Hunt on for media superstars

Breaking news! Top national writer to lead judges at Midlands awards

A lunch was held at Simpsons restaurant Edgbaston to launch this year’s Midlands Media Awards. Guests included senior representatives of newspapers, magazines and broadcasters from across the region. Bob Warman, president of Birmingham Press Club, which organises the awards, announced that Daily Mail columnist Andrew Pierce will head the final judging panel. The winners will be announced on 2 November at Canalside, the waters-edge venue in the Cube.

Photography by Adrian Kibbler


1 Marc Reeves, Chris James, Llewela Bailey

2 Keith Perry, Lotty Harper

3 Steve Gracey, Louise Easton, Fred Bromwich

4 John Lamb, Anita Sharma-James, Ankit Patel, Bob Warman

5 Peter Brookes, Ankit Patel

6 Eileen Murphy, Alex Turner, Steve Hall

7 Melissa Hancock, Stuart Thomas, Alex Turner, Peter John

8 Adrian Kibbler, Hannah Griffiths