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Press Gazette award winners

Winners of the Press Gazette Regional Press Awards have received their prizes from former Coventry Evening Telegraph journalist Dermot Murnaghan – who now presents ITV’s nightly news. The top prize of Newspaper of the Year, sponsored by National Savings, was

Premiership footballer confronts reporter

Newcastle midfielder Laurent Robert could face internal disciplinary action after he confronted a Newcastle Chronicle sports reporter after this weekend’s 2-1 win over Spurs. The former Paris-Saint Germain player reportedly had to be restrained by fellow Newcastle players Kieron Dyer

Racial hatred claim dismissed

A complaint against an Edinburgh Evening News columnist has been dismissed. Gaelic speakers had lodged a complaint with police claiming that an article written by John Gibson incited racial hatred against the Gaelic community, contravening the Public Order Act. But

"Richly deserved" award for John Gibson

John Gibson, Executive Sports Editor of the Evening Chronicle, Newcastle, has been named as regional sportswriter of the year at the Sport England and Sports Writers Association annual presentation in London. It is the latest in a long line of

Sports journalists nominated for award

Regional sports journalists John Gibson, of the Newcastle Chronicle, Danny Hall, of the Western Daily Press, the Liverpool Post’s David Prior, Phil Rostron of the Yorkshire Evening Post, and Jeremy Wilson, from the Southern Echo, are all shortlisted for regional

Gazette scoops six in North East Press Awards

The Evening Gazette, Middlesbrough, carried off the North East Newspaper of the Year title to complete a bumper evening at the Tom Cordner Transco North East Press Awards. Here is the full roll of honour: North East Newspaper of the

Talented North East news staff to compete for prizes

The best of the regional press in the North East is set to compete for a host of prizes at next month’s Tom Cordner Transco North East Press Awards. More than 60 journalists and publications have been shortlisted in a

Strong showing for regionals in sports awards contest

Regional journalists and photographers are among those to make the shortlist for this year’s British Sports JournalismAwards, vying with colleagues from nationals and agencies. Journalists John Gibson from the Newcastle Evening Chronicle, David Mullahey from the Liverpool Daily Post, James

Regional staff make sports journalism shortlist

Journalists and photographers from the regional press are among those to make it onto the shortlist for the British Sports Journalism Awards 2002. The event, organised by Sport England in conjunction with the Sports Writers Association, recognises the best sports