National Press Awards

Event Date: April 2, 2019

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Entries are now open for the National Press Awards for 2018.

The Awards  will take place on Tuesday 2 April 2019 at the Royal Lancaster London hotel.

The premier awards, organised by the Society of Editors, on behalf of the industry will celebrate the best of British national journalism during 2018.

Entries are now open and the entry deadline has been extended this year until Friday 11 January 2019. Any work published between 1 January 2018 and 31 December 2018 in print, website, online, mobile, video, audio or any other news delivery format in any UK national newspaper or any news website or platform covering UK national news is eligible for entry.

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The awards this year will include a number of new categories recognising the Technology Journalist of the Year, Popular Scoops, Investigation of the Year, Magazine of the Year, Reporting Diversity Award and the Sports News Story of the Year. For the first time the awards will also separately recognise the Daily Newspaper of the Year and the Sunday Newspaper of the Year.

The cost of entry has been frozen at last year’s prices with industry entries at £130 (including VAT) and freelance entries at £49 (including VAT). 

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