Celebrating Excellence in Newspaper Production - Awards 2004



Newspaper Printer of the Year
The Agfa Premier Award

Joint Winners
For the first time in the history of The Newspaper Awards the judges could not reach a unanimous points decision for the top entry so joint winners have been awarded.

Independent Newspapers (Irish Independent)

The Irish Times

Commended
Yorkshire Post Newspapers (Yorkshire Post)

Nominated
Independent Newspapers (Sunday Independent), Mortons Print Horncastle (Eastern Eye), Newsquest (The Herald)

From left to right:
Jon Culshaw, Brendan Elebert, general manager, Citywest print plant, Independent Newspapers (Irish Independent) and Freddie Snowe, press/publishing manager, The Irish Times receive their join awards from Laurence Robberts, director, Agfa Graphic Systems



National Newspaper of the Year
The MAN Roland Premier Award

Winner

The Times

Highly Commended
The Sun

Joint Commended
The Irish Independent & The Irish Times

Nominated
The Guardian, The Independent

From left to right:
Jon Culshaw, Norman Revill, director of web sales/service, Man Roland, presents the trophy to Norman Lane, production editor of The Times



Regional Newspaper of the Year
The Goss International Premier Award

Winner

Reading Evening Post

Joint Highly Commended
Leicester Mercury

Western Daily Press

Nominated
Daily Echo (Bournemouth), Evening Star (Ipswich), Evening Chronicle (Newcastle), Shropshire Star

From left to right:
Jon Culshaw, Andy Murrill, editor, Reading Evening Post (centre) and Shane Lancaster, senior vice president & general manager Goss UK



Sunday Newspaper of the Year
The Digital Technology International Premier Award

Winner
The Sunday Times

Highly Commended
Sunday Herald

Commended
Sunday Independent

Nominated
The Herald, The Mail on Sunday, The Observer

From left to right:
Jon Culshaw, Geoffrey Walker, managing director of Digital Technology International (right) presents the award to Ian Coxon, managing editor, production, The Sunday Times



Environmental Newspaper Company of the Year
The UPM Shotton Paper Premier Award

Winner
Guardian Newspapers

Highly Commended
News International (Knowsley)

Commended
Johnston Press Printing Division

Nominated
Mortons Print - Horncastle

From left to right:
Jon Culshaw, Joe Clark, director of print, distribution and circulation, Guardian Newspapers (centre) receives the award from Kevin Lyden, managing director UPM-Kymmene (UK)



Most Outstanding Use of Colour
The Publishing Needs SeeColor Award

Winner
The Herald

Highly Commended
Reading Evening Post

Joint Commended
Garden News

The Observer

Nominated
Daily Mirror, West Sussex Gazette

From left to right:
Jon Culshaw, Richard Kemm, sales director for Publishing Needs with Robert Wood, production director, The Herald (centre)



The Regional Weekly Newspaper of the Year
The IDAB WAMAC Award

Winner
The Oxford Times

Highly Commended
Farnborough Courier

Commended
Galway Advertiser

Nominated
Bracknell Standard, Guildford Times, Tamworth Herald

From left to right:
Jon Culshaw, Dr Jurgen Rautert, president Heidelberg postpress with Derek Holmes, editor, The Oxford Times (centre)



Most Innovative Technology of the Year
The AdFast Award

Winner
The Guardian and The Observer – Digital Editions

Highly commended
The Sunday Times – The Month

Commended
Telegraph.co.uk – Screenprint

Nominated
Midland News Association – PDF Pagination Project, Newsquest (Bradford) – Management Information System, The Northcliffe Press (Leicester) – Automatic Palletiser

From left to right:
Jon Culshaw, Noll Scott, system developer, Guardian & Observer (centre), with AdFast’s Jim Black



Niche Market Newspaper of the Year
The Newspaper Awards Trophy

Winner
Angling Times

Highly commended
Farmers Guardian

Commended
Antiques Trade Gazette

Nominated
Classic Car Weekly, Times Higher Education Supplement, Trials & Motocross News

From left to right:
Peter Griffiths, MD Peterborough Web, receives the award on behalf of Angling Times from Helen Hargreaves of the Newspaper Awards team and Jon Culshaw



Coldset Colour Supplement of the Year
The Usher Walker Award

Winner
The Irish Times Magazine

Highly commended
Weekend (Irish Independent)

Commended
Home (The Sunday Times)

Nominated
Daily Echo Magazine (Bournemouth), Drive (Cambridge Newspapers), Property Guide (Derby Evening Telegraph)

From left to right:
Jon Culshaw, Joe Breen, production, presentation and design editor Irish Times (centre), receives the award from Mike Betts. national accounts manager, Usher Walker



Heatset Colour Supplement of the Year
The Precision Colour Printing Award

Winner
How to Spend It (Weekend FT)

Highly commended
You Magazine (The Mail on Sunday)

Commended
OM (The Observer)

Nominated
The Herald Magazine, Music Monthly (The Observer), Night & Day (The Mail on Sunday)

From left to right:
Jon Culshaw, Gillian de Bono, editor of FT’s How to Spend It and Alex Evans, sales director of precision Colour Printing



Newspaper Design of the Year
The Creo Award

Winner
The Mail on Sunday

Highly commended
The Independent

Commended
Daily Mirror

Woking News & Mail
How to make the most out of a broadsheet design – “top class”.

Nominated
The Herald, The Journal (Newcastle)

From left to right:
Jon Culshaw, Henry Nolan, design editor, The Mail on Sunday (centre) with Colin Fourmy of Creo Newspaper Solutions



Best Weekly Newspaper on the World Wide Web
The pcsdotNet Award

Winner
Sunday Herald

Joint Highly commended
Kent Online

Jewish Chronicle


Nominated
News Shopper, Pink ‘Un, Watford Observer

From left to right:
Andrew Jaspan, editor Sunday Herald (centre), Mark Read of pcsdotNet and Jon Culshaw



Best Daily Newspaper on the World Wide Web
The pcsdotNet Award

Winner
Guardian Unlimited

Highly commended
Sun Online

Commended
FT.com

Nominated
Belfast Telegraph, EDP24, The Scotsman

From left to right:
Jon Culshaw, Mark Read, sales manager, pcsdotNet (left) with Simon Waldman, director of digital publishing & specialist publications, Guardian Unlimited and colleague



Personality of the Year
The Production Journal Award

Paul Liggins, Midland News Association – main board director

From left to right:
Jon Culshaw, Gary Cullum, editor and publisher of Production Journal, presenting the award to Paul Liggins (right), director Midland News Association



Innovation of the Year

The Independent – Compact Edition

From left to right:
Jon Culshaw, Gary Cullum, editor and publisher of Production Journal, presenting a special award for Innovation to Louis Jebb, production editor (news), The Independent for the world-first launch of a ‘compact’ edition to sit alongside a broadsheet

 

For more information please call Helen Hargreaves on 01869 340788 or e-mail helen@newspaperawards.co.uk