All applications for this category are open from March 1st 2021

Awarded to the newspaper that sustains the highest quality of journalism, editorial standards, production values and overall professionalism despite budgetary and other limitations.

Submit three links to three issues of the newspaper published since February 2020. If you have any problems with submitting your work get in touch with us at

Covid-19: Submit your copies here. If you would like to send us a physical copy however, please email for details.

Rules for submission for online publications newspapers: Fill in the online application form and include the three issues you are submitting.

All entries for newspapers must come with a one page profile showing their resources and staff. It should state how many full time staff they have, how many of their staff are paid and if the paper is funded.

Ultimately however, it will be up to the judges on how much influence this will have. It does mean however, that we are working on making the process fairer.

For our full list of Entry Guidelines here.

Closing date for application is April 15th 2021.

Please Note: Payments for this category must be submitted here.