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Deadline extended for entries to this year’s Regional Press Awards

Nick FerrariJournalists have been given an extra three days to enter this year’s Regional Press Awards.

The deadline for submissions, which was due to have been today, has now been extended until midday this Friday.

This year’s awards include several new categories aimed at honouring digital performance – including Digital Live News Reporter of the Year and Data Journalist of the Year.

Other new categories on offer include Magazine of the Year, Magazine Designer of the Year and Free Weekly Newspaper of the Year, as well as The Cathryn Nicoll Interviewer of the Year Award.

The Society of Editors organises the awards on behalf of the industry with the help of a range of sponsors including Foot Anstey, HoldtheFrontPage, the NMA and the Press Association.

The SoE announced last month that broadcaster Nick Ferrari, pictured, will once again host this year’s awards ceremony, to be held at IET London, Savoy Place, on Friday 17 May.

Full details on how to register and enter are available here.


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  • March 5, 2019 at 4:13 pm

    Deadline extended due to lack of entires?

    In my experience, the best of the best go about their business without seeking praise or recognition but hey ho…

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  • March 6, 2019 at 2:01 pm

    agree with Phillip. Just ego trips, especially for impressionable young hacks. I have worked with some wonderful journos who never went near awards. The did their work well, accepted some criticism, never expected praise, and got through life cheerfully without a cheap trophy.

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