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The Daily Telegraph named National Newspaper of the Year at newsawards 2017 Grand Prix goes to The Sun

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6 April 2017 – National Newspaper of the Year has been awarded to The Daily Telegraph at newsawards 2017 for the second year running. In a closely run contest, The Daily Telegraph just edged out The Times. Judges said that The Daily Telegraph “dazzles with its expertise in repro, commercial ingenuity, design and editorial content.”

newsawards 2017 was hosted by TV news broadcaster, Steph McGovern, at the London Lancaster in front of 500 guests.

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 The Sun, with judges commenting that “The Sun has great commercial nous and is bold, brash and innovative.”

Regional Newspaper of the Year was awarded to the London Evening Standard. The coveted Printer awards went to Newsprinters Broxbourne (National Printer) and Mortons Print (Regional Printer).

The Guardian stood out in the Digital Awards winning both the News App of the Year and International Digital Innovation of the Year categories.

Gary Cullum, director of newsawards, says: “With our free press under attack from those in the corridors of power and those who would shackle or seek to censor us, we need our purveyors of quality journalism and hard-hitting headlines as much as ever before. This year’s crop of winners and nominations is testament to the fact that ours is a resilient and strong industry that is pioneering and innovating both online and in print.

For the full list of winners and nominations visit: newsawards winners