Baldy Blogger receives posthumous journalism award

Adrian Sudbury, the digital journalist for the Huddersfield examiner who died in August from leukaemia, was named Yorkshire journalist of the year at an awards ceremony last night, HoldtheFrontPage reports.

Sudbury was awarded the Yorkshire press award following his campaign, orchestrated through Baldy’s Blog, to improve bone marrow donation education in schools and colleges.

An award has also be renamed in Sudbury’s memory – the Adrian Sudbury Daily Feature Writer of the Year Award, which went to the Yorkshire Post’s Nick Ahad.

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