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Regional publisher wins print honour at national awards

newsawards 2020A regional publisher has been honoured for its print production at a national awards.

Newsquest Oxford has won Regional Newspaper Printer of the Year for its work on the Stourbridge News at the 2020 newsawards, which aim to highlight exellence in print and digital production.

Interpress NI was highly commended in the category for the Irish News.

This year’s awards have been truncated due to the coronavirus crisis, but are set to return in full next year.

Birmingham Updates won the ICNN Independent Community Website of the Year prize, with the Isle of Wight’s Island Echo being highly commended.

Gary Cullum, director of newsawards, said: “It’s such a shame that we are not able to announce all of the category winners this year.

“We had hundreds of outstanding entries and I’d just like to thank everyone who entered the 2020 awards for all their time and effort. We’re looking forward to working with you all on next year’s event.

“I’d also like to give special thanks to our sponsors who have stuck with us through these enormously difficult times for the industry.

“We are determined to deliver a really special event in 2021, when we can all celebrate all the great things the news media industry has to offer now and into the future.”

The full list of winners is as follows:

National Newspaper Printer of the Year
St Clements Press (FT Weekend)

Regional Newspaper Printer of the Year
Newsquest Oxford (Stourbridge News)

News Website of the Year
The Guardian

International Digital Innovation of the Year
The Ozone Project

Outstanding Use of Social Media Award
Daily Telegraph

The ICNN Independent Community Website of the Year
Birmingham Updates

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