Gazette up for awards double

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THE Whitby Gazette is celebrating after receiving two places in the finals of a prestigious regional media awards.

The O2 media awards will see TV, radio and print journalists from Yorkshire and the Humber go head to head, with the Gazette battling BBC Radio Sheffield and BBC Look North for Editorial Team of the Year.

Reporter Karl Hansell is also a finalist in the Young Journalist of the Year (Weekly Newspapers) category.

The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony at York Racecourse on Thursday 14 July.