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McConnell from the Newsletter picked up the top prize of the evening
for photographers in the annual IPR/BT Press and Broadcast Awards which
was this year held in the Ramada Hotel, Belfast.
Judges comments were "It is an excellent portfolio displaying the
versatility of a press photographer. The skill of capturing a key moment
is complemented with excellent photographic technical ability".
Commended in the same category
were Ian Trevithick from the Belfast Telegraph and Ann McManus,
picture editor of the Irish News.
To see the winning portfolios please click here
Ian Trevithick (commended) and
Andy McConnell, winner of the press photography
section, at the IPR Press and Broadcast Awards dinner in the Ramada