The Regional Press Awards for 2010

RPA 2010

THE best of British regional newspaper journalism was celebrated in London on 11 May at the Park Plaza Riverbank, London SE1 7TJ to coincide with the Newspaper Society AGM and Local Newspaper Week 2011 (9-15 May).

Representatives from papers across the entire UK gathered to applaud colleagues and enjoy a great social gathering. Nick Ferrari hosted the event and encouraged the attendees to relish the celebration of local and regional journalism.

Robin Esser, president of the Society of Editors and executive managing editor of the Daily Mail said: “We are glad to help recognise the tremendous skills and achievements of regional newspapers that report tirelessly on behalf the communities they serve.”

Georgina Harvey, president of the NS and managing director of Trinity Mirror Regionals, said: “It's more important today than ever to celebrate the unique strengths of our industry. The regional and local press has a long and proud history of journalistic excellence and photographic prowess and I’m delighted we’ll have the chance to pay tribute to our best journalists and photographers with these new awards.”

Bob Satchwell, executive director of the SoE, oversaw the awards in consultation with Lynne Anderson, communications director of the NS.

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