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Redesign puts Echo 'at the heart of South Wales'

The South Wales Echo, the largest selling evening newspaper in Wales, has a fresh new look, with a new masthead, new sections and new supplements. Following extensive market research, the Cardiff-based title has also unveiled a new strapline, At the

Operating profits up 4.4 per cent for group's regional titles

Trinity Mirror’s regional newspapers saw operating profits increase by 4.4 per cent to £120.1m in 2002, the group has announced. The figures were revealed in the group’s preliminary results for the year ending December 29, 2002, which also showed that

Titles show "encouraging signs" of ad growth

Trinity Mirror has released its latest set of trading results, which show encouraging advertising growth in the past two months. The figures are an update for the second half of the financial year and are issued prior to the preliminary

Trinity "on target" for £32m cost saving

The regional newspaper arm of Trinity Mirror was one of the company’s strengths as half-year profits fell slightly on last year. Pre-tax profits were down to £78.4m from £80.6m. Advertising revenue among the regionals was down just 2.2 per cent,

Echo scoops awards hat-trick

The South Wales Echo has scooped a hat-trick of top prizes at this year’s Trinity Mirror regional editorial awards. Editor Alistair Milburn collected trophies for Daily/Sunday Newspaper of the Year and best news pages indaily/Sunday titles, during a ceremony to

The Citizen in crowned Newspaper of the Year

The Citizen has been crowned Regional Newspaper of the Year at this year’s Newspaper Sales and Promotions Awards. The Gloucester-based title won over judges at the Newspaper Society event, who said the paper “punches well above its weight in a

Regional press in the running for top awards

Staff from the Bristol Evening Post, Bournemouth Daily Echo, Shields Gazette and Western Mail are among those in the running for a Newspaper Society award. The nominations are part of the Society’s Newspaper Sales and Promotions Awards, which include several

Group focuses on photo talent

The best photographic talent from the Trinity Mirror group has been recognised at a group-wide awards scheme. Winners included photographers from the Birmingham Evening Mail, Newcastle Evening Chronicle and Western Mail, as staff from Trinity Mirror’s regional titles competed against

National winners announced

The national winners of this year’s BT Regional Media Awards have been announced. The 14 winners were chosen from 86 newspapers, journalists, broadcasters and photographers who all won awards during seven regional heats. All those who scooped national accolades will

Echo rewarded for capturing city's energy

The Liverpool Echo has been crowned Trinity Mirror’s Daily Newspaper of the Year. The Echo was up against Wales on Sunday and The Journal – both highly commended for the sought-after award. The judges were impressed with the way the

Western Mail scoops Daily Newspaper title – again!

The Western Mail has scooped the Daily Newspaper of the Year title at the Welsh BT Media Awards for the fourth time in the competition’s history. It previously scooped the honour in 1992, 1999 and 2000. There was also a

Welsh nominations announced

The cream of the broadcasting world will be pitted against the very best of the print press in the Wales heat of the 2001 BT Media Awards, the nominations showed today. Among the nominees are staff from the South Wales

Award given in young journalist's memory

The first Rhodri Jones Memorial Award has been given to South Wales Echo reporter Sian Harris. Sian was named Outstanding Young Journalist of the Year at a ceremony dedicated to the memory of Rhodri Jones, a former trainee journalist with

Regional Press Awards shortlist announced

Judging is now under way to select the winners of the Press Gazette’s Regional Press Awards 2001. ITN political editor John Sergeant will present the winners, whittled from an entry of more than 700, with their awards at the Hilton

2001 Newspaper Awards

Here are the nominations for the 2001 Newspaper Awards in association with Production Journal and Fujifilm Graphic Systems. National Newspaper of the YearThe Stora Enso Premier Award for national daily newspapers. Financial TimesThe Daily TelegraphThe GuardianThe IndependentThe MirrorThe Times Regional