Midlands Media Awards flying high

The final few tickets for this year’s Midlands Media Awards are flying out of the door – which is very appropriate, given that the event is being sponsored by Birmingham International Airport.

It is the second year that Birmingham Airport (BIA) has sponsored the awards, which culminate in a glittering finale next week at New Bingley Hall, Birmingham.

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Midlands newspaper legend sits in judgement on region’s journalists

Former newspaper editor Keith Parker has taken over as chairman of the judges of this year’s Midlands Media Awards, which takes place next month.

 Keith, best known for an 18-year stint in the editor’s hotseat at the Express and Star, has this week been sifting through the entries for the awards with a panel of seven judges.

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