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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.

Ali shortlisted for top award

Southern Daily Echo chief feature writer Ali Kefford has been shortlisted for a prestigious award for her role as the paper’s naval correspondent. She’s reached the final ten entries in the Desmond Wettern Maritime MediaAward for the second successive year.

Impressive images earn awards

Impressive images have earned two more media awards for the Evening Press at York. The imagination and skill of photographer Frank Dwyer and graphic designer Lisa Cook impressed the judges in the Yorkshire Press Awards – and each took home

Celebrations at CIN

Page 1 of 2 Staff at Central Independent Newspapers have been celebrating at the company’s annual award ceremony. Each year they are rewarded for their hard work, dedication and commitment at a Christmas party, this year held at Aston Wood

Yorkshire Press Awards

YORKSHIRE PRESS AWARDS 2001The Award Winners News Reporter of the Year Daily Newspapers: Winner: Sarah Walsh, Telegraph & ArgusRunner Up: Rob Waugh, Yorkshire PostWeekly Newspapers Winner: Margaret Watson, Dewsbury ReporterRunner Up: Tanya Geddes, Doncaster Free Press Photographer of the Year

Crime pays for Stephen

A former deputy newspaper editor turned author has scooped a prestigious award for his debut novel. Crime writer Stephen Booth, who worked at the Worksop Guardian for 15 years, has won the Barry award for the Best British Crime Novel

Evening Times inspires architects

Two architects have scooped a top award with a project inspired by the Glasgow Evening Times. Strathclyde University graduates Moritz Theirfelder and Thomas Bernatsky used news stories from the paper as the starting point to find new uses for city

Irish journalism celebrated

Journalists from the Irish Times are among those who have been honoured at an awards ceremony in Dublin. Twenty-eight journalists from print, radio and television were recognised at the ESB National Media Awards at the Mansion House, Dublin. Writers from

Specialist writers' awards

Glasgow Herald writers Stewart McIntosh and Francis Shennan have been named as winners of top awards, Stewart for work covering residential property and Francis on personal finance. They scooped the local/regional section of the Halifax/Laing Homes Property Journalist of the

Journal is Newspaper of the Year

Journalists from the Daily Post, Wakefield Express and The Journal were lapping up the plaudits as the Northern Business Journalist of the Year awards were announced. Newspaper of the Year was the Newcastle-upon-Tyne-based Journal. The other shortlisted entries were the

Honours shared at industry awards

Honours were shared among the pride of the press from the Eastern Counties Newspaper Group as more than 1,300 staff partied at Alexandra Palace for the company’s awards night. Guests at the glittering ceremony saw the Eastern Daily Press pick

Weekly newspapers honoured

Page 2 of 2 The winners of the Newspaper Society’s Weekly Newspaper Awards 2001 have been announced: Best paid-for weekly newspaper in the South East including LondonSouth London Press Best free weekly newspaper in the South East including London Milton

Honours shared at industry awards: roll of honour

Honours were shared among the pride of the press from the Eastern Counties Newspaper Group awards night. The winners and runners-up were: The ecng Q Cup Winner: Eastern Daily Press Paid-for Newspaper of the Year Winner: Romford Recorder – CML

Award for WMN farming editor

Carol Trewin, farming editor of the Western Morning News, has won first prize in the Hydro Awards for farming journalists. She received the award for her article on badgers and bovine TB, published in the WMN last December. Judges at

MEN scoops award

The Manchester Evening News has scooped a prestigious award from the Cancer Research Campaign. The paper has won the CRC’s north-west media support of the year award, after it highlighted the unfairness of the postcode “lottery” of health care. Health

Another win for westmidlands.com!

The successful westmidlands.com has scooped another industry award by winning the Media Award at the West Midlands Web Site of the Year Awards. With its trophy cabinet already heaving under the weight of accolades, the website produced by the Express

Student journalists honoured

Page 1 of 2 The winners of the third annual National Student Journalism Awards, sponsored by The Independent, have been announced. Among them was Durham University’s Palatinate, which won the coveted award for best student newspaper 2001 at a ceremony