31 October 2007

Argus Boasts Winning Website

Brighton’s Argus newspaper has scooped top prize at the London and South of England Media Awards for its website.

The Argus.co.uk news site was named Website of the Year at a ceremony last week attended by more than 160 journalists.

Held in association with holdthefrontpage.co.uk, the awards comprise categories including Weekly Newspaper of the Year, Front Page of the Year and Print Journalist of the Year.

As well as picking up the prize for top website, the Argus also came out on top in the Daily Newspaper, Sports Journalist, News Photographer and Environmental Journalist groups.

“It is a reflection of a year’s hard work where we have all pulled together to produce a great newspaper and website. I am extremely proud of my team,” commented Michael Beard, Argus editor.

The Argus, which is part of the Newsquest group, was shortlisted for the website award alongside the Bournemouth Daily Echo and London’s yourlocalguardian.co.uk.

For a full list of the winners, visit holdthefrontpage.co.uk.

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