Skiddle Shortlisted for Prolific North Awards 2013

We are pleased to announce Skiddle.com has been shortlisted in the media website category of the 2013 Prolific North Awards.

Prolific North is the brainchild of serial publishing entrepreneur Nick Jaspan, and is the number one destination for news, informed opinion, features and of course as much gossip and rumours about creative and media companies in the North.

Being shortlisted for the Media Website category is especially impressive considering the judging panel contained some of the North West’s most high-profile industry experts. The judging panel included:

  • Tony Wood, Head of Site Optimisation, BooHoo.com
  • Sally Sykes, Director of External Affairs, EEF
  • Paul Mousley, Writer
  • Alice Morrison, Director, AMO Media Associates
  • Rob McLoughlin, Founder, Carm Productions
  • Sean Marley, Chair, Creative Skillset’s Northern Media Skills Panel
  • Steve Kuncewicz, Intellectual Property, Media and Social Media Lawyer
  • Sarah Hartley, Journalist
  • Jim Hancock, Journalist and Presenter
  • Andy Green, Andy Green Creativity
  • Richard Frediani, Programme Editor, ITN
  • Dave Edmundson-Bird, Principal Lecturer in Digital Marketing & Enterprise, Manchester Metropolitan University Business School
  • Jon Brown, Managing Partner, Paver Smith
  • Russ Brady, Group Head of Public Relations, The Co-operative
  • Andy Barke, Industry Head, Google UK
  • Martin Anderson, Creative Consultant

The websites shortlisted in the Prolific North Awards 2013’s Media Website Category are:

  • Bay TV Liverpool
  • Event Industry News
  • Skiddle
  • Wirral Globe

Commenting on being shortlisted for the Media Website Category, Skiddle Director Richard Dyer said “It’s fantastic news to have been nominated for the Prolific North Awards this year, especially with this being an awards that focuses on businesses in the North, it’s great to be getting that kind of recognition, it really backs up what our users are telling us day in, day out.”

The Prolific North Awards Winners will be announced at a gala dinner at The Point at Lancashire County Cricket Club on the evening of Thursday 16 May. So watch this space!