Search for best bloggers in the North East

An inaugural North East Blogger Awards, has been launched by Newcastle communications company O PR

Kari Owers
Kari Owers

The region’s best bloggers are invited to enter a new awards scheme.

The North East Blogger Awards – launched by Newcastle communications firm O PR – will culminate in a special awards evening later this year when winners of 11 different categories, including Best Business Blog, will be named.

Other categories include food, sports, beauty, lifestyle, parenting, business, style, travel, student, best newcomer and there will be a special judges’ award for the North East Blogger of the Year.

Businesses already using blogging as a marketing tool are being urged to nominate their blog in the Best Business Blogcategory at

Kari Owers, managing director of O PR, said: “The bloggersphere is getting bigger and better in the North East and businesses in particular are now seeing blogging as an influential way to reach audiences.

“We felt it was time to celebrate our best bloggers, give them some recognition and something to celebrate.

“The event will be a fun-packed evening of inspiration, networking and a celebration of the region’s best bloggers.

“It’s easy to nominate a blogger you know or to nominate yourself if you’re a local blogger or business that blogs. Just log on to the North East Blogger Awards website, pick a category and fill in your reason for nominating. We are also using the hashtag #nebloggerawards on social media to help us spread the word.”

Entries close on September 19 and the shortlist will be announced on September 30.

Did you know The Journal has a digital and social media category in its well-respected North East Business Awards. If you're interested in entering this category or sponsoring the category, or just want more information on our Business Awards please contact Sue Coulson, head of regional events, on 01912016072 or email


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