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newsawards 2015 – the winners

The newsawards 2015 were awarded on 29 April at a ceremony hosted by Al Murray, aka the Pub Landlord, at the London Lancaster.

National Newspaper of the Year was awarded to i. The newspaper fought off stiff competition from the Highly Commended The Times with judges stating that its “great design and photography all packaged in a concise daily briefing at a great value price made it a stand-out winner.”

The Grand Prix, which goes to the news media brand that brings together the most cohesive and compelling print-digital-business offering to the market, went to Eastern Daily Press with an entry that delivered a compelling and innovative mix of print and digital success.

Regional Newspaper of the Year was awarded to the Leicester Mercury. The Printer awards went to Westferry (National Printer) and Interpress NI (Regional Printer)

Among the big winners in the Digital categories was the Guardian that took three Awards including News Website of the Year and Best Use of User Generated Content.

Rewarding innovation was a key factor in this year’s event, with Printed Innovation of the Year going to Newbury Weekly News and Trinity Mirror Newsroom 3.1 winning Digital Innovation of the Year.

Gary Cullum, director of newsawards, says: “As this year’s Awards testify, news publishing is tough and robust and has the resilience to ensure that it emerges strongly from recent structural and financial pain. We not only deliver some of the best print quality seen anywhere in the world but are among world leaders in digital development and multi-platform audience growth.”

newsawards 2015 winners:

FUJIFILM GRAND PRIX

Eastern Daily Press

PRINT AWARDS

NEWSPAPER PRINTER OF THE YEAR

National

Westferry Printers – Daily Star, Daily Express

Regional

Interpress NI – The Irish news, The Impartial Reported, Down Recorder

PRINTED INNOVATION OF THE YEAR

Newbury Weekly News – Augmented Reality 3D

NATIONAL NEWSPAPER OF THE YEAR

i

REGIONAL NEWSPAPER OF THE YEAR

Leicester Mercury

INTERNATIONAL NEWSPAPER OF THE YEAR

Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung

WEEKLY NEWSPAPER OF THE YEAR

The Cumberland News

NATIONAL SUPPLEMENT OF THE YEAR

How to Spend It (Financial Times)

NICHE MARKET NEWSPAPER OF THE YEAR

The Daily (London Fashion Week)

REGIONAL SUPPLEMENT/MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR

Magazines

etc (Johnston Press)

Supplements

Culture (The Journal)

DIGITAL AWARDS

NEWS WEBSITE OF THE YEAR

The Guardian

NEWS APP OF THE YEAR

The Guardian

DIGITAL INNOVATION OF THE YEAR

Trinity Mirror Newsroom 3.1

BEST USE OF USER GENERATED CONTENT

The Guardian

MOST INNOVATIVE USE OF MOBILE TECHNOLOGY

fastFT with Spritz

BUSINESS AWARDS

BEST USE OF ADVERTISING TECHNOLOGY

Rubicon Project

BRAND PARTNERSHIP OF THE YEAR

The Guardian/Unilever Project Sunlight

COMMERCIAL ADVERTISING INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR

Trinity Mirror Solutions