Shortlist announced for first bloggers award

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Bloggers in the region are preparing for the first ever awards recognising their craft.

The shortlist first the first ever awards celebrating the best bloggers has been revealed.

Categories in the North East Blogger Awards included food, sports, beauty, lifestyle, parenting, business, style, travel, student, best newcomer and will culminate in a special judges’ award for the North East Blogger of the Year.

The awards is for blogs based in the north east and is the brainchild of creative communications agency O PR.

Managing director Kari Owers said: “We felt it was time to celebrate our best bloggers; give them some recognition and something to celebrate.

“We were astounded at the amount of nominations which ran into the hundreds and hundreds, and judging was a long and interesting task.

“The ceremony will be a fun packed evening of inspiration, networking and a celebration of the region’s best bloggers – we can’t wait to announce who has won.”

Held in the newly renovated event space at Lane7, located on St James’s Boulevard, the ceremony will take place on Wednesday, October 22, from 7pm.

Welcome drinks are sponsored by local firms The Lakes Distillery and Fentimans with compere Dan Black from Metro Radio and DJ Lauren Archer on the decks.

Tickets are now on sale at £12.50 each and can be purchased online via

The shortlist is:

Best food blog:-

Best style blog:-

Best parenting blog:-

Best travel blog:-

Best lifestyle blog:-

Best sports blog:-

Best business blog:-

Best beauty blog:-

Best new blog:-

Best student blog:-