The Irish Times sponsors the ‘Newspaper of the Year’ category at this year’s National Student Media Awards. The Irish Times has built a reputation as a distinguished newspaper over it’s long history.

The Irish Times has been committed to keeping up to date with journalism trends while maintaining a high standard of writing since it’s establishment. They have shown their commitment to grow online and reaching out to younger readers in a time when when print media is in decline by supporting events like the National Student Media Awards. Sponsoring the “Newspaper Of The Year” award highlights The Irish Times’ passion for student voices being heard.

We are delighted that such a well-respected newspaper sponsors the ‘Newspaper Of The Year’ Award for 2021, paving the way for student newspapers to get the attention they deserve.

We wish the best of luck to all of our entrants. Applications are open from March 1st 2021. Deadline for applications are April 15th.

For more details on how to enter this category click here.