The Illawarra Mercury has been named as a finalist in five categories in the PANPA Newspaper of the Year awards, including Regional Newspaper of the Year.
More than 1000 entries were submitted to the industry awards this year covering newspapers, digital publishing, print and production, marketing, advertising and executive excellence.
The Illawarra Mercury are finalists in:
- Regional Newspaper of the Year;
- Portrait Photo, regional category (Kirk Gilmour and Sylvia Liber);
- Sport photo, regional category (Sylvia Liber);
- News photo, regional category (Andy Zakeli); and
- Digital, Best Niche / Speciality App or Microsite (Morning Rush).
The winners will be announced on August 21.