15 April 2009

Papers Compete For New Media Awards

Regional newspapers are competing against nationals in the digital categories at this year’s Newspaper Awards.

Designed to celebrate newspaper and new media production, the annual contest gives away two web-based awards – Best Use of New Media and Electronic News Site of the Year.

The shortlists for both have been revealed and among the nominees are national newspapers, local newspapers, new media companies and the BBC.

Best Use of New Media

Alphaville, Financial Times - The Long Room

chroniclelive (Newcastle) - Ronnie Gill avatar

Evening Times (Glasgow) - Community websites

Express & Echo (Exeter) – Kellow’s Bootlaces football TV show

Henley Standard - Website

Thisissouthdevon - Rockstars

Daily Telegraph - Mobile applications

Electronic News Site of the Year


Plus, the video content on the website of the Cambridge News has been shortlisted for the award for Most Significant Contribution to Future Newspaper Success.

The winners will be announced near the end of this month in a ceremony in London.

A full list of all the awards and nominees is available on HoldtheFrontPage.co.uk.

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