Fairfax dominates PANPA Awards with The Age taking top title

the ageFairfax Media dominated the major categories of last nights PANPA Newspaper of the Year Awards while News Corp titles picked up just one of the newspaper of the year trophies.

The Age won the newspaper of the year title for daily papers with circulation above 90,000. PANPA is the Pacific Area Newspaper Association and is run by industry body The Newspaper Works.

And two Fairfax titles – The Newcastle Herald and the Australian Financial Review – jointly won newspaper of the year for papers with a circulation of 25,000 to 90,000.

McPherson Media Group’s Shepparton News and APN NZ’s Rotorua Daily Post jointly won for daily papers up to 10,000 circulation.

And Fairfax’s The Border Mail and News Corp’s The Cairns Post was for 10-25,000 circulation.

APN NZ’s Herald on Sunday won Sunday newspaper of the year.

Fairfax Media’s The Land won for 25-90,000 circulation non daily. And Fairfax’s St George & Sutherland Shire Leader won for 90,000+.

SevenWestMedia’s Geraldton Newspapers won for non daily paper of the year up to 10,000 and South Western Times for 10-25,000 circulation.

In the marketing categories, News Corp’s The Daily Telegraph’s We’re For Sydney campaign won best branding for an over 90,000 circulation paper. And Fairfax Media’s national trade marketing director Chelsea Wymer was named marketer of the year for her work on the move to compact of the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.

News Corp’s Herald Sun was named Best Cross Platform Brand. And the company’s advertiser.com.au won best national or metro news website.

The Newspaper Works CEO Mark Hollands said: “The overall standard of entries was extremely high and it was great to see our industry participate in the competition so enthusiastically. Big and small, news organisations have again taken part in these awards in big numbers.”

THE  WINNERS:

 

ENVIRONMENT

WINNER

Herald on Sunday – Cleaning up New Zealand’s beaches

HEALTH & SAFETY

WINNER

Fairfax Regional Printers – Newsprint Part Roll Lifting Unit

 

MARKETING – NORSKE SKOG

 

Marketing – Branding Up to 10,000 circulation

WINNER

The Courier, Narrabri – Bring them home with The Courier online

FINALISTS

Fiordland Advocate – Summer in the South

Port Macquarie News – Media Opportunities

 

Marketing – Branding 10,000-25,000 circulation

WINNER

NT News – Online shop

FINALISTS

Bay of Plenty Times – New-Look Weekday Editions

Wairarapa News – Rebranding on a shoestring

 

Marketing – Branding 90,000+ circulation

WINNER

News Corp Australia – We’re for branding campaign

FINALISTS

The New Zealand Herald – Compact launch brand campaign

MediaCorp Press Ltd – TODAY Movement Dance Championships

The Sydney Morning Herald – Photos1440

The Australian – Top 50

The Age – Forever Curious

 

Marketing – Branding Digital

WINNER

Fairfax Digital - Stuff.co.nz - Stuff Nation Launch

FINALIST

dompost.co.nz - The Wellington Report

 

Marketing – Cause-Related Marketing Up to 10,000 circulation

WINNER

Fraser Coast Chronicle – Baby Kits

FINALISTS

Fiordland Advocate – Te Anau Fire Brigade Needs You

Manjimup-Bridgetown Times – High Tea & Quiz Afternoon

Fraser Coast Chronicle – Jobs4us

Tully Times – Read to Me Day

 

Marketing Cause-Related Marketing 10,000-25,000 circulation

WINNER

NT News – Variety NT Pool Party

FINALISTS

The Advocate Newspaper, Tasmania – Donate Life

Daily Mercury – Take a Step for Good Health

 

Marketing – Cause-Related Marketing 25,000-90,000 circulation

WINNER

Fiji Sun – Democracy – One Person, One Vote, One Value

FINALISTS

Otago Daily Times – Neurological fund-raising campaign

The Fiji Times – Focus

The Fiji Times – Campaigning Journalism

 

Marketing – Cause-Related Marketing 90,000+ circulation

WINNER

The Sunday Mail – Suncorp Bank Bridge to Brisbane

FINALISTS

The Sydney Morning Herald – Safer Sydney Campaign

News Corp Australia SA – Shop in SA

NewsLocal – Great Tribal Chase

APN NZ Media Ltd – Herald on Sunday Sideline Champs

 

Marketing – Audience Up to 10,000 circulation

WINNER

Bundaberg NewsMail – 2013 Flood Crisis


Marketing – Audience 10,000-25,000 circulation

WINNER

Bay of Plenty Times – New-Look Weekday Editions

FINALIST

Daily Mercury – Win an Ultimate Fishing Trip for you and two mates

 

Marketing – Audience 25,000-90,000 circulation

WINNER

The Press – FreezeOut!

FINALISTS

The Dominion Post – NewsSplash

The Press – The Great South Island Road Trip

Illawarra Mercury – Digital Edition and iPhone Launch Campaigns

 

Marketing – Audience 90,000+ circulation

WINNER

The New Zealand Herald – New-look compact launch campaign

FINALIST

The Australian – The Australian Selection

 

Marketing – Audience – Digital

WINNER

brisbanetimes.com.au - QLD Rail – WiFi Campaign

 

Marketing Classified Advertising 10,000-25,000 circulation

WINNER

The Courier, Ballarat – Rummage around the Rat

FINALIST

NT News – Biggest Ever Marketplace

 

Marketing – Display Advertising Up to 10,000 circulation

WINNER

The Courier, Narrabri – money-go-round

FINALISTS

Manjimup-Bridgetown Times – Silkwood Wines

The Northland Age – Kaeo Post Office Centenary

 

Marketing – Display Advertising 25,000-90,000 circulation

WINNER

The Dominion Post – Telling it like it is

FINALISTS

The Press – Loyalty Plus

The Dominion Post – Success Stories

 

Marketing – Events Up to 10,000 circulation

WINNER

Tully Times – Read To Me Day

FINALISTS

Shepparton News – Pink Ribbon Brunch

Fiordland Advocate – Te Anau Tartan Festival

Gladstone Observer – The Observer [powered by MyCareer] – Careers & Tertiary Expo

 

Marketing – Events 10,000-25,000 circulation

WINNER

The Cairns Post – Solar Eclipse Campaign

FINALISTS

NT News – Facebook Pool Party

Bay of Plenty Times – Indulge Bay Model

The Courier, Ballarat – Charity Fund presents RocKwiz Live

The Advocate Newspaper, Tasmania – NITRO CIRCUS

The Advocate Newspaper, Tasmania – Project 5000

 

Marketing – Events 25,000-90,000 circulation

WINNER

The Examiner – Launceston Ten

FINALISTS

Otago Daily Times – Neurological fund-raising campaign

Newcastle Herald – Our gift to the City, Newcastle Herald Carols by Candlelight

 

Marketing – Events 90,000+ circulation

WINNER

Singapore Press Holdings – Straits Times Appreciates Readers (Star) Programme

FINALISTS

The Sunday Mail – Suncorp Bank Bridge to Brisbane

The Age – Run Melbourne

MediaCorp Press Ltd – TODAY MOVEMENT Dance Championships

The Sydney Morning Herald – Photos1440

 

Marketing Sponsorship Up to 10,000 circulation

WINNER

Fiordland Advocate – Te Anau Tartan Festival

FINALISTS

Shepparton News – Mad Cow Mud Run Sponsorship

Fraser Coast Chronicle – World’s Greatest PubFest

The Courier, Narrabri – Sportsperson of the Year

 

Marketing – Sponsorship 25,000-90,000 circulation

WINNER

The Dominion Post – ‘Wide Angle’

FINALISTS

Newcastle Herald – Surfest Sponsorship

The Examiner – The Launceston Ten

 

Marketing – Sponsorship 90,000+ circulation

WINNER

The Sunday Mail – Suncorp Bank Bridge to Brisbane

FINALIST

The Sydney Morning Herald – Tropfest Campaign

 

Marketing – Young Readers Up to 10,000 circulation

WINNER

Tully Times – Read To Me Day

FINALISTS

Fiordland Advocate – Class Action

 

Marketing – Young Readers 10,000-25,000 circulation

WINNER

The Fiji Times – Kaila! Design Your Own Newspaper Competition

 

Marketing – Young Readers 25,000-90,000 circulation

WINNER

Fiji Sun – Rural Delivery

FINALISTS

Otago Daily Times – Class Act programme & Extra! publication

The Dominion Post – Tools for Schools

Newcastle Herald – School Newspaper competition

 

Marketing – Young Readers 90,000+ circulation

WINNER

News Qld – The Courier-Mail – London Now

 

MARKETER OF THE YEAR – KODAK

WINNER

Chelsea Wymer – National Trade Marketing Director – Fairfax Media

 

HEGARTY PRIZE – CHINA SOUTHERN AIRLINES

WINNER

Sally White – Editor – The Land

 

TECHNICAL EXCELLENCE – DIC

 

Technical Excellence – Newspaper printed on a single width press Up to 25,000 circulation

WINNER

Fairfax Media Nth Richmond – The Guardian Weekly

FINALISTS

APN Print Toowoomba – QT

Ballina  APN PRINT – The Nimbin Good Times

Ballina APN PRINT – Northern Star{weekend Star}

Narrabri Courier – The Courier, Narrabri

WA Newspapers – Geraldton Guardian

 

Technical Excellence – Newspaper printed on a single width press 25,000-90,000 circulation

WINNER

WA Newspapers – Bunbury Herald

FINALISTS

APN Print Toowoomba – The Chronicle

Fairfax Media Nth Richmond – The Land

Fairfax Media Nth Richmond – Blue Mountains Gazette

Fairfax Regional Printers – Newcastle Herald

 

Technical Excellence – Newspaper printed on a single width press 90,000+ circulation

WINNER

Apple Daily Printing (Hong Kong) – Apple Daily

FINALISTS

Apple Daily Publication Development Limited (Taiwan Branch) – Apple Daily

Apple Daily Printing (Hong Kong) – Sharp Daily

MediaCorp Press Ltd – TODAY

 

Technical Excellence – Newspaper printed on a double-width press Up to 25,000 circulation

WINNER

APN Print Yandina – Sunshine Coast Daily

FINALISTS

APN Print Yandina – The Gympie Times

APN Print Yandina – Fraser Coast Chronicle

Fairfax – Australian Financial Reveiw, Sydney Morning Herald

Fairfax Media NZ – The Timaru Herald Weekender

Fairfax Media NZ – The Timaru Herald

 

Technical Excellence – Newspaper printed on a double-width press 25,000-90,000 circulation

WINNER

News Corp Australia – The Australian

FINALISTS

Capital Fine Print – The Canberra Times

Fairfax Media NZ – The Weekend Press

Fairfax Media NZ – The Press

Community Newspaper Group – Comment News

 

Technical Excellence – Newspaper printed on a double-width press 90,000+ circulation

WINNER

WA Newspapers – The West Australian

FINALISTS

News Corp Australia – The Sunday Telegraph

News Corp Australia – The Daily Telegraph

News Corp Australia – Manly Daily

South China Morning Post Publishers Limited – South China Morning Post

 

Technical Excellence – Pre-Print or Supplement Up to 25,000 circulation

WINNER

WA Newspapers – Broome Happenings

FINALIST

Print Leader Tamworth (Fairfax Media) – Barrington Towns

 

Technical Excellence – Pre-Print or Supplement 25,000-90,000 circulation

WINNER

Community Newspaper Group – Community Residential

FINALISTS

Border Mail Printing – New Homes and Land

Capital Fine Print – Investing in property

Print Leader Tamworth (Fairfax Media) – Tamworth building supply

 

Technical Excellence – Pre-Print or Supplement 90,000+ circulation

WINNER

South China Morning Post Publishers Limited – Timepieces

FINALISTS

Fairfax Media printing (The Age) – Life&Style/Traveller preprint

MediaCorp Press Ltd – TODAY Supplements

News Corp Australia – Body + Soul

WA Newspapers – Habitat

WA Newspapers – Travel

 

INNOVATION: PRE-PRODUCTION PROCESS OR TECHNOLOGY – ENSYS CONSULTING

 

WINNER

WA Newspapers – Pressview

 

PHOTOGRAPHY OF THE YEAR – CANON

 

Lifestyle Photograph of the Year

Rural / Regional / Suburban

WINNER

Claudia Baxter – Members’ Draw – The Queensland Times

FINALISTS

Adam Hourigan – Opera with the Cows – The Daily Examiner

Tetsuro Mitomo – 80 year-old Body Builder – The Ashburton Guardian

Paul Carracher – Canola – Wimmera Mail-Times

Simon Cocksedge – Pigeon – Manly Daily

 

Lifestyle Photograph of the Year

National / Metropolitan

WINNER

Jason South – Hot Dog – The Age

FINALISTS

Nic Gibson – Surfing in the Wet – The Daily Telegraph

Braden Fastier – Chengwu over sails – The Daily Telegraph

Jason Ho Fook Sze – Brighten Your Life – TODAY, Singapore

Simon Schluter – Making a Meal of It – The Sunday Age

Gregg Porteous – Rainbow Surfer – The Daily Telegraph

Jason South – Modern Melbourne – The Sunday Age

Jay Town – Foal – Herald Sun

Gregg Porteous – The Wedding – The Daily Telegraph

Peter Rae – Fashion Twins – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

Portrait of the Year

Rural / Regional / Suburban

WINNER

Stephen Parker – Stolen – Rotorua Daily Post

FINALISTS

Claudia Baxter – Prisoner’s Best Friend – The Queensland Times

Justin Brierty – Beaten but Unbroken – The Centralian Advocate

Jules Tahan – Elmo & Cookie Monster Down Under – Stonnington & Boroondara Weekly Review

Emma Allen – Omar Guardiola – Marlborough Express, NZ

Chris McKeen – Advocate of Villawood – The Parramatta Advertiser

Teagan Glenane – Preshil’s Lyttle Legacy – Stonnington & Boroondara Review Local

Lucas Forbes – Santa – Armidale Express

Geoff Jones – Swimathon Lifesavers – The Hawkesbury Gazette

Sylvia Liber – Please Help – Illawarra Mercury

Ray Sizer – Zombie Wedding – Shepparton News

 

Portrait of the Year

National / Metropolitan

WINNER

Andrew Meares – Spirit of Archer – Fairfax Media

FINALISTS

Desmond Wee – Para Swimmer – The Straits Times

Alex Ellinghausen – Wik man Bruce Martin – The Sydney Morning Herald

Cameron Richardson – Taylor Swift – The Daily Telegraph

Braden Fastier – Farmer John Blore – The Australian

Kate Geraghty – Bali 10th anniversary – The Sydney Morning Herald

Marco Del Grande – Psy – The Sydney Morning Herald

Phil Hillyard – Michael Clarke – The Daily Telegraph

Phil Reid – Men Are From Mars – The Dominion Post

Tony Gough – Afghanistan Tarin Kowt – Herald Sun

Braden Fastier – David Gulpilil – The Daily Telegraph

Jamie Koh – Eye on Anatomy – The Straits Times

Gregg Porteous – The Hayne Plane – The Daily Telegraph

 

Features Photograph of the Year

Rural / Regional / Suburban

WINNERS

Emma Allen – Truck Show Kids – Marlborough Express

Elle Borgward – Organ Donors Needed – Southern Gazette

FINALISTS

David Clark – Bombs Away – Gold Coast Bulletin

Kristy Clay – Top Award – Ashburton Guardian

Stephen Parker – Breakfast – Rotorua Daily Post

John Appleyard – Pitter Pattern – Inner West Courier

Kirsty Hill – Great Day for Shopping – Portland Observer

 

Features Photograph of the Year

National / Metropolitan

WINNER

Richard Robinson – The Great Migration – The New Zealand Herald

FINALISTS

Nic Gibson – 18th Balloon Championships – The Daily Telegraph

Justin McManus – Harriet Bushfires – The Age

Nicole Cleary – Gangsters Ball – mX

Alex Coppel – Leap of Times – Herald Sun

Jason South – Sky Eye Drone Fears – The Age

Alex Ellinghausen – Afghanistan – The Sydney Morning Herald

Alphonsus Chern – Water Dance – The Straits Times

Adam Taylor – Living on Death Row – The Daily Telegraph

Rohan Thomson – Glass Artist – The Canberra Times

Adam Taylor – Inside Camp Geale – The Daily Telegraph

 

Sports Photograph of the Year

Rural / Regional / Suburban

WINNER

Alistair Brightman – Mudbath – Fraser Coast Chronicle

FINALISTS

Shawn Smits – That’s Gotta Hurt – Sunbury & Macedon Ranges Weekly

Simon Cocksedge – Dawn Surf-Boat Training – Manly Daily

Geoff Jones – Wakeboard Title – The Hawkesbury Gazette

Brendan Francis – Fight Night – The Cairns Post

Samantha Camarri – Back-to-Back – Wimmera Mail Times

Virginia Woolf – Chase in Motion – The Nelson Mail, NZ

Peter de Graaf – Local Hero – The Northland Age

Martin de Ruyter – Roller Derby – The Nelson Mail, NZ

 

Sports Photograph of the Year

National / Metropolitan

WINNER

Alex Coppel – The Boss – Sunday Herald Sun

FINALISTS

Alex Ellinghausen – Paralympians – The Sydney Morning Herald

Rohan Thomson – Big Sky – The Canberra Times

Jason South – Olympic Flame – The Age

Phil Hillyard – Race for Gold – The Daily Telegraph

Rohan Kelly – Paul Gallen, Round 1 – The Australian

Brett Costello – Wild Oats – The Daily Telegraph

Iain McGregor – Olympics – The Press, NZ

Mugilan Rajasegeran – Fencing Olympics – The Straits Times

 

News Photograph of the Year

Rural / Regional / Suburban

WINNER

Sylvia Liber – Storm Surfer – Illawarra Mercury

FINALISTS

Holly Curtis – Relief from Heat – The Riverine Herald

Martin de Ruyter – Car Crash – The Nelson Mail, NZ

Ben Fraser – Child Run Over in Driveway – Rotorua Daily Post

Kylie Pitt – A Man Amongst Men – The Hawkesbury Gazette

Claudia Baxter – Broken – The Queensland Times

Peter Gleeson – Saviours in the Sky – Port Macquarie News

Robyne Cuerel – Flood of Pain – Fraser Coast Chronicle

Justin Brierty – Brothers – The Centralian Advocate

Adam Hourigan – Glenugie Blockade – The Daily Examiner

Kristy Clay – Dreams Go Up In Smoke – Ashburton Guardian

Tetsuro Mitomo – Muddy Good Run – Ashburton Guardian

Josh Nash – Burst Main on Gawler – Portland Observer

 

News Photograph of the Year
National / Metropolitan

WINNER

Kate Geraghty – Afghanistan Uncensored – The Sydney Morning Herald

FINALISTS

Justin McManus – Blaze Near Ballarat Destroys Homes – The Age

Nic Gibson – Coonabaraban Fires – The Daily Telegraph

Stephen Jacquiery – Hanging from a Thread – Otago Daily Times

Michele Wilson – Heartache – Fiji Times

Andrews Meares – Forgotten Tears – Fairfax Media

Richard Jupe – Dunalley Bush Fires – The Mercury, Hobart

Alex Coppel – Air Show Mayhem – Herald Sun

John Selkirk – Safe and Sound - Stuff.co.nz

DIGITAL NEWS DESTINATION OF THE YEAR – GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY

 

Digital News Destination of the Year Innovation in Digital Publishing

WINNER

Canberra Times – Faces of the Fire

FINALISTS

Australian Financial Review – Budget Explorer

The New Zealand Herald - nzherald.co.nz

Brisbane Times – Brisbane Live @ Work

West Australian Regional Newspapers – iNFOGO

Stuff.co.nz - Stuff Nation

Stuff.co.nz - School Report

Digital News Destination of the Year Specialty / Niche Sites and Niche Apps

WINNER

Singapore Press Holdings – Myanmar Sunrise e-Book

FINALISTS

Singapore Press Holdings – The Straits Times Asia Report

Newcastle Herald – Red and Blue HQ

dompost.co.nz - Wellington Report

Stuff.co.nz - Stuff Nation

Stuff.co.nz - School Report

 

Digital News Destination of the Year News Destination – mobile site or app (not website) – Rural / Regional / Suburban

WINNER

Newcastle Herald – App

FINALIST

The Courier, Ballarat – Smartphone App

 

Digital News Destination of the Year News Destination – mobile site or app (not website) – National / Metropolitan

WINNER

Australian Financial Review - afr.com.au

FINALIST

Stuff.co.nz - Mobile apps

 

Digital News Destination of the Year News Website – Rural / Regional / Suburban

WINNER

Newcastle Herald - theherald.com.au

FINALISTS

NT News - ntnews.com.au

The Chronicle, Toowoomba - thechronicle.com.au

The Courier, Ballarat – thecourier.com.au

The Advocate, Tasmania - theadvocate.com.au

Bay of Plenty Times - bayofplentytimes.co.nz

Port Macquarie News – portnews.com.au

The Rotorua Daily Post - rotoruadailypost.co.nz

 

Digital News Destination of the Year News Website – National / Metropolitan

WINNER

News SA - advertiser.com.au

FINALISTS

The New Zealand Herald - nzherald.co.nz

The Sydney Morning Herald - smh.com.au

Brisbane Times - brisbanetimes.com.au

Herald Sun - heraldsun.com.au

Singapore Press Holdings – One ST

Stuff.co.nz - Stuff.co.nz

 

NEWSPAPER OF THE YEAR – NORSKE SKOG

 

Newspaper of the Year Non-daily: Up to 10,000 circulation

WINNER

Geraldton Newspapers

FINALISTS

Fiordland Advocate

Albany Advertiser

Armidale Express

Augusta Margaret River Times

Centralian Advocate

The Courier, Narrabri

The Mining Chronicle

The Riverine Herald

 

Newspaper of the Year Non-daily: 10,000-25,000 circulation

WINNER

South Western Times

FINALISTS

Busselton Dunsborough Times

Camden-Narellan Advertiser

Noosa News

Rouse Hill-Stanhope Gardens News

Stock Journal

Strathfield Scene

 

Newspaper of the Year Non-daily: 25,000-90,000 circulation

WINNER

The Land

FINALISTS

Blacktown Sun

Comment News

Macarthur Chronicle

Redcliffe & Bayside Herald

The Senior – South Australia

The Western Weekender

Wentworth Courier

Western Suburbs Weekly

 

Newspaper of the Year Non-daily: 90,000+ circulation

WINNER

St George & Sutherland Shire Leader

FINALIST

The Senior – New South Wales

 

Sunday Newspaper of the Year

WINNER

Herald on Sunday

FINALISTS

Sunday Times FIJI

The Sunday Age

Sunday Mail SA

The Sunday Mail QLD

The Sun-Herald

 

BEST CROSS-PLATFORM BRAND – IPSOS

WINNER

Herald Sun

 

NEWSPAPER OF THE YEAR – NORSKE SKOG


Newspaper of the Year Dailies (5-6-7 days per week): Up to 10,000

WINNERS

Shepparton News

The Rotorua Daily Post

FINALISTS

Ashburton Guardian

Bundaberg NewsMail

Gladstone Observer

The Daily Examiner

The Queensland Times

Wanganui Chronicle

 

Newspaper of the Year Dailies (5-6-7 days per week): 10,000-25,000 circulation

WINNER

The Border Mail

The Cairns Post

FINALISTS

Bay of Plenty Times

Bendigo Advertiser

Geelong Advertiser

NT News

Sunshine Coast Daily

The Chronicle, Toowoomba

The Courier, Ballarat

 

Newspaper of the Year Dailies (5-6-7 days per week): 25,000 – 90,000 circulation

WINNERS

Australian Financial Review

Newcastle Herald

FINALISTS

Canberra Times

Gold Coast Bulletin

Otago Daily Times

The Dominion Post

The Examiner, Launceston

The Fiji Times

The Mercury, Hobart

The Press

Townsville Bulletin

 

Newspaper of the Year Dailies (5-6-7 days per week): 90,000+ circulation

WINNER

The Age

FINALISTS

Daily Telegraph

Manly Daily

mX (Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane)

The Sydney Morning Herald

The New Zealand Herald

The Australian

The West Australian

 

Comments


  1. awards?
    31 Aug 13
    8:58 pm

  2. i guess the competition in the sub 90,000 circ categories is only going to get hotter! 2014 the winner is the age. 2017 the winner is the herald sun. unless they change to UVs or whatever!