Midweek’s the top in the West - again!

Midweek Herald reporter Katy Griffin collects the EDF Energy South West Media award at Sandy Park, E

Midweek Herald reporter Katy Griffin collects the EDF Energy South West Media award at Sandy Park, Exeter. - Credit: Theo Moye

The Midweek Herald has been named the top free newspaper in the South West - for the second successive year.

Reporter Katy Griffin was presented with the prestigious EDF Energy South West Media award at a glittering ceremony at the home of the Exeter Chiefs.

The Archant-owned newspaper was among the three free newspapers shortlisted. The other two were the North Devon Gazette and Nailsea, Clevedon and Portishead Times - both Archant titles, too.

The judges said: “The Midweek Herald is a great weekly, with good hard news and a consistently high story count.

“It doesn’t try to cram too much on the front, with confidence in the strength of its splashes.


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“Inside it’s busier, with lots of news, photos, court reporting, opinion and features.

“The paper is full of faces and is not afraid to cover big issues.

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“Sport coverage includes football, rugby, running, netball, hockey, bowls, golf and a full page devoted to league tables.

“Good journalism ensures all angles are covered – and it’s been another successful year in terms of advertising revenue.”

The judges concluded the Herald was an ‘impressive and in-depth read’.

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