Barke of Google and Sykes of the EEF join Prolific North Awards judging panel

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by Nick Jaspan
Andy Barke Andy Barke

Andy Barke, agency industry head at Google UK and Sally Sykes, director of external affairs at the EEF are the two latest judges to confirm their participation as judges of the Prolific North Awards.

Barke is a well-known industry professional as the face of Google outside London with a focus on the North.

Sykes is also a familiar face having held various senior management roles with Manchester Airport, AstraZeneca, HSE and DePuy.

Barke and Sykes join 14 other acclaimed judges - full details of whom can be found here.

Sally Sykes Sally Sykes

Entries for the awards close on 22 March, with the shortlist announced 10 April ahead of the main event on Thursday, 16th May at Lancashire County Cricket Club’s The Point.

The evening promises to be the largest and most comprehensive gathering of media and creative industries folk in the North in 2013.

Co-hosting the awards are Jim Hancock and Beccy Meehan, with the legendary Clint Boon taking charge of the music once the ceremony is over.

Information on the 18 categories available to enter can be found here together with further detail on the judging panel, venue, entry deadlines and criteria and the presenters.