DC Thomson wins three industry awards

Dundee-based publisher DC Thomson won three awards at Wednesday night’s newsawards in London.

Nominated for three awards at the event, which recognizes the best in news media print, technology and business innovation, DC Thomson won in all three categories.

Thomson’s contract printing arm Discovery Print won Regional Newspaper Printer of the Year and Printed Innovation of the Year.

The Courier was named Regional Newspaper of the Year and The Press and Journal was runner up in the same category.

Ellis Watson, CEO of DC Thomson Publishing, said: “These awards just go to show that the Discovery Print team are fully utilising the amazing capability of our printing presses.

“Whilst judging the Regional Newspaper category, the judges commented on The Courier’s consistent quality and excellent production values which is again a nod to our dedicated production team.

“It’s also a brilliant achievement by the editorial team responsible for The Courier, I’m thrilled for all of those who were recognised.”

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