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2013 Newspaper of the Year Awards
Sydney

2013 Newspaper of the Year Awards

Date
29 Aug 2013
Venue
Four Seasons Hotel

Fairfax Media newspaper The Age has been crowned the 90,000+ circulation Newspaper of the Year, concluding the 2013 Future Forum.

The award topped off an impressive year for The Age, where it thrived under a tough climate for newspapers around the world.

“Difficult commercial decisions were embraced with confidence by the editorial team,” judges said.

“Impressive results showed the success of always placing journalism first and foremost.

“The executives and all the teams at The Age deserve this to be their year.”

The awards ceremony topped off the 2013 Future Forum, a gathering of some of the most brilliant minds across the newspaper industry, after two days of interactive workshops, lectures and presentations.

The full list of winners can be found below:

 

NEWSPAPER OF THE YEAR – SPONSOR NORSKE SKOG

Newspaper of the Year Non-daily: Up to 10,000 circulation

Winner
Geraldton Newspapers

Newspaper of the Year Non-daily: 10,000-25,000 circulation

Winner
South Western Times

Newspaper of the Year Non-daily: 25,000-90,000 circulation

Winner
The Land

Newspaper of the Year Non-daily: 90,000+ circulation

Winner
St George & Sutherland Shire Leader

Sunday Newspaper of the Year

Winner
Herald on Sunday

 

BEST CROSS-PLATFORM BRAND – SPONSOR IPSOS

Winner
Herald Sun

 

NEWSPAPER OF THE YEAR – SPONSOR NORSKE SKOG

Newspaper of the Year Dailies (5-6-7 days per week): Up to 10,000

Winner
Shepparton News

The Rotorua Daily Post

Newspaper of the Year Dailies (5-6-7 days per week): 10,000-25,000 circulation

Winner
The Border Mail

The Cairns Post

Newspaper of the Year Dailies (5-6-7 days per week): 25,000 – 90,000 circulation

Winner
Australian Financial Review

Newcastle Herald

Newspaper of the Year Dailies (5-6-7 days per week): 90,000+ circulation

Winner
The Age

 

PHOTOGRAPHY OF THE YEAR – SPONSOR CANON

Lifestyle Photograph of the Year

Rural / Regional / Suburban

Winner
Claudia Baxter – Members’ Draw – The Queensland Times

Lifestyle Photograph of the Year

National / Metropolitan

Winner
Jason South – Hot Dog – The Age

Portrait of the Year

Rural / Regional / Suburban

Winner
Stephen Parker – Stolen – Rotorua Daily Post

Portrait of the Year

National / Metropolitan

Winner
Andrew Meares – Spirit of Archer – Fairfax Media

Features Photograph of the Year

Rural / Regional / Suburban

Winner
Emma Allen – Truck Show Kids – Marlborough Express

Elle Borgward – Organ Donors Needed – Southern Gazette

Features Photograph of the Year

National / Metropolitan

Winner
Richard Robinson – The Great Migration – The New Zealand Herald

Sports Photograph of the Year

Rural / Regional / Suburban

Winner
Alistair Brightman – Mudbath – Fraser Coast Chronicle

Sports Photograph of the Year

National / Metropolitan

Winner
Alex Coppel – The Boss – Sunday Herald Sun

News Photograph of the Year

Rural / Regional / Suburban

Winner
Sylvia Liber – Storm Surfer – Illawarra Mercury

News Photograph of the Year

National / Metropolitan

Winner
Kate Geraghty – Afghanistan Uncensored – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

DIGITAL NEWS DESTINATION OF THE YEAR – SPONSOR GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY

Digital News Destination of the Year Innovation in Digital Publishing

Winner
Canberra Times – Faces of the Fire

Digital News Destination of the Year Specialty / Niche Sites and Niche Apps

Winner
Singapore Press Holdings – Myanmar Sunrise e-Book

Digital News Destination of the Year News Destination – mobile site or app (not website) – Rural / Regional / Suburban

Winner
Newcastle Herald – App

Digital News Destination of the Year News Destination – mobile site or app (not website) – National / Metropolitan

Winner
Australian Financial Review – afr.com.au

Digital News Destination of the Year News Website – Rural / Regional / Suburban

Winner
Newcastle Herald – theherald.com.au

Digital News Destination of the Year News Website – National / Metropolitan

Winner
News SA – advertiser.com.au

 

ENVIRONMENT

Winner
Herald on Sunday – Cleaning up New Zealand’s beaches

 

HEALTH & SAFETY

Winner
Fairfax Regional Printers – Newsprint Part Roll Lifting Unit

 

MARKETING – SPONSOR NORSKE SKOG

Marketing – Branding Up to 10,000 circulation

Winner
The Courier, Narrabri – Bring them home with The Courier online

Marketing – Branding 10,000-25,000 circulation

Winner
NT News – Online shop

Marketing – Branding 90,000+ circulation

Winner
News Corp Australia – We’re for branding campaign

Marketing – Branding Digital

Winner
Fairfax Digital – Stuff.co.nz – Stuff Nation Launch

Marketing – Cause-Related Marketing Up to 10,000 circulation

Winner
Fraser Coast Chronicle – Baby Kits

Marketing Cause-Related Marketing 10,000-25,000 circulation

Winner
NT News – Variety NT Pool Party

Marketing – Cause-Related Marketing 25,000-90,000 circulation

Winner
Fiji Sun – Democracy – One Person, One Vote, One Value

Marketing – Cause-Related Marketing 90,000+ circulation

Winner
The Sunday Mail – Suncorp Bank Bridge to Brisbane

Marketing – Audience Up to 10,000 circulation

Winner
Bundaberg NewsMail – 2013 Flood Crisis

Marketing – Audience 10,000-25,000 circulation

Winner
Bay of Plenty Times – New-Look Weekday Editions

Marketing – Audience 25,000-90,000 circulation

Winner
The Press – FreezeOut!

Marketing – Audience 90,000+ circulation

Winner
The New Zealand Herald – New-look compact launch campaign

Marketing – Audience – Digital

Winner
brisbanetimes.com.au – QLD Rail – WiFi Campaign

Marketing Classified Advertising 10,000-25,000 circulation

Winner
The Courier, Ballarat – Rummage around the Rat

Finalist
NT News – Biggest Ever Marketplace

Marketing – Display Advertising Up to 10,000 circulation

Winner
The Courier, Narrabri – money-go-round

Marketing – Display Advertising 25,000-90,000 circulation

Winner
The Dominion Post – Telling it like it is

Marketing – Events Up to 10,000 circulation

Winner
Tully Times – Read To Me Day

Marketing – Events 10,000-25,000 circulation

Winner
The Cairns Post – Solar Eclipse Campaign

Marketing – Events 25,000-90,000 circulation

Winner
The Examiner – Launceston Ten

Marketing – Events 90,000+ circulation

Winner
Singapore Press Holdings – Straits Times Appreciates Readers (Star) Programme

Marketing Sponsorship Up to 10,000 circulation

Winner
Fiordland Advocate – Te Anau Tartan Festival

Marketing – Sponsorship 25,000-90,000 circulation

Winner
The Dominion Post – ‘Wide Angle’

Marketing – Sponsorship 90,000+ circulation

Winner
The Sunday Mail – Suncorp Bank Bridge to Brisbane

Marketing – Young Readers Up to 10,000 circulation

Winner
Tully Times – Read To Me Day

Marketing – Young Readers 10,000-25,000 circulation

Winner
The Fiji Times – Kaila! Design Your Own Newspaper Competition

Marketing – Young Readers 25,000-90,000 circulation

Winner
Fiji Sun – Rural Delivery

Marketing – Young Readers 90,000+ circulation

Winner
News Qld – The Courier-Mail – London Now

 

MARKETER OF THE YEAR – SPONSOR KODAK

Winner
Chelsea Wymer – National Trade Marketing Director – Fairfax Media

 

HEGARTY PRIZE – SPONSOR CHINA SOUTHERN AIRLINES

Winner
Sally White – Editor – The Land

 

TECHNICAL EXCELLENCE – SPONSOR DIC

Technical Excellence – Newspaper printed on a single width press Up to 25,000 circulation

Winner
Fairfax Media Nth Richmond – The Guardian Weekly

Technical Excellence – Newspaper printed on a single width press 25,000-90,000 circulation

Winner
WA Newspapers – Bunbury Herald

Technical Excellence – Newspaper printed on a single width press 90,000+ circulation

Winner
Apple Daily Printing (Hong Kong) – Apple Daily

Technical Excellence – Newspaper printed on a double-width press Up to 25,000 circulation

Winner
APN Print Yandina – Sunshine Coast Daily

Technical Excellence – Newspaper printed on a double-width press 25,000-90,000 circulation

Winner
News Corp Australia – The Australian

Technical Excellence – Newspaper printed on a double-width press 90,000+ circulation

Winner
WA Newspapers – The West Australian

Technical Excellence – Pre-Print or Supplement Up to 25,000 circulation

Winner
WA Newspapers – Broome Happenings

Technical Excellence – Pre-Print or Supplement 25,000-90,000 circulation

Winner
WA Newspapers – Community Residential

Technical Excellence – Pre-Print or Supplement 90,000+ circulation

Winner
South China Morning Post Publishers Limited – Timepieces

 

INNOVATION: PRE-PRODUCTION PROCESS OR TECHNOLOGY – SPONSOR ENSYS CONSULTING

Winner
WA Newspapers – Pressview