Investigation of the year (open to individuals and teams)
This award is looking to recognise a story, or series of stories, which dug deeper to shine a light in the best tradition of British investigative journalism.
Breaking news award (for the best story of the year)
The best scoop of the year. The judges will be looking for an agenda-setting exclusive story.
Photojournalist of the year
Three photos need to be supplied which can be news or features based.
Sports journalist of the year
For a journalist whose work has dug deeper into the world of sport to produce compelling journalism which serves the public interest.
Business, finance and economics journalist of the year
For the best business journalism in the UK. Like all the categories - this award is open to all journalists working in the UK media.
Science and technology journalist of the year
This category is open to journalists working across the broad spectrum of science and technology issues: so it includes the environment, health, technology and digital communications.
Politics journalist of the year
Entries are invited from journalists covering politics at all levels - local, regional and national. Judges will be looking for journalism which delves deeper to inform the democratic process.
Journalism innovation of the year
This award is open to any journalistic innovation which has helped promote journalism. It could be a new publication or website, a supplement, a new blog, an app or a campaign. It may even be something which is not traditionally viewed as journalism. The judges will approach this category with an open mind. The requisite will be that the innovation supports high quality journalism in some way.
New journalist of the year
This is open to any journalist who has been working as a professional jourrnalist for three years or less.
Foreign affairs journalist of the year
For the journalist who has excelled in the field of foreign news and/or features.
Campaign of the year
For the most inspiring, effective and well executed editorial campaign of the year.
Journalist of the year
Nominations are sought for anyone who has excelled over the last year at creating high quality journalism which is interesting to the public as well as being in the public interest.
The Marie Colvin Award
A special award dedicated the memory of the late Marie Colvin for a journalist who, more than any other, is judged to have raised the reputation of our trade.
Awards are open to all journalists working for the UK and British Isles media. Applications are sought from journalists working across national and regional press, broadcasting, business publishing, consumer magazines and digital media. Applicants are invited to provide up to three examples of their work for each award category and journalists are welcome to nominate themselves or a colleague.
Work and supporting information should be provided from between the dates: 1 October 2012 to 30 September 2013
For more details click on the "How to enter" tab at the top of this page.
THE CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES IS 9am, 14 OCTOBER