The final shortlists for the British Press Awards 2004 have been released.
Winners will be announced at a gala evening at the Hilton Hotel in London’s Park Lane on 16 March, presented by Michael Buerk.
National Newspaper of the Year: The Independent, The Sunday Times, Daily Mirror, Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday, The Observer.
Front Cover of the Year: Daily Mirror, Intruder at the Palace; Daily Mirror, Fuelling the conflict; News of the World, Huntley in his cell; Daily Mail, Proud of yourselves?; The Sun, Spot the difference; The Daily Telegraph, Galloway.
Cartoonist of the Year: Tom Johnston, The People; Trog, The Sunday Telegraph; Dave Brown, The Independent; Bill Caldwell, The Sun; Peter Schrank, The Independent on Sunday; Matt, The Daily Telegraph.
The Hugh Cudlipp Award: Daily Mail, Soham issue; The Sun, No surrender – shackle Britain; News of the World, Huntley prison exposÃ©; Sunday Mail, The de la Salle campaign; Daily Mirror, Intruder at the Palace; News of the World, Score.
Supplement of the Year: Weekend Magazine, Daily Mail; Sunday, News of the World; Observer Food Monthly, The Observer; Weekend, The Guardian; FT Magazine, Financial Times; FT Weekend – How to spend it, Financial Times.
Photographer of the Year: Stephen Hird, Reuters; Russell Boyce, Reuters; Lewis Whyld, South West News Service; Terry Richards, The Sun; Toby Melville, Reuters; Dan Chung, The Guardian.
Sports Photographer of the Year: Edward Whitaker, Racing Post; Robert Hallam, The Independent on Sunday; Mark Pain, The Mail on Sunday; Andy Hooper, Daily Mail; Tom Jenkins, The Guardian; Peter Whyte, The Sunday Times.