ITV Meridian’s Derek Johnson (above, centre) has been named Kent journalist of the year.
Johnson was also named broadcast Journalist of the year at the awards event, held last week at the Faversham brewery of sponsor Shepherd Neame.
Full list of winners:
Journalist of the Year – Derek Johnson, ITV Meridian
Newspaper or Online Journalist of the Year– Simon Tulett, Gravesend & Dartford Messenger
Young Journalist of the Year– Katie Alston, Kentish Gazette
Broadcast Journalist of the Year – Derek Johnson, ITV Meridian
Feature Journalist of the Year – Lesley Bellew, Kent Messenger Group
Sports Journalist of the Year– Luke Cawdell, Kent Messenger Group
Campaign of the Year– Gravesend & Dartford Messenger
News Service of the Year – KentOnline
Contribution to Journalism Award– Mick Cork, Folkestone Herald