2013 PANPA Newspaper of the Year Awards (Enter now)
2013 PANPA Ad Awards (Enter now)
The 2013 entries for the Ad Awards and Newspaper of the Year Awards are OPEN NOW.
Please find listed below the important dates:
|Ad Awards & Newspaper of the Year Awards – CLOSE||21-Jun-13|
|Ad Awards – Finalists Announced||26-Jul-13|
|Newspaper of the Year Awards – Finalists Announced||2-Aug-13|
The Association’s annual Ad Awards celebrate in-house creative excellence. These awards include advertising and campaigns for clients, plus advertising to promote the sale of newspapers and the power of advertising.
The awards continue to be updated to feature digital advertising solutions, including smartphones and iPads and other tablet computers.
The Awards also embrace executive excellence, offering personal awards for ad manager of the year, display executive, online executive, best bundling solution, classifieds executive and creative services professional.
Entries for the prestigious awards, which celebrate in-house creative excellence, will close on Friday, June 21.
The Ad Awards are supported by peak industry body, The Newspaper Works (TNW).
TNW executive director (publishing) Mitchell Murphy said: “We received a record 320 entries last year and I’m sure the standard of entries will be exceptionally high again this year.”
This year’s finalists will be announced on July 26, with trophies to be presented at the 2013 Future Forum conference on August 28-29 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Sydney.
Newspaper of the Year Awards
The Newspaper Works and the Pacific Area Newspaper Publishers’ Association presents awards to recognise outstanding achievements in every part of the industry, from outstanding journalism and editorial leadership, to world-class marketing of news and new brands, to the the technical aspects of print and production and excellence in advertising and newspaper sales.
Entries for the prestigious Newspaper of the Year Awards, which celebrate every area with the newspaper industry, will close on Friday, June 21.
The full list of 2012 winners can be seen here.
The photo gallery from the 2012 Gala Dinner can be seen here.
The prestigious PANPA Hegarty Prize recognises the management potential in young newspaper executives. The 2012 winner of the Hegarty Prize was Matt Cunningham, NT News editor.
The prize was established in 1987 in memory of Patrick Hegarty, Executive Director of PANPA (1983-1986).
The Hegarty Prize is a bursary of $A10,000. Usually, it is used to finance a round-the-world study of any aspect of newspaper operations.
The winner must make a trip of at least 14 days. PANPA will assist with introductions for the winner and in planning the trip, which will be designed to expose the individual to newspaper techniques in other countries.
The winner will also receive an engraved plaque and the winner’s newspaper will receive the PANPA Hegarty Prize perpetual plaque to display for a year. The winner will be required to give a presentation about their trip at the next year’s PANPA Annual Conference.
Nominations must be endorsed by the General Manager, Managing Director or CEO of the newspaper. Each PANPA newspaper member may make only one nomination.
Marketer of the Year Award
The PANPA Marketer of the Year recognises outstanding performance in marketing for a newspaper publishing company. The 2012 winner of the Marketer of the Year Award was Campbell Mitchell, NewsLocal marketing and circulation director.
The award is open to Marketers who have performed in any area of news publishing – such as but not restricted to: newspapers, websites, tablet or mobile platforms, newspaper-inserted magazines, or in the Corporate branding arena.
This is an individual, not a team award.
All elements, or disciplines, of marketing will be considered, such as circulation growth, branding, packaging and pricing, internal and/or external communications and so forth.
Nominations must be endorsed by the General Manager, Managing Director or CEO of the newspaper. Each PANPA newspaper / website / magazine / digital property member may make only one nomination.
Previous years’ winners