EDF Energy launch East of England Media Awards 2013
The EDF Energy East of England Media Awards 2013 have launched and are now open for entry.
The awards, held in association with HoldtheFrontPage, are now in their ninth year and honour the best in journalism across Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Cambridgshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire (up to the M25).
Categories include daily, weekly paid-for and weekly free newspaper, radio and television news/current affairs programmes of the year, website and community campaign, along with news, sport, specialist and digital journalist of the year.
Individual award winners receive a £100 cheque, certificate and trophy, and all those shortlisted, along with their guests, will be invited to a presentation ceremony courtesy of EDF Energy.
Tim McCoy, EDF Energy’s Head of Media Relations, said: “We’re delighted to be launching the media awards for the East of England once again. It’s a region with a long history of quality journalism which I’m sure will be reflected in this year’s entries from across newspapers, radio and television.”
Material published between 15 October 2012 and 9 October 2013 will be eligible for the awards. The deadline for entries is 5pm, Friday 15 November.
Last year’s winners included the Basildon Echo, which was named Daily Newspaper of the Year, BBC Radio Essex, ITV Anglia, Bedford Midweek, Brentwood Gazette and, for community campaign and website of the year, the Norwich Evening News.
There are 20 categories in all to choose from, covering daily and weekly newspapers, radio and television broadcasters:
Print Journalist of the Year (Daily)
Print Journalist of the Year (Weekly)
Radio Journalist of the Year
Television Journalist of the Year
Newcomer of the Year
Feature Writer of the Year
News Photographer of the Year
Designer of the Year
Sports Journalist of the Year
Digital Journalist of the Year
Specialist Journalist of the Year
Columnist of the Year
Daily Newspaper of the Year
Weekly Newspaper of the Year (Paid-for)
Weekly Newspaper of the Year (Free)
Radio News/Current Affairs Programme of the Year
Television News/Current Affairs Programme of the Year
Website of the Year
Front Page of the Year
Community Campaign of the Year
People can submit work for as many categories as they wish but each must be accompanied by a separate entry form and approved by their editor.
Entries should be emailed to email@example.com by 5pm, Friday 15 November.
Weekly and Daily Newspaper of the Year entries should be posted to: Media Relations Team, EDF Energy, 329 Portland Road, Hove, East Sussex BN3 5SU.
If you have any questions or queries about the awards please email firstname.lastname@example.org
For the latest award news follow @edfenergycomms and use the hashtag #EDFAwards to see what other journalists are saying about the event.