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Regional titles in running for prizes at Newspaper Awards

Regional newspapers have once again scooped a host of nominations for the Newspaper Awards. Now in its ninth year, the competition is dedicated to newspaper production, and will see regional newspapers go head to head with their national counterparts in

Scottish Press Awards shortlist announced

The Scottish Daily Newspaper Society has announced the shortlist of nominees for the annual Scottish Press Awards. Now in its 26th year, the event this year received a record number of entries, with more than 400 submitted. Among those vying

Journalist Bill scoops lifetime achievement award

A new addition has been added to this year’s Highland and Islands Media Awards roll of honour. Bill Lucas has been announced as the winner of the Barron Trophy, which recognises lifetime achievement in journalism. Bill began his career at

The Herald wins top prize in Scottish awards

The Scottish Daily Newspaper Society has announced the winners of this year’s Scottish Press Awards. The winners of the 19 categories were revealed at a ceremony and dinner in Glasgow, with The Herald being named Newspaper of the Year. A

Scottish press scoop top honours

The Sunday Herald has been named Scottish Newspaper Of The Year at an event which saw the paper pick up a total of seven awards. The Glasgow-based title was the big winner of the night at the Scottish Newspaper of

Press awards judges pick 68 nominees from 400 entries

The Scottish Daily Newspaper Society has revealed the shortlist of nominees for this year’s Scottish Press Awards. Almost 400 entries were received for the contest, which comes to a climax on May 27 in Glasgow. As well as the nominated

Local press among Scots winners at major awards

Local newspapers including The Falkirk Herald and Edinburgh Evening News were among the winners at the Scottish Press Awards 2003. The event, at Glasgow’s Hilton Hotel, saw the Scottish media turn out in force to see deputy first minister Jim

Nominations announced for Scottish Press Awards

The Edinburgh Evening News, Scotsman, Falkirk Herald and The Herald and Evening Times in Glasgow could be among the winners at the Scottish Press Awards later this month. Journalists and photographers from the titles, together with those from a number

Highlands and Islands media winners named

Talented local reporters have been recognised with prizes in this year’s Highlands and Islands Media Awards. Thurso-based Corrina Thomson has been named as Reporter of the Year – the second year in succession that a journalist from North of Scotland

Reward for Commonwealth Games coverage

Coverage of the Commonwealth Games won The Scotsman a series of press awards. The newspaper was awarded the prize for Best Coverage, in the Bank of Scotland Commonwealth Games Press Awards. It was rewarded for its comprehensive reporting, analysis and

Fringe award shortlist revealed

The shortlist of journalists for this year’s Allen Wright Award, for writing about the Edinburgh Fringe, has been announced. The winner will be revealed tonight at an exclusive invitation-only party. The shortlist of nominees comprises: Dan Bye, Stephan Phelan and

Lifetime achievement for Scotsman writer

A journalist from The Scotsman has won a top award in British agricultural and countryside journalism. Fordyce Maxwell, the paper’s rural affairs editor, received the Netherthorpe Award for lifetime achievement after being nominated by colleagues. The judging panel praised him

Top photographers rewarded

The winners of the Picture Editors’ Awards 2002 have been announced. Top photographers from around the regional press competed with agency snappers and staffers from the nationals for the prizes, which were presented by Prime Minister Tony Blair. The winners

Scottish Press Awards nominations are announced

The Glasgow Herald, Aberdeen Evening Express and the Press & Journal could be among the winners of the Scottish Press Awards later this year. A number of journalists from all three, as well as the Sunday Herald and Edinburgh Evening

Picture awards nominations announced

Top photographers from around the regional press are to battle it out with agency snappers and staffers from the nationals for the Picture Editors’ Awards 2002. The winners will be decided by picture editors’ votes through the awards website. The