PA staff photographer John Giles was named Photographer of the Year last
night at the 2003 British Press Awards.
He was presented with his award during a prestigious ceremony at the London
Giles' winning portfolio
John has worked for The Press Association for nearly 15 years on assignments
across the UK and Ireland. He has been to the last three Olympic Games for PA
and now covers news and sport, predominantly in the Yorkshire region.
John's winning portfolio included pictures of the Queen Mother's funeral, a
Countryside Alliance protest and gales and floods in Blackpool.
Commenting on the award, John Giles said, "I am honoured to receive this
award from the British press industry. I have covered some memorable events
over the past year and am delighted that my work has been acknowledged in this