Yorkshire Post titles in media awards success

Your Yorkshire Evening Post was crowned the best Daily Newspaper of the Year at the O2 Media Awards last night.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 7th October 2016, 9:51 am
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 5:05 pm

The title scooped the top prize plus an array of other awards along with sister title, The Yorkshire Post.

Reporter Jonny Brown was recognised as the Yorkshire Evening Post also won the ‘Community Journalism’ award for its Be A Hero Campaign, which aimed to boost the number or organ donors across the region.

The Yorkshire Post won Scoop of the Year, with reporter Rob Waugh’s investigation into overtime payments made to senior fire officers in South Yorkshire and the Yorkshire Post were named Print Team of the Year for coverage of the Yorkshire floods.

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Date:26th April 2016. Picture James Hardisty. Hillsborough Inquest, Court Birchwood Park, Warrington, Cheshire.

The Yorkshire Post was also joint winner of the Best Website award, while photographer James Hardisty reclaimed the Image of the Year (Stills) title he won in 2015.

Date:25th April 2016. Picture James Hardisty. Racehorse trainer Lucy Egerton, 32, of Flint Hall Farm, Moor Lane, Brawby, North Yorkshire. Pictured Hi Bob, been washed down after been on the gallops.
Date:26th April 2016. Picture James Hardisty. Hillsborough Inquest, Court Birchwood Park, Warrington, Cheshire.
Date:25th April 2016. Picture James Hardisty. Racehorse trainer Lucy Egerton, 32, of Flint Hall Farm, Moor Lane, Brawby, North Yorkshire. Pictured Hi Bob, been washed down after been on the gallops.