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There are now an ever-increasing number of regional and national industry awards providing recognition for the hard work journalists put in to producing newspapers each day.

Whatever the award, whether it be for specialist writing or UK-wide events, we will strive to cover them in this section.

Scottish media celebrate

The Sunday Herald is celebrating after picking up three top honours at the Scottish BT Media Awards – including the region’s Newspaper of the Year title. Meanwhile its home affairs editor Neil Mackay picked up the Daily News Journalist of

Communicating with the communicators

The online company magazine for Archant staff has scooped a top national accolade. Archant Network won an Award of excellence in the Internal Newsmagazine category of the British Association of Communicators in Business awards. Editor Keith Morris picked up the

Celebrations as journalists scoop annual awards

The Yorkshire Post has been named Daily Newspaper of the Year by Regional Independent Newspapers for its sparkling editorial content. The Yorkshire Evening Post, also owned by RIM, came a close second. Both awards were announced at the company’s annual

Circulation triumphs are rewarded

The partying continued into the night as Newsquest celebrated success at the group’s 2001 Newspaper Sales, Letterbox and Distribution Awards. Chief executive Paul Davidson handed over the prizes in the ceremony at the Royal Court Hotel, Coventry. The evening was

Echo is 'Daily Newspaper of the Year'

The Express and Echo, Exeter, has been named Daily Newspaper of the Year at the 2001 South West BT Media Awards. One of its journalists, Emma Slee, also picked up an award for work she did while at the North

Echo rewarded for capturing city's energy

The Liverpool Echo has been crowned Trinity Mirror’s Daily Newspaper of the Year. The Echo was up against Wales on Sunday and The Journal – both highly commended for the sought-after award. The judges were impressed with the way the

Western Mail scoops Daily Newspaper title – again!

The Western Mail has scooped the Daily Newspaper of the Year title at the Welsh BT Media Awards for the fourth time in the competition’s history. It previously scooped the honour in 1992, 1999 and 2000. There was also a

Regionals scoop top industry awards

Regional newspapers were among the winners at this year’s Association of Circulation Executives Press Awards announced in London. The awards recognise the work of circulation and distribution staff within the newspaper and magazine industry, and there were two categories specifically

Post scoops award for third year in a row

The Yorkshire Post has scooped the BT Northern Daily Newspaper of the Year title for the third successive year. The award was one of 13 handed out to the best of the media in the North of England during a

'Teamwork' win for weekly

The Croydon Guardian and Redhill & Reigate Life have scooped a prestigious award for “best use of teamwork” at the Best of Business Awards 2002. The papers, both based at Newsquest’s Purley office, beat competition from two other finalists in

Scottish press honoured

The Edinburgh Evening News has been named Newspaper of the Year at this year’s Royal Bank of Scotland Awards in Glasgow. The newspaper also won the Best News Coverage category. Ian Stewart, acting editor of the Evening News, said: “This

2002 Newspaper Awards

Regional newspapers will be competing against their national rivals at the 2002 Newspaper Awards. Shortlisted nominations for the event have now been announced, and the winners will be revealed at a prestigious awards ceremony at The Dorchester on London’s Park

Riot coverage scoops national award

The Yorkshire Post has won a prestigious national media award for its coverage of the Bradford riots. The paper was named Regional/Local Paper of the Year at the 10th annual Race in the Media Awards, sponsored by the Commission for

Herald student press awards launched

This year’s Glasgow Herald Scottish Student Press Awards have been launched. Now in its sixth year, the competition is split into seven categories, all aimed at rewarding the best of student writing and publishing. The main award, for the Student

Hat-trick of wins for Sunday Mercury

The Sunday Mercury has claimed its third win in as many years as the 2001 BT Midlands Daily Newspaper of the Year. The accolade was announced at a ceremony last night at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham. The Tamworth

Campaigns and high sales secure accolades

The Bristol Evening Post has been named daily Campaigning Newspaper of the Year for its Clubsafe campaign at the Newspaper Society’s Sales and Promotions Awards. The Sentinel and Brighton Argus were both Highly Commended for their its Proud of the