Ingrid comperes hunt for the best

Ingrid Hagemann, who will present the 2014 Northumberland Business Awards.
Ingrid Hagemann, who will present the 2014 Northumberland Business Awards.

A well known face on TV will compere next month’s Northumberland Business Awards ceremony.

Ingrid Hagemann, a radio and television presenter for the last 22 years, will be leading the ceremony at Linden Hall when the county’s best in business will be recognised.

Born in the North East, Ingrid has been the face of netball coverage with Sky Sports for the last10 years.

She also hosts indoor hockey, British basketball, bowls and more.

On air since the age of 18, Ingrid has worked on brands such as Metro Radio, Kiss, Smash Hits, Capital FM– London, in the US and currently with BBC Newcastle.

There is still time to make a nomination for this year’s awards.

The event on Thursday, November 20, with a black tie dress code, will feature a gala dinner recognising and celebrating business excellence within Northumberland.

It is open to any businesses based in Northumberland.

Simply visit the website for further information and to submit your nominations, or alternatively, fill in the nomination form on this page and send it to the address marked on the form. The closing date is October 31.

The categories for the 2014 event are Small Business of the Year (under 10 employees); Business of the Year (11-plus employees); Employer of the Year; Apprentice/Trainee of the Year; Innovation Award; New Business (under two years); Best Green Business Award; Exporter of the Year; Leisure Award; Creative Industries Award and Lifetime Achievement Award.

The awards are organised by Northeast Press, publisher of the Northumberland Gazette, Morpeth Herald and News Post Leader, and Tweeddale Press, publisher of the Berwick Advertiser.