Peterborough’s top communication and media professionals were celebrated last week at The Communicators’ Network annual awards evening.
The awards evening, which is hosted by Peterborough-based PR and community engagement agency Athene Communications, is now in its second year and aims to recognise the best communication campaigns, professionals and journalists from across the region.
The award categories included Campaign of the Year, Communicator of the Year, Team of the Year, Newcomer of the Year, Journalist of the Year, Tweet of the Year and a Special Recognition prize.
The finalists were shortlisted from a large number of nominations submitted by their peers.
Richard Astle, managing director of Athene Communications said: “Communication is the too often forgotten oil of any business, organisation, or community.
“It’s great to recognise so many talented people across Peterborough, and celebrate everyone’s hard work and efforts this year.
The award winners were as follows:
Campaign of the Year
Winner: Royal Haskoning DHV – Love Cycling Go Dutch
Highly Commended: Peterborough City Council, The Voyager Academy, and Vivacity – The Olympic Torch projects
Communicator of the Year
Winner: Laura Brewis – Opportunity Peterborough
Highly Commended: Shelley Cash – Peterborough Environment City Trust
Team of the Year
Winner: Shine Communications Team
Highly Commended: Peterborough Regional College Marketing and Communications Team
Newcomer of the Year
Joint Winners: Sarah Miles – Royal Haskoning DHV, Cara Barrett – Peterborough & Stamford Hospitals NHS Trust
Journalist of the Year
Winner: John Baker, Features Editor Peterborough Telegraph
Highly Commended: Ben Stevenson, Breakfast Show Producer BBC Radio Cambridgeshire
Tweet of the Year
Winner: The Free Kicks Foundation
Highly Commended: Peterborough Telegraph
Winner: Mark Edwards, Editor Peterborough Telegraph
The Communicators’ Network will be running a series of events for communication professionals and journalists in the forthcoming year.