Boston Standard website shortlisted for regional media award


The Boston Standard has been shortlisted for the ‘news website of the year’ category at the Midlands Media Awards.

The Standard will face competition from BBC Online East Midlands, BBC Online West Midlands, Birmingham Mail, ITV News Central and the Lincolnite for the award.

Standard editor Stephen Stray said: “We’re absolutely delighted to be nominated for this award.

“We take great pride in our website and strive to give our readers the best service possible. We’d like to thank all of our readers and advertisers for supporting the site.

“The rest of the contenders all have very impressive websites so we’re honoured to be in such illustrious company.”

The results will be announced at a ceremony at Villa Park football ground in Birmingham on Thursday, June 5, with the winners chosen by a panel of judges.

The Midlands Media Awards are organised on behalf of the Birmingham Press Club by Cloud 9 Event Management.