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Editors tell how to 'bounce back' in a tough climate

Page 2 of 4 Editor of the Southern Daily Echo, Ian Murray, said his paper’s two per cent rise in sales was linked with the success of Southampton FC, as coverage of their good FA Cup run boosted sales. High

40m adults a week read local newspapers: Latest ABCs

Local newspaper readership has grown to 40m adults every week, according to new figures issued by the Audit Bureau of Circulations. The latest figures for July-December 2003 show the fastest-growing UK regional paid-for weekly is the Mansfield CHAD, adding 28.4

Weeklies continue to enjoy sales success

Weekly newspapers are continuing to enjoy rises in circulation, with more than half of all weekly titles increasing sales year on year, according to the latest ABC figures for the regional press. Figures released for the first six months of

Newspaper staff come in for praise at excellence awards

Northern Echo editor Peter Barron is among eight senior staff singled out for praise for their exceptional accomplishments at the 2005 Newsquest Excellence Awards. The awards recognise achievement by people who have performed in a demanding and competitive environment. The

Herald named Newspaper of the Year

The Herald in Glasgow has been named Newsquest Daily Newspaper of the Year. The judge praised it as “an assured thoroughbred” adding: “It’s twice the size, has twice the staff but is actually twice as good as its nearest rivals.

Echo writer wins top sporting prize

Southern Daily Echo journalist Jeremy Wilson has won a prestigious national prize for his sports writing. The South Coast writer was named Regional Sports Writer of the Year after winning over judges at the British Sports Journalism awards. His series

Editorial success saluted at Newsquest awards

The Argus, Brighton, has been named Daily Newspaper of the Year in the annual Newsquest editorial awards. Simon Bradshaw, editorof The Argus, receives theDaily Newspaperof the Year award from Paul Davidson, Newsquest’s chairman and chief executive The judge described the

Ali's outstanding contribution wins maritime award

Southern Daily Echo reporter Ali Kefford has been hailed one of the best writers on the Royal Navy after winning the top national award for maritime journalism. The paper’s chief feature writer and naval correspondent was presented with the Desmond

Three-up for Ali

Southern Daily Echo chief feature writer Ali Kefford has been shortlisted for the Desmond Wettern Maritime Media Award – for the third year in succession. Ali, (31), who has been with the Southampton-based daily paper for three years, is among

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.