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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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Daily Newspaper of the Year & Overall Newspaper of the Year.Pictured is  Mike Gilson and Ed McCann of The Belfast Telegraph with Chris Love CIPR NI & Nicci Gregg Coca Cola

Daily Newspaper of the Year & Overall Newspaper of the Year.Pictured is Mike Gilson and Ed McCann of The Belfast Telegraph with Chris Love CIPR NI & Nicci Gregg Coca Cola

CIPR SUNDAY NEWSPAPER OF THE YEAR? Pictured is  Martin Breen Sunday Life with Chris Love CIPR NI & Nicci Gregg Coca Cola. Photo yb Simon Graham/Harrison Photography

CIPR SUNDAY NEWSPAPER OF THE YEAR? Pictured is Martin Breen Sunday Life with Chris Love CIPR NI & Nicci Gregg Coca Cola. Photo yb Simon Graham/Harrison Photography

CIPR SCOOP OF THE YEAR?
Pictured is Joanne Sweeney, The Belfast Telegraph with Chris Love CIPR NI & Mark Stewart, Chairman Pubs of Ulster. Photo by SImon Graham/Harrison Photography

CIPR SCOOP OF THE YEAR? Pictured is Joanne Sweeney, The Belfast Telegraph with Chris Love CIPR NI & Mark Stewart, Chairman Pubs of Ulster. Photo by SImon Graham/Harrison Photography

CIPR FEATURE JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR
Pictured is Linda Stewart, The Belfast Telegraph with Chris Love CIPR NI Chair & Julie McCabe , Massive PR. Photo by Simon Graham/Harrison Photography

CIPR FEATURE JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR Pictured is Linda Stewart, The Belfast Telegraph with Chris Love CIPR NI Chair & Julie McCabe , Massive PR. Photo by Simon Graham/Harrison Photography

Business editor Margaret Canning with Chris Love & Simon Little

Business editor Margaret Canning with Chris Love & Simon Little

Sunday Life team 2014

Sunday Life team 2014

CIPR NEWSPAPER JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR ?Pictured is Liam Clarke, The Belfast Telegraph with Chris Love CIPR NI & Nicci Gregg, Coca Cola. Photo by Simon Graham/Harrison Photography

CIPR NEWSPAPER JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR ?Pictured is Liam Clarke, The Belfast Telegraph with Chris Love CIPR NI & Nicci Gregg, Coca Cola. Photo by Simon Graham/Harrison Photography

CIPR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMNT AWARD ?Pictured is Chris Love, CIPR NI Chair, Martn Breen Sunday Life, Martin Lindsay Lifetime Achievement winner and Phil Morgan, Deputy Chief Executive of the CIPR UK.
Photo by Simon Graham/Harrion Photography

CIPR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMNT AWARD ?Pictured is Chris Love, CIPR NI Chair, Martn Breen Sunday Life, Martin Lindsay Lifetime Achievement winner and Phil Morgan, Deputy Chief Executive of the CIPR UK. Photo by Simon Graham/Harrion Photography

CIPR OVERALL JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR ?Pictured is Mike Gilson, The Belfast Telegraph with Chris Love CIPR NI, Bob Satchwell, Executive Director Society of Editors & Nicci Gregg Coca Cola

CIPR OVERALL JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR ?Pictured is Mike Gilson, The Belfast Telegraph with Chris Love CIPR NI, Bob Satchwell, Executive Director Society of Editors & Nicci Gregg Coca Cola

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Daily Newspaper of the Year & Overall Newspaper of the Year.Pictured is Mike Gilson and Ed McCann of The Belfast Telegraph with Chris Love CIPR NI & Nicci Gregg Coca Cola

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