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Regional press awards - this story published 26.11.2007

Host of accolades picked up at Yorkshire Press Awards
by holdthefrontpage staff

The Yorkshire Press Awards saw a wide range of papers and reporters pick up prizes to acknowledge their hard work over the past 12 months.

Here's the complete list of winners and highly commended in each category:

Newspaper of the Year (Daily)
Winner: Hull Daily Mail
Highly commended: The Press, York

Newspaper of the Year (Weekly)
Winner: Rotherham Advertiser
Highly commended: Doncaster Free Press

News Reporter of the Year (Daily)
Winner: Charles Heslett, Yorkshire Evening Post
Highly commended: Claire Lomax, Telegraph & Argus

News Reporter of the Year (Weekly)
Winner: Christopher Walker, Doncaster Free Press
Highly commended: Michael Upton, Rotherham Advertiser

Trainee Journalist of the Year
Winner: Tom Sharpe, Rotherham Advertiser
Highly commended: Suzanne McTaggart, Yorkshire Evening Post

Journalist of the Year (Judges selected one outstanding individual class winner to receive this award)
Winner: Tom Sharpe, Rotherham Advertiser

Breaking News Story of the Year
Winner: Hull Daily Mail
Highly commended: The Star, Sheffield

Headline Writer of the Year
Winner: Gina Sykes, Huddersfield Daily Examiner
Highly commended Paul Hartley, Hull Daily Mail

Front Page of the Year
Winner: Yorkshire Evening Post
Highly commended: Hull Daily Mail

Campaign of the Year
Winner: Wakefield Express Read on Campaign
Highly commended: Whitby Gazette Farepak Campaign

Business Writer of the Year
Winner: John Highfield, The Star, Sheffield
Highly commended: Nigel Reed Scott, Yorkshire Evening Post

Sports Writer of the Year
Winner: Paul Rickett, Rotherham Advertiser
Highly commended: Phil Hay, Yorkshire Evening Post

Feature Writer of the Year (Daily)
Winner: Adrian Sudbury, Huddersfield Daily Examiner
Highly commended: Martin Smith, The Star, Sheffield

Leader Writer of the Year
Winner: John Furbisher, Evening Courier, Halifax
Highly commended: Paperclip, Bridlington Free Press

Columnist of the Year
Winner: Rod McPhee, Yorkshire Evening Post
Highly commended: James Reed, Yorkshire Post and Adam Wolstenholme, Spenborough Guardian

Photographer of the Year (Daily)
Winner: Simon Hulme, Yorkshire Post
Highly commended: James Hardisty, Yorkshire Evening Post

Photographer of the Year (Weekly)
Winner: Stephen Garnett, Craven Herald
Highly commended: John Clifton, Wakefield Express


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Have you won a press award? We'd love to hear from you. E-mail patrick.astill@and.co.uk



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