The deadline for ‘early bird’ entries to this year’s Regional Press Awards is set to expire this week.
The 2023 awards, which cover work done over the past 12 months, will be presented at a ceremony in London in April 2024.
Entries will need to be in by this Thursday, 19th October, in order to take advantage of the £50 early bird entry fee
After Thursday, entry fees will increase ahead of the final deadline of 23rd November.
Three new categories have been unveiled for the event – Opinion Writer of the Year, Crime & Investigation Reporter of the Year and Best Live Coverage – making 21 categories in all.
HoldtheFrontPage is again a partner in the awards, which are being organised by magazine publisher Haymarket, and we will be sponsoring the Front Page of the Year category.
Judging and shortlisting will take place over December with the shortlist to be published on 17th January.
The full list of categories is as follows:
Cathryn Nicholl Award
Crime & Investigation Reporter of the Year
Designer of the Year
Feature Writer of the Year
Opinion Writer of the Year
Photographer of the Year
Reporter of the Year (Daily)
Reporter of the Year (Weekly)
Specialist Journalist of the Year
Sports Journalist of the Year
Young Journalist of the Year
Best Live Coverage
Campaign of the Year
Digital Initiative of the Year
Front Page of the Year
News Website of the Year
Reporting Communities Award
Scoop of the Year
Supplement of the Year
News Brand of the Year (Small)
News Brand of the Year (Large)