Gravesend journalist scoops award
PUBLISHED: 15:06 08 December 2010
A senior journalist working on the Gravesend Reporter and Dartford and Swanley Times has been honoured at an awards ceremony.
Nicholas Hitchens received the Unsung Hero of the Year award as Archant London celebrated its own Archant Awards winners at a party and dinner at The Thistle Hotel, Brands Hatch recently.
London Execuitve Managing Director, Enzo Testa, said: “I was delighted to present the winning trophies of the Archant London People Awards at our Christmas party. We had a very difficult time selecting overall winners from the high calibre of entries received and this reflects the magnificent work of our teams and individuals across London throughout the year.”
He was nominated for the accolade for his role as the mainstay in a tiny district office and praised as an extremely devoted and loyal reporter who lives on the patch, during the presentation on Friday, November 26.
Nicholas was congratulated for showing involvement in the community as someone who goes the extra mile, staying late to ensure front page stories, the features and the picture spreads stand out from the opposition. He ws described as a reliable and very hard-working journalist with an attitude of responsibility. Nicholas takes it upon himself to perform acts of unrivalled kindness and dedication within the community which is what really made this entry stand out from the rest.