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Based in Norwich and privately-owned, Archant employs around 2,600 people across England and has an annual turnover of £194m.

Its newspapers division, Archant Regional, produces four regional daily newspapers, around 60 weekly titles and many of the group’s 160 websites.

Archant also owns three magazine companies, which between them produce around 80 lifestyle and consumer magazines.

More information can be found on the company’s website at

What we have written about Archant

Reporter's exposé scoops national prize

An exposé about the use of NHS resources has won Eastern Daily Press journalist Mark Nicholls a top prize in a prestigious national competition. Mark, (left), who is health correspondent at the Archant-owned title, was named Health Finance Journalist of

Prize-winners party the night away

Staff from Archant-owned newspapers from across England and Scotland have celebrated the achievements of the past year. The group held its annual awards night at the Alexandra Palace in London, where 1,250 guests saw a host of prizes handed out

Contenders line up as judges make their choices

The finalists for the Newspaper Society Weekly Newspaper Awards 2004 are: Editorial categories Aberdeen IndependentBangor & Anglesey MailBirkenhead NewsBristol ObserverCornish GuardianDunfermline PressEdgware & Mill Hill TimesEssex ChronicleHinckley TimesHunts PostIsle of Man CourierKent on SundayKentish Express (Ashford)Kentish Gazette (Canterbury)Manchester Metro NewsNorth

HoldtheFrontPage scoops top media award – again!

HoldtheFrontPage has been named Best Niche Internet Site (Commercial) for the second year running. At the Newspaper Society Digital Media Awards ceremony in Manchester, which saw 21 nominees fight it out for nine prizes, the judges praised our consistency, commenting

Hard-working trainees are rewarded

Eastern Daily Press journalist James Goffin has been awarded the Archant Norfolk Albert Holroyd Award for the Trainee Journalist of the Year. The award is made annually to the division’s outstanding trainee journalist, which this year went to James, who

Editor receives town's top honour

A weekly newspaper editor has been honoured with her town’s highest honour for her outstanding contribution to the area. Weston Mercury editor Judi Kisiel picked up the Borough Shield at the prestigious Mayor’s Ball. Her achievements include fundraising for the

Award honours vital community role

The Ayrshire Extra has been honoured for its role in helping to make the community a safer place. The Archant-owned title received an award at the Ayrshire Community Safety Partnership’s Good Citizenship Awards 2004. Editor Scott Barr said: “This is

Winners unveiled at Archant showpiece event

The winners of the Archant Awards 2003 have been announced at a ceremony held at the Alexandra Palace in London. Some 1,200 staff from across the country saw publications, products and people from across the community media company scoop prizes

Archant award winners roll of honour

This is the full list of Archant Awards 2003 winners and finalists Journalist of the YearWinner: Mark Nicholls, EDP, Archant Norfolk, Finalists: Alex Gore, Evening News, Archant Norfolk; Danielle Nuttall, EADT, Archant Suffolk; Grant Sherlock, Ilford Recorder, Archant East London

Archant duo share trainee award

Two newly-qualified senior reporters have been jointly awarded the Archant Norfolk Albert Holroyd Award for the Trainee Journalist of the Year. The award is made annually to the division’s outstanding trainee journalist, and this year went to Jonathan Redhead of

Newspaper staff celebrate

Page 1 of 2 Newspaper staff around the country are celebrating after scooping prizes at the first Archant Awards. An audience of around 1,300 employees, guests and sponsors saw staff, publications and products from the company scoop prizes in the

'Outstanding' trainee rewarded

The chief reporter at Lowestoft for the Eastern Daily Press has won an award recognising his journalism success. Shaun Lowthorpe was presented with the Albert Holroyd award for outstanding young Archant Norfolk trainee of 2001. Shaun is now in charge

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