Big win for NZ Herald in Australia 

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SYDNEY, Friday: The New Zealand Herald won Daily News Brand of the Year at the 2018 News Media Awards, which combine the former Panpa Newspaper Awards and Australia’s Advertising & Marketing Awards.

NZME chief executive Michael Boggs paid tribute to teams across the business. “These awards are wonderful recognition of our journalism, the way we have worked collaboratively with our commercial clients and partners, and our marketing and creative teams,” he said.

“I would also like to acknowledge our clients who have trusted us with their brands, bringing their campaigns to life across our multi-platform, audience focused business. A huge congratulations to those involved in the projects”

“These awards are wonderful recognition of our journalism, and our marketing and creative teams.”

The 2018 News Brand of the Year winner is the Weekend Australian, which also took out the Weekend News Brand of the Year.

News media publishers from Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific submitted more than 500 entries for the seven categories in the 2018 awards. The awards recognise excellence in cross platform news publishing, reflected in categories covering Advertising, Marketing, Technical, Product Innovation, Executive Excellence, Photography and the overall News Brand awards.

The newly rebranded News Media Awards are now in their 49th year.

  • See all the winners here

About NewsMediaWorks
NewsMediaWorks is the peak organisation representing Australia’s leading news media publishers. Established in 2006, it focuses on promoting the unique power and value of print and digital news brands as trusted and effective advertising partners. Its stakeholders are Fairfax Media, News Corp Australia and Seven West Media’s West Australian Newspapers.

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