19 Nov 14

Deadline approaching for East of England Media Awards


Held in association with HoldtheFrontPage.co.uk the awards are celebrating their tenth anniversary. They honour the best in journalism across Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire (up to the M25), Norfolk and Suffolk.


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.


Material published between 10 October 2013 and 5 October 2014 will be eligible for the awards. The final deadline has been extended for one further week, through to 5pm Friday November 28.


Entries (entry form and pdfs / files for submission) should be emailed to entries@edfenergyawards.com.


Weekly and Daily Newspaper of the Year entries should be posted to: EDF Energy Media Awards, c/o Astley Media, 6 Northernhay House, Exeter, EX4 3QJ.


Broadcast entries can be emailed (e.g. through file-sharing services like WeTransfer or Dropbox) or posted to the above address on disk. Please do not use services like SoundCloud, as files cannot be downloaded for the judging.


Judging for the awards takes place in December, with the ceremony due to be held in February.


Download the entry form and view the guidelines here.


There are 20 categories to choose from, covering daily and weekly newspapers, online news sites, 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

News Photographer of the Year

Designer of the Year

Sports Journalist of the Year

Digital Journalist of the Year

Specialist Journalist of the Year

Feature Writer of the Year

Columnist of the Year

Website of the Year

Front Page of the Year

Community Campaign of the Year

Radio News/Current Affairs Programme of the Year

Television News/Current Affairs Programme of the Year

Weekly Newspaper of the Year (Paid-for)

Weekly Newspaper of the Year (Free)

Daily Newspaper of the Year


Entrants 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.


If you have any questions about the awards please email entries@edfenergyawards.com