Subscriptions on way as Herald wins again

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WINNER: Jonathan Carroll with his Kennedy Award on Friday night. Carroll won the outstanding portrait category for this picture of Maddison Ranse.The award-winning Newcastle Herald will launch online news subscriptions in new plans to boost journalism in the Hunter.
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The launch date and details of subscription offers and prices will be announced in coming weeks.

The subscriptions to theherald南京夜网.au will offer unrestricted around-the-clock online access to all of the local news, sport, opinion and community information produced by the Newcastle Herald’s team of Hunter-based journalists led by editor Heath Harrison.

Full website access will also offer readers the latest national news and sport, plus lifestyle and travel updates, as well as the option to receive breaking news alerts and regular e-newsletters direct to your inbox.

“The Newcastle Herald has been the voice of the Hunter for more than 150 years,” Harrison said.

“We’re proud of our commitment to the community and our commitment to quality journalism.

“More and more readers are connecting with us online and subscriptions will help support the award-winning and community-focused journalism this region has come to expect from the Newcastle Herald.”

The Herald collected its latest major award on Friday, with Jonathan Carroll trumping photographers from the Sydney Morning Herald and Daily Telegraph to win the Kennedy Award for outstanding portrait.

The Kennedy Awards recognise excellence in NSW journalism.

“The Herald is blessed to have an incredible team of photographers,” Harrison said.

“Jonathan is so hard working and creative and this is a great reward for him. We’re all very proud, and thrilled for him.”

TheHeraldhas been named the best regional newspaper andnewswebsite in Australia and New Zealand for the past five years.In that same period, theHeraldhas won eight Walkley Awards –the highest honour in Australian journalism.

WINNER: Jonathan Carroll’s award-winning pic of Maddison Ranse.

The refresh last year of theherald南京夜网.aupaved the way for the introduction of subscriptions.

“Our new site delivers a better reader experience and convenient access to the latest local news via your smartphone, tablet and desktop,” Harrisonsaid.

The Newcastle Herald is part of Fairfax Media’s Australian Community Media (ACM) regional, rural and suburban publishing business –a network of hundreds of newspapers and websites stretching into every state and territory.

Local news subscriptions for digital access are being introduced at ACM’s local news websites in Victoria and Tasmania following the successful launch of subscriptions at local news websites across south-west NSW.

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