Our team

We are a team of experienced writers, with the added benefit of a strong background in PR and communications.

Our blend of experience means that we understand the process of entering awards and know the words that make winners. By taking this job off your hands, we leave you free to concentrate on business, while simultaneously increasing your chances of success.

Over the past five years we’ve been successful in helping businesses from large international corporations to local councils and small businesses win awards.

Since 2012, >80% of the entries we write for clients are shortlisted, with c40% of these taking a prize (winner, runner-up, or highly commended).

Our Team

With more than 20 years’ experience in PR and communications, Louise Turner has written and won a wide range of awards. From utilities and construction, to business and product awards, Louise prides herself on challenging clients to ensure that there is evidence to support their claims. She also uses her nose for a story to uncover the projects that will entice judges to give you the best chance of winning an award.

Catherine Ross is a writer and communications expert with a passion for all things ethical. Her adaptable writing style is easily turned to writing awards and her extensive PR experience means she also seeks out the stories which make award entries irresistible. With a track-record of winning awards for her own work and a specialism in healthcare and the NHS, Catherine leaves no stone unturned in her assessment of awards potential.

Awards Writers Team Nicola Baker

Nicola Baker has 100% track record of writing award entries that have either shortlisted or won. Having won industry awards for her own work, Nicola loves to develop a powerful narrative in award entries backed up with evidence of impact, and has recently done so for The FA Grassroots Football Awards, CIPD People Management Awards, plus various marketing and diversity and inclusion awards.

Having won a clutch of industry awards for her own work, Karen Nijjar understands the value they can bring to organisations big and small. A former head of communications for a string of well-known brands, Karen brings her business strategy insight and experience spanning the cut-throat worlds of contact centres and recruitment, plus utilities and the NHS to award entries.

Harry Shelley is a former print and broadcast journalist and editor. Her trade has been words for, well, as long as she’s had a trade. Harry has held senior communications positions, including directorships, for NHS Trusts and commissioners working within specialist mental health and community NHS services. More than anything, she’s skilled at promoting organisations by telling the compelling stories of the people who work for them and the difference they make.

Kathy Sharpe is an experienced writer with over 18 years’ experience in marketing communications. She has a 100% success rate of writing awards submissions that get shortlisted for finals or win overall, including a PRWeek ‘Decade of Achievement’ Award for Internal Communications, Educate North Award, CIPR and CIM awards, and other specialist sector awards such an International Downtown Association (IDA) Excellence Award collected in Texas, USA.