in September, is up for the Weekly Newspaper of the Year crown alongside the Brecon & Radnor Express, Hackney Gazette, Newbury Weekly News, Newquay Voice, Stratford Herald and The Times of Tunbirdge Wells.

No 1 Leeds, on Whitehall Road, the home of the Yorkshire Post and Yorkshire Evening Post

No 1 Leeds, on Whitehall Road, the home of the Yorkshire Post and Yorkshire Evening Post

In the News Website of the Year category, the Belfast Telegraph faces national competition from titles including The Guardian, the Independent, the Daily Telegraph and Johnston Press-owned paper the i.

The Bel Tel’s Weekend publication is also nominated for the Regional Supplement/Magazine of the Year award.

The newsawards, formerly known as The Newspaper Awards, celebrate excellence in both print production and digital innovation.

The winners will be announced at a black tie gala dinner on 5 April and the London Lancaster.

Gary Cullum, director of newsawards, says: “Judges were wowed with many fantastic entries, showcasing the very best news media has to offer, not just from the UK and Ireland but from around the world in a number of international categories too.

“It’s great to see how the industry is tackling the many challenges it currently faces with the highest quality news media products and outstanding innovations.”

The full shortlist is as follows:

Grand Prix – The Total Package

The Guardian
The New European
The Sun
The Times & The Sunday Times

National Newspaper of the Year
The manroland web systems Premier Award for all national daily newspapers

The Daily Telegraph
The Guardian
The Sun
The Times

Regional Daily Newspaper of the Year
The Aktrion Premier Award for all regional daily newspapers

Eastern Daily Press
Irish News
London Evening Standard
Press & Journal, Aberdeen
The Courier, Dundee
Yorkshire Evening Post
Yorkshire Post

Regional Newspaper Printer

Archant (EDP, MCN)
Discovery Print (The Courier, The Press & Journal)
Iliffe Print (Cambridge Independent, Jewish Tribune, China Daily)
Mortons Print (Driffield & Wolds Weekly, Teesdale Mercury, Newark Advertiser)
Newbury Weekly News (Newbury Weekly News, Brecon & Radnor Express, Newquay Voice)
Newsprinters Eurocentral (Falkirk Herald, Fife Fress Press)
Portsmouth Web (Metro, Alton Herald, West Briton)

National Newspaper Printer of the Year

Guardian Print Centre (The Guardian, The Observer)
INM Citywest (Irish Independent, Sunday Independent)
Newsprinters Broxbourne (The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Times)
Newsprinters Knowsley (The Times, The Sunday Telegraph)
St Clements Press (FT)
Trinity Mirror Printing Watford (I, The Mirror)
Westferry Printers ( The Express, The Star)

National Supplement/Magazine of the Year

The Sun Chemical Award
How to Spend It Magazine (Financial Times)
Luxury (The Telegraph)
Telegraph Magazine
The Times Magazine
Ultratravel (The Telegraph)
You Magazine (The Mail on Sunday)

Sunday Newspaper of the Year for all Sunday newspapers

Sunday Independent, Ireland
Sunday Mirror
The Mail on Sunday
The Sun on Sunday
The Sunday Telegraph
The Sunday Times

Regional Supplement/Magazine of the Year
The Precision Colour Printing Award for all regional newspaper colour supplements or standalone magazines printed any method

Belfast Telegraph Weekend
Bury & West Suffolk Magazine
Cornwall Today
ES Magazine
Havering Resident
Oxfordshire Limited Edition
Swansea Life

Niche Market Newspaper of the Year
For all niche market (special interest) newspapers

Cage & Aviary Birds
First News
Fishing News
Hackney Citizen
Kensington, Chelsea & Westminster Today
Photography News

International Printed Innovation of the Year
The UPM Premier Award for all UK and overseas published newspapers

Aftenposten Junior (Norway)
Big School/What Next Magazine (MNA)
Daily Jang (Pakistan) – Classifieds
Discovery Print/DC Thomson
Kids News (Denmark)
i – You Decide
The New European

Weekly Newspaper of the Year
The WRH Global UK Award for all local weekly newspapers

Brecon & Radnor Express
Cambridge Independent
Hackney Gazette
Newbury News
Newquay Voice
Stratford Herald
The Times of Tunbridge Wells

International Newspaper of the Year
The Resolute Forest Products Premier Award for all international daily and weekly newspapers published overseas

Aftenposten Junior (Norway)
Berlingske (Denmark)
Donaukurier (Germany)
Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntags Zeitung (Germany)
Heilbronner Stimme (Germany)
The Times of Oman
Vorarlberger Nachrichten (Austria)

News Website of the Year
The Adyoulike Award for all news websites

Belfast Telegraph
The Guardian
The Independent
The Memo
The Telegraph

News App of the Year
The PCS Award for any platform including iPhone, Android and iPad

Berlingske Business
The Guardian
Metro 11v11
The Telegraph
The Times

International Digital Innovation of the Year
for all new media businesses (open to UK & international entries)

China Daily – Bhumika can speak for herself
Daily Jang – Reinventing classifieds
FT – Fastest publisher site worldwide
Google – The AMP project
The Guardian – 6×9 Virtual Reality journalism
Reuters/ONEm – Bringing Reuters News to millions with mobile internet
Telegraph Premium – Specially curated, subscriber-only content and exclusive experiences

Best Use of Advertising Technology
for all suppliers and users of Advertising Technology

AppNexus – PreBid Mobile
Initiative & Cadreon – Geo-targeting technology
MNA – Insight & Enquire proprietary advertising platform
Rubicon Project – Partnership with 1XL publisher co-operative
Teads – InRead native video advertising
The Telegraph – Sticky ad

Commercial Advertising Initiative of the Year
The Newsprinters Award for all news media organisations

The Sun – Popcorn and Sky Cinema
The Telegraph – 100% viewable ad
The Telegraph – Sainsbury’s concertina ad

Brand Partnership of the Year
for all news media organisations

Metro/Sky Atlantic – Game of Thrones
The Sun/Morrisons – The Surprise Party
The Telegraph/Corsodyl – Good Morning
The Telegraph/Kia – UEFA Euro 2016
The Telegraph/Skoda – Life on two wheels
The Times/James Wellbeloved – Reconnect with Nature
Trinity Mirror Solutions/Aldi – Team GB