Media Awards: newsawards 2015, the shortlist

THE Courier and The Press and Journal newspapers have each been nominated in awards celebrating the ‘best in news media print, digital and business innovation’.

Each of the titles have been shortlisted in the Regional Daily Newspaper of the Year category of the newsawards 2015, the new-look annual Newspaper Awards – now in their 19th year – which have been re-launched in a new format this year to celebrate three distinct news publishing categories – print, digital and business.

Also nominated: the Glasgow and Dundee print works for, respectively, Newsquest and DC Thomson, both in the Regional Newspaper Printer of the Year category.

The winners will be announced in London on the 29th of next month.

The nominations list reads as follows:

Grand Prix

Eastern Daily Press
Newbury Weekly News
The Guardian
The Independent
Trinity Mirror


National Newspaper Printer of the Year

Guardian Print Centre – The Guardian, The Observer
Newsprinters (Broxbourne and Knowsley) – The Times, The Daily Telegraph
St Clements Press – Financial Times
Trinity Mirror Printing Teesside – Daily Mirror, Sunday People
Trinity Mirror Printing Watford – Daily Mirror, The Independent
Westferry Printers – Daily Star, Daily Express

Regional Newspaper Printer of the Year

Archant Print – Eastern Daily Press, East Anglian Daily Times, Ham & High
Discovery Print, Dundee – The Courier, The Press and Journal, Evening Express
Interpress NI – The Irish News, The Impartial Reporter, Down Recorder
Mortons Print – Hackney Citizen, Hull Daily Mail
Newsquest, Glasgow – Evening Times, The Herald
Sheffield Web – Harrogate Advertiser, Eastwood & Kimberley Advertiser, The Yorkshire Post

Printed Innovation of the Year (UK and International)

The UPM Paper Premier Award
Guardian Print Centre – Posters
Newbury Weekly News – Augmented Reality 3D
Rheinische Post – Poster
Saachische Zeitung – 3D
The Daily Telegraph – Double Panoramic Creative
The Sunday Times – Super Panoramic Poster

National Newspaper of the Year (weekday and weekend editions)

The Daily Telegraph
The Guardian
The Independent
The Sunday Telegraph
The Sunday Times
The Times

Regional Daily Newspaper of the Year (weekday and weekend editions)

Cambridge News
Eastern Daily Press
Hull Daily Mail
Leicester Mercury
The Courier, Dundee
The News, Portsmouth
The Press & Journal, Aberdeen

International Newspaper of the Year

Aftenposten Junior, Norway
China Daily European Weekly
Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, Germany
Heilbronner Stimme, Germany
Saarbrücker Zeitung, Germany
The Weekly Telegraph
Welt am Sonntag, Germany

Weekly Newspaper of the Year

Bath Chronicle
Cornish Guardian
Ham & High
Isle of Wight County Press
Medway Messenger
The Cumberland News
The Impartial Reporter

National Supplement/Magazine of the Year

Event – The Mail on Sunday
FT Weekend Magazine
How to Spend It – Financial Times
Luxury – The Telegraph
ST – The Sunday Telegraph
Ultratravel – The Daily Telegraph
You Magazine – The Mail on Sunday

Regional Supplement/Magazine of the Year


Cambridge Magazine – Cambridge Newspapers
Cornwall Today – Devon & Cornwall Media
Devon Life – Archant
ETC – Johnston Press
Swansea Life – SWW Media
The Journal – Hull Daily Mail

Coldset Supplements

Breeze – The Irish News
Culture – The Journal
Ham & High Property
The Guide 2 – TG Media Group
Weekend – Eastern Daily Press
Weekend – Express & Star

Niche Market Newspaper of the Year

Angling Times
Cage & Aviary Birds
Church Times
Fishing News
The Daily – London Fashion Week


News Website of the Year (UK and International)

Digital Innovation of the Year

Bath Chronicle
Birmingham Mail
The Times
Trinity Mirror 3.1
Vice News

Most Innovative Use of Mobile Technology

Oxford Mail

Best Use of User Generated Content

Evening Chronicle
Liverpool Echo
Pocklington Post
The Guardian

News App of the Year (UK and International)

Huffington Post
The Guardian
The Times/Sunday Times


Best Use of Advertising Technology

Cumbrian Newspapers/Drag+drop
Financial Times
Lineup Systems
Rubicon Project

Commercial Advertising Initiative of the Year

Buzzfeed – Fosters Lager
Midland News Association/Express & Star – Digital Response Package
Telegraph/MediaCom Beyond Advertising – Audi, The Road to Le Mans
Trinity Mirror Solutions – Department of Work & Pensions
Trinity Mirror Solutions – Kellogg’s

Brand Partnership of the Year

Eastern Daily Press – Richardson’s Boating Holidays
London24 – Honest John, Renault UK
You Magazine – Clarins
Telegraph/MediaCom Beyond Advertising – Audi, The Road to Le Mans
The Guardian – Unilever Project Sunlight
The Sunday Times – Waitrose