i took the coveted Newspaper of the Year at The 2012 Newspaper Awards, the only awards that celebrate excellence in news media production.
Posted on: 27 April 2012 08:42
Judges described it as “a great sales story for the industry with i on track to secure its long-term place in the quality newspaper market. A production for the 21st century.”
The 2012 Newspaper Awards were hosted by Gabby Logan, one of Britain's leading sports presenters and a former international gymnast, at the London Hilton on Park Lane in front of over 500 guests.
The Grand Prix, for the newspaper that accumulated the most judges points in any one category, went to The Irish News which was praised for “its consistent quality and has a national newspaper feel to it. A newspaper that screams quality – a great read and a great buy.” The Irish News was also the winner of The Regional Newspaper of the Year (over 25,000) category storming to the win with 11 judges according it big marks.
Printer of the Year was won by the Guardian Print Centre for its printing of The Guardian and The Observer.
There were record entries for the digital categories in 2012. Digital News Service of the Year went to thesundaytimes.co.uk while the Daily Telegraph took Digital Innovation of the Year for its interactive supplement which the judges praised for linking traditional print with digital media.
The 2012 Newspaper Awards Winners
The Fujifilm Grand Prix
The Irish News
Newspaper Printer of the Year – sponsored by Agfa
Guardian Print Centre for The Guardian and The Observer
International Newspaper of the Year – sponsored by Resolute Forest Products
Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung (Germany)
National Newspaper of the Year – sponsored by manroland web systems
Regional Newspaper of the Year over 25,000 – sponsored by Goss International
The Irish News
Regional Newspaper of the Year under 25,000 – sponsored by Goss International
Ipswich Evening Star
Weekend Newspaper of the Year (Regional) – sponsored by OneVision
Weekend Newspaper of the Year (National) – sponsored by OneVision
The Daily Telegraph
The Environment Award (corporate)– sponsored by UPM
Archant’s sustainability strategy
The Environment Award (community)– sponsored by UPM
Sheffield Telegraph – Environment awards
Weekly Newspaper of the Year (local) – sponsored by WRH Marketing, Ferag
The Cumberland News
Weekly Newspaper of the Year (national) – sponsored by WRH Marketing, Ferag
National Colour Supplement of the year – sponsored by Precision Colour Printing
How to Spend It (Financial Times)
Regional Supplement/Magazine of the Year – sponsored by Precision Colour Printing
CB (Cambridge Newspapers)
Coldset Colour Supplement of the Year – sponsored by Sun Chemical
Best of Liverpool (Liverpool Echo)
Niche Market Newspaper of the Year – sponsored by Newsprinters
Newspaper Design of the Year – sponsored by Press Ahead
Digital Innovation of the Year – sponsored by Océ
The Daily Telegraph – Interactive supplement
Digital News Service of the Year – sponsored by AdFast
Newspaper App of the Year – sponsored by PCS
Digitally Printed Newspaper of the Year – sponsored by Kodak
The Sydney Morning Herald/The New York Times from Stroma London
News Photograph of the Year
David Rose – The Daily Telegraph
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