The Sentinel, Stoke-on-Trent, was a twotime winner at Northcliffe’s internal Circulation, Editorial and Promotions Awards. It took Scoop of the Year for its story on the mystery bidder for cash-strapped Port Vale Football Club and Front Page of the Year for its exclusive interview with Robbie Williams.
The full list of journalism-related winners is: Best Editorial Campaign: Derby Evening Telegraph – “Hands off our Trains”.
Scoop of the Year: The Sentinel – “Vales mystery bidder”.
Front Page of the Year: The Sentinel – Robbie Williams exclusive.
Photographer of the Year: Jon Mills, Western Daily Press.
Reporter of the Year: Rick Lyon, Hull Daily Mail.
Best Niche Publication (joint winners): Leicester Mercury – “Moments in time”; Evening Post, Bristol – “Concorde, the secret archives”.
Best Overall Editorial Support for a Promotion: Evening Post, Nottingham – “Clean Air”.