New Talent 2013

The Winners!

The winners of this year's New Talent Awards were unveiled at a ceremony at The Brewery on February 12.

Congratulations to all our winners, all those that were highly commended entries and to everyone who made the shortlist.

The full list of winners is below.

The Winners!

Most Promising Student Of The Year (Undergraduate)

Sponsored by immediate Media Co

WINNER: Natalie Mortimer, University of Central Lancashire (Collected on her behalf by Cath Darby Senior Lecturer at UCLan)

PPAMost Promising Student of the Year (Postgraduate)

Supported by The PPA

WINNER: Ben Riley-Smith, City University, London

HIGHLY COMMENDED: David Woode, City University, London

New Marketing Executive of the Year

Sponsored by Magzter

WINNER: Samantha Book, Creative Group, Future Publishing

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Nicola Barrett, TopGear& Lonely Planet Traveller BBC Worldwide/Immediate Media Co

New Direct Marketing Executive of the Year

Sponsored by CIRCDATA

WINNER: Nina Braham, IPC Direct, IPC Media

New Ad Manager of the Year

Sponsored by ABC

WINNER: Claire O'Farrell, The Big Issue, Dennis Publishing

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Leila Kojouri, Horse & Hound, IPC Media

New Sales Executive of the Year

Sponsored by Discover Digital

WINNER: Natalie Williams, IPC Media

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Lizzie Batchelor, Radio Times, Immediate Media Co

New Classified Sales Executive of the Year

Sponsored by Anderson Norton Design (AND)

WINNER: Rebecca Wheeler, Immediate Media Co

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Felicity Perrett, Hearst Magazines UK

New Designer of the Year

Sponsored by UPM

WINNER: Rachel Bayly, BBC Good Food Magazine, BBC Worldwide/Immediate Media Co

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Simeon Brody, Reed Business Information

White Space logoNew Business Features Journalist of the Year

Sponsored by White Space

WINNER: Gemma Mackenzie, Farmers Weekly, Reed Business Information

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Sarah Stewart, Property Week, UBM

Dovetail LogoNew Business Journalist of the Year

Sponsored by Dovetail

WINNER: Shaun Lintern, Nursing Times & Health Service Journal, EMAP

QuadrantNew Consumer Specialist/Customer Journalist of the Year

Sponsored by Quadrant

WINNER: James Paterson, Practical Photoshop, Future Publishing

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Anita Bhagwandas, Stylist, Shortlist Media
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Ruth Emmett, Runner's World, Hearst-Rodale

New Consumer Journalist of the Year

Sponsored by Dennis Publishing

WINNER: Ellie Rose, Reader's Digest, Vivat DirectSignature Publishing

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Lizzie Pook, Stylist, Shortlist Media
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Moya Sarner, Good Housekeeping, Hearst magazines UK

New Sub-Editor Of The Year

Sponsored by air business

WINNER: Sheli Rodney, Property Week, UBM

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Danielle Richardson, Shortlist, Shortlist Media

New Section Editor Of The Year

Sponsored by Polestar


WINNER: Lydia Stockdale, Inside Housing, Ocean Media Group

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Kirsty McGregor, Community Care, Reed Business Information


New Editor Of The Year

Sponsored by Pensord

WINNER: Ruth Smith, Community Care, Reed Business Information

Grand prix 2013

Sponsored by Future

WINNER: Ruth Smith, Community Care, Reed Business Information


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