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BT winners announced

The first of the regional BT-sponsored Press and Broadcast Awards were handed out in Birmingham last night, with the Sunday Mercury claiming the prestigious title of Midlands Daily Newspaper of the Year for 1999. Thirteen different awards were presented for

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

Banks's Midlands Press Photographer of the Year Award Winners

Award-winners from the Express and Star, Wolverhampton: Geoff Wright (front) with Tim Sturgess (left), Marie Morrison and Tim Thursfield. Press Photographer of the YearWinner:Tim Easthope (Birmingham Post & Mail) Click here to see his pictures Runner-up:Christopher Radburn (Coventry Evening Telegraph)

Football team bares all for press snapper Jane

A football club’s bid to raise money for Cancer Research led to an unusual assignment for press snapper Jane Jordan when she was asked to photograph the entire – naked – team. Chasetown FC decided to bare their souls –

Tributes paid to former chief photographer

Former Sunday Mercury chief photographer Ken Green has died, aged 67, after a year-long battle against leukaemia. Peter Whitehouse, a past editor of the Mercury, pays tribute to one of Britain’s best lensmen. Ken Green was one of the most

Midlands photographers are a picture of success

The cream of Midlands press photography has been recognised at the eighth annual Banks’s Midlands Press Photographer Awards. Twenty prizes were handed during a presentation at Edgbaston cricket ground, and the winners included Max Ewen of the Leicester Mercury. He

Top of the shots: Awards recognise photo talent

The Banks’s Midlands Press Photographer awards have announced winners in ten categories to recognise the talents of newspaper photographers all over the region. The Press Photographer of the Year is Roy Kilcullen of the Coventry Evening Telegraph, whose portfolio of