The Journal's search for the North East's Twitterati is an exclusive attempt to find out who in the region is using the world wide web to shape the future of the North East. To give us your top five recommendations of who is influential on social media tweet us at #NEtwitterati or email firstname.lastname@example.org
With almost 20 years experience in marketing Sarah Raad knows a thing or two about raising a business' profile and it is her ability to translate this in social media which has won her several nominations in the The Journal’s search for the North East’s Most Influential in Social Media
Construction technology businessman Rob Charlton has an open approach to using social media which has garnered him a nomination in The Journal’s search for the North East's Most Influential People in Social Media
As a thought leader in the construction and housing industry Philip Barnes said his use of social media as a tool to highlight key industry news could be one of the reasons why he's been nominated in The Journal's search for the North East’s Most Influential in Social Media
Running a popular tea room in Rothbury means that Victoria Rea finds it difficult to fit social media into her busy life but that hasn't stopped her from winning a nomination in The Journal's search for the North East’s Most Influential on Social Media
Accountant Stephen Paul is first to admit that people in his area of expertise don't make the best use of social media, a trend he seems to have bucked with his nomination in The Journal's search for the North East's Most Influential on Social Media
As founder of the popular Twitter-based business networking community #Northeasthour Helen Armstrong has been a strong contender in The Journal's search for the region's most influential people in social media
Championing the North East to the rest of the world on social media has won a nomination in the Journal’s search for the North East’s Most Influential on social media for NewcastleGateshead Initiative’s (NGI) Sharon McKee
The director of one of the North East's leading heritage sites Keith Merrin admits that his use of social media is limited to Twitter but his recent nomination in The Journal's search for the North East’s Most Influential on Social Media shows that this narrow focus is paying off
As a small business owner, Jane Hogan, chief executive of TASTECLUB, knows how important it is to have a good social media profile and it is her prolific tweeting which has seen her nominated in The Journal’s search for the North East’s most Influential in Social Media
Blakelaw councillor David Stockdale is no stranger to using social media to keep in touch with Newcastle residents so his nomination in The Journal’s search for the North East’s Most Influential People on Social Media shouldn’t come as a surprise.
Brian was appointed Editor of The Journal in December 2003, joining from Trinity Mirror's Liverpool base where he was Editorial Development Manager for the company's regional titles. He has also held senior positions at the Daily Record and the Evening Express, Aberdeen, as well as being a former Editor of the Lincolnshire Echo.