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Record entry for North East Press Awards

Newsnight presenter Jeremy Vine will be guest speaker at this year’s North East Press Awards.

The event will be held at Newcastle Civic Centre on May 13.

A record number of entries was received this year from journalists across the region – stretching from Hexham and Alnwick in the north to Middlesbrough in the south.

There are 29 categories in the awards – sponsored this year by Transco.

Tickets cost £25 for journalists, and more details are available from chairman Bernice Saltzer. You can e-mail her at [email protected]

The awards categories are:

  • Ken Robinson Media Prize (pr of the year)
  • North-East Co-Op Consumer Affairs prize
  • Motoring Writer of the Year
  • Business Writer of the Year
  • Environmental Writer of the Year
  • Health Writer of the Year
  • Arts Writer of the Year
  • NE Columnist of the Year
  • Community Writer of the Year
  • Women’s Writer of the Year
  • North East Freelance of the Year
  • Scoop of the Year
  • Investigative Journalist of the Year
  • Kate Adie Prize for Initiative in Journalism
  • ABC Spike for Subbing
  • Splash Subbing prize
  • Features Writer of the Year
  • Hard News Writer of the Year
  • Sports Writer of the Year
  • Picture of the Year
  • Photographer of the Year
  • Sport As News prize
  • North East Weekly Journalist of the Year
  • North East Weekly Paper of the Year
  • Trainee of the Year
  • Tom Cordner Quill for Young Journalist of the Year
  • North East Journalist of the Year
  • Graeme Stanton Award for Services to Journalism
  • North East Newspaper of the Year

HoldTheFrontPage will bring you the winners and coverage of the awards night.

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