Advertiser's iPhone app up for prestige award

THE Rotherham Advertiser is battling it out with the big boys after being shortlisted for a top award.

Our free online birth, marriages and deaths iPhone app, which was launched last June, now been shortlisted in the 2011 Newspaper Awards, which recognise excellence in news media production.

The Advertiser is up against a number of national and internationals titles to win the award for the best newspaper app, with other nominees including  the Guardian, Financial Times, The Times, The Sunday Times and Denmark’s Berlingske Media Business.

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The winners of 20 categories across the regional, national and international press will be announced at a ceremony on May 24 in London.

Awards director Gary Cullum said: “The 2011 Newspaper Award judges spent two days scrutinising well over 1,000 newspapers.

“Overall the standard was exceptional and just goes to prove that the quality of newspapers still sparkles despite a challenging economic environment.”

The Advertiser also has a news app which puts daily news and sport updates at your fingertips. 

Both apps are available by searching for Rotherham Advertiser at the iTunes App store now.