The Sunday Sun title will face the nationals at the newsawards



A regional Sunday newspaper will enter a national competition for a prestigious industry award.

The shortlist was unveiled for the print section of the 2021 Newsawards ahead of a ceremony to be held in November.

Among the nominees is Newcastle’s Sunday Sun, the only regional title to be selected for the Sunday Newspaper of the Year.

The title owned by Reach plc faces competition from its domestic partner, the Sunday Mirror, as well as The Mail on Sunday, The Observer, The Sun on Sunday, Sunday Telegraph and Sunday Times.

The Journal, the Sunday Sun’s sister daily in Newcastle, is also nominated for regional newspaper of the year.

It faces competition from the Liverpool Echo, Dundee The Courier daily, Irish News, Aberdeen’s Press & Journal and The Evening Standard in London.

The Weekly Newspaper of the Year will be fought between Cambridge Independent, Ham & High, Hereford Times, Kent Messenger, Lynn News, Newbury Weekly News, Stratford Herald and Newsquest, the recently launched headline The National Wales.

Five London titles – EC1 Echo, Enfield Dispatch, Hackney Citizen, KCW London and Waltham Forest Echo – will vie for the title of ICNN Independent Community Newspaper of the Year, with the Edinburgh Reporter.

The Citizen and KCW London are also nominated in the Niche Market Newspaper of the Year category.

Gary Cullum, Director of Newsawards, said: “After such a difficult time for the news media industry, it is fantastic to see such impressive nominations from across the country and around the world.

“Our two panels of judges saw an excellent range of print, digital and commercial entries, resulting in an exciting list of nominations for 2021.”

Nominations for the corporate and digital categories will be announced next week.

The complete list of printed nominations is as follows:

The Fujifilm Grand Prix
The winner will be announced at the prize-giving evening – November 11, 2021

National Newspaper Printer of the Year
Related print – Portsmouth (Daily Mail, i)
Harmsworth Printing, Thurrock (Daily Mail, i)
Irish Times Printing Facility – Citywest Dublin (The Guardian)
Newspaper Printers – Broxbourne and Knowsley (The Times)
Reach Printing Services – Saltire (The Guardian)
Reach Printing Services – Watford (Daily Mirror, The Guardian)

Regional Newspaper Printer of the Year
DC Thomson / Discovery Print (The Press and Journal, The Courier)
Interpress NI (Daily Star, The Irish News, Daily Mirror)
Mortons Print (The Moorlander, Driffield & Wolds Weekly, Cage & Aviary Birds, Teesdale Mercury)
Newsquest Oxford (The Oxford Times, Hereford Times)
Newsquest Scotland (The Herald)
Reach Printing Services – Teesside (The Journal)

National Journal of the Year
Daily mail
Financial Time
The daily telegraph
The Guardian
The sun
The temperature

Best Director of the Year in Print Production
Alan Catchpole – Production Manager, Newsprinters
Rob Champion – Deputy Director of Technical Services, Newsprinters
Francesca Evans – Editor and Print Editor, LymeOnline Journal
David Hartop – production manager, newspaper printers
Phil Hudson – Production Manager, Newsprinters
Mitchell Marley – Trainee Electronics Technician, Harmsworth Printing
Jayleigh Price – Print Operator # 1, PCP
Nick Taylor – Production Manager, Newspaper Printers

Regional Journal of the Year
Standard Evening
Echo of Liverpool
The mail
Irish news
The newspaper
The press and the newspaper

International Journal of the Year
Anandabazar Patrika (India)
China daily
Financial Time
Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung (Germany)
Hannoversche Allgemeine Zeitung (Germany)
Hürriyet (Turkey)

Weekly Journal of the Year
Cambridge Independent
Ham & High
Hereford schedule
Kent’s Messenger
Lynn News
Newbury Weekly News
Stratford Herald
The National, Wales

ICNN Independent Community Journal of the Year
Echo EC1
Enfield Expedition
Citizen of Hackney
KCW London
The Edinburgh Journalist
Echo of the Waltham Forest

National color supplement of the year (non-weekly)
How to spend it (Financial Times)
Luxury (The Telegraph)
LUXX (The Time)
ST (the Sunday Telegraph)

National color supplement (weekly)
Sunday magazine
Stella (The Telegraph)
Style (The Sunday Times)
The Observer’s Magazine
You (mail on Sunday)
Irish Times magazine
The Times Magazine

Regional supplement / Magazine of the year
Bury & West Suffolk Magazine (BBP Stores)
Cheshire Life (Archant)
Devon Life (Archant)
ES Magazine (Evening Standard)
Grand Govanhill Magazine
Velvet (Iliffe)
Yorkshire life (archant)

Sunday newspaper of the year
Sunday mirror
Sun Sunday (Newcastle)
Sunday mail
The observer
The sun on sunday
The Sunday Telegraph
Sunday Times

Niche Market Journal of the Year
Cage and aviary birds
Fishing news
Citizen of Hackney
KCW London
Motorsport News


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