Belfast Telegraph named Newspaper of the Year: Paper scoops host of accolades at CIPR Media Awards 2014
The Belfast Telegraph has been crowned Newspaper of the Year at the 21st Coca-Cola CIPR Northern Ireland Media Awards - with the paper picking up a host of other awards in the process.
The newspaper won a broad range of awards including the Daily Newspaper of the Year category.
The judges said: “The Belfast Telegraph stands out in front of all the other papers every day. It displays amazing front page leads and features – it wins hands down.”
Among the paper's other winners was editor Mike Gilson, who won Journalist of the Year.
Ex-Belfast Telegraph editor Martin Lindsay was also presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
Belfast Telegraph winners at the awards
Political editor Liam Clarke - Newspaper Journalist of the Year
Editor Mike Gilson - Journalist of the Year
Reporter Joanne Sweeney - Scoop of the Year (Dungannon drugs mule Michaella McCollum-Connolly)
Business editor Margaret Canning - Business Journalist of the Year award.
Environment correspondent Linda Stewart - Features Journalist of the Year
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