Entries for the EDF Energy London and South of England Media Awards close on Monday and the line-up of judges can now be unveiled.
This year’s panel line-up contains some impressive names with decades of journalistic experience between them.
Among them is the editor of Britain’s best-selling regional daily paper and the head of accreditation at the industry’s leading journalism training body.
The awards, run in association with HoldtheFrontPage, cover Dorset, Hampshire, Kent, London, Surrey and East and West Sussex with judging taking place next Thursday in Ipswich.
Because of the holiday period, the deadline for entries has been extended from today to 5pm on Monday, August 18. The entry form can be downloaded now here.
Without further ado, here are our judges:
After a spell with the Colchester Evening Gazette, he moved to the East Anglian Daily Times as assistant news editor in 1998, becoming deputy news editor in 2000 and news editor in 2001.
She began her journalism career as a reporter on weekly and evening papers and is an experienced Chartered Institute of Public Relations-approved media trainer.
After working in national newspapers, Paul helped establish the press photography and photojournalism course at Sheffield College where he is now course leader.
Starting out in local papers, he worked as a reporter with Thames Television and a presenter with Anglia TV and was also a staffer on the Daily Telegraph for three years.
A former news editor and assistant editor of The Argus, Brighton, she is now in charge of EDF Energy’s regional media activity across the country.
There is still just time to enter any of the 20 categories. Any outstanding entries should be sent to:
HoldtheFrontPage, AN Digital