THE PPA AWARDS 2015 SHORTLIST


The PPA would like to congratulate all of the publishing companies, brands, and individuals who have made it onto the shortlist for The PPA Awards 2015, the most prestigious awards in UK magazine media.

Our thanks to everyone who entered, and particularly to our panel of senior independent industry judges for their fantastic input.
 
 

BEST USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA 
Farmers Weekly, Reed Business Information

HIGHLY COMMENDED: FourFourTwo, Haymarket Media Group

WINNER: heat, Bauer Media

Homebuilding & Renovating, Centaur Media

Sainsbury's Magazine, Seven

Stylist, Shortlist Media

Sugarscape, Hearst Magazines UK

The Economist, The Economist

woman&home, Time Inc. (UK)


DESIGNER OF THE YEAR (BUSINESS MEDIA)

John Cottle, #studentfarmer, National Farmers' Union (NFU)

Sonny Dhamu, Inside Housing, Ocean Media Group

WINNER: Darren Endicott, Professional Manager, Think

Alison Fisher, Drapers, EMAP

Ravi Naidoo, Pulse, Cogora

Chris Rowe, Director, Institute of Directors


DESIGNER OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER MEDIA)

Kevin Fay, ShortList, Shortlist Media

Angela Lamb, Sainsbury's Magazine, Seven

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Christine Leech, Marie Claire, Time Inc. (UK)

Chris Lupton, Empire, Bauer Media

Rebecca Mason, PORTER, Net-A-Porter

Rob Milton, Cyclist, Dennis Publishing

WINNER: Stuart Selner, Cosmopolitan, Hearst Magazines UK

Suzanne Sykes, ELLE, Hearst Magazines UK

Nick Thackray, Women's Health, Hearst-Rodale

Clare Watters, John Lewis Edition, John Brown


WRITER OF THE YEAR (BUSINESS MEDIA)

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Nick Duxbury, Inside Housing, Ocean Media Group

Joey Gardiner, Building, UBM 

WINNER: James Halliwell, The Grocer, William Reed Business Media

Dan Howarth, Dezeen

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Gareth Iacobucci, The BMJ, BMJ 

Andy McNicoll, Community Care, Reed Business Information

Rakesh Ramchurn, Architects' Journal, EMAP

Jack Sidders, Estates Gazette, Reed Business Information

Emily Wright, Estates Gazette, Reed Business Information


WRITER OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER MEDIA)
Sanjiv Bhattacharya, Esquire, Hearst Magazines UK
Johnny Davis, Esquire, Hearst Magazines UK
Alexi Duggins, Time Out, Time Out Group
Amy Grier, Women's Health, Hearst-Rodale
Rosie Green, Red, Hearst Magazines UK
Simon Hattenstone, Radio Times, Immediate Media Co.
Jonathan Heaf, GQ, The Condé Nast Publications
Stuart McGurk, GQ, The Condé Nast Publications
João Medeiros, WIRED, The Condé Nast Publications
Nick Redman, The Sunday Times Travel Magazine, News UK
WINNER: Will Self, Esquire, Hearst Magazines UK
Oliver Smith, Lonely Planet Traveller, Immediate Media Co.

COLUMNIST OF THE YEAR (BUSINESS MEDIA)
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Stephen Carr, Farmers Weekly, Reed Business Information
Helen Edwards, Marketing, Haymarket Media Group
Mel Exon, Marketing, Haymarket Media Group
Will Harris, Marketing, Haymarket Media Group
Wendy Johnson, Learning Disability Practice, RCN Publishing
Adam Leyland, The Grocer, William Reed Business Media
Dr Margaret McCartney, The BMJ, BMJ
Rory Olcayto, Architects' Journal, EMAP
Dr Phil Peverley, Pulse, Cogora
WINNER: Mark Ritson, Marketing Week, Centaur Media
Vitali Vitaliev, E&T, The IET

COLUMNIST OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER MEDIA)
A A Gill, Esquire, Hearst Magazines UK
WINNER: Alison Graham , Radio Times, Immediate Media Co.
Gaby Hinsliff, Grazia, Bauer Media
Jeremy Langmead, Esquire, Hearst Magazines UK
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Lucy Mangan, Stylist, Shortlist Media
David Profumo, Country Life, Time Inc. (UK)
Polly Vernon, Grazia, Bauer Media
Danny Wallace, ShortList, Shortlist Media

TEAM LEADER OF THE YEAR (BUSINESS & CONSUMER MEDIA)
Alex Beaumont, Managing Director, cogora.com, Cogora
WINNER: Kathy Day, Managing Director, Radio Times, Immediate Media Co.
Lorraine Hendle, Managing Director, Retail & Manufacturing, William Reed Business Media
Julie Lavington, Publishing Director, LOOK, Time Inc. (UK)
Glenda Marchant, Publishing Director, Stylist, Shortlist Media
Katharine Plunkett, Managing Director, Centaur Marketing, Centaur Media
Nicholas Rapley, CEO, Open Door Media
Judith Secombe, Publishing Director, Good Housekeeping, Hearst Magazines UK
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Pete Wootton, Managing Director, Dennis Digital, Dennis Publishing

PUBLISHING INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR (ANNUAL TURNOVER UNDER £10M)
Jon Bickley, Anthem Publishing
Dan Davey, Progressive Customer Publishing
Alex Martinez, Procurement Leaders, Sigaria
WINNER: Nicholas Rapley, Open Door Media
Paul Rowney, PA Life, Forum Events
Tim Slee, Square Up Media
Utility Week, Faversham House
Elise Wells, Slimming World Magazine, Slimming World

DIGITAL INNOVATION OF THE YEAR (BUSINESS MEDIA)
foresightnews.com, Centaur Media
WINNER: HSJ Intelligence, EMAP
Procurement Leaders, Sigaria
The Drum
The Grocer, William Reed Business Media

DIGITAL INNOVATION OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER MEDIA)
BBCGoodFood.com, BBC Worldwide
Carbuyer, Dennis Publishing
Cook Edition, John Brown
GamesRadar+, Future
GossipCam, Now, Time Inc. (UK)
heatworld, heat, Bauer Media
Stylist, Shortlist Media
TechRadar, Future
WINNER: The Economist Espresso App, The Economist
Waitrose Kitchen App, John Brown

EVENT OF THE YEAR (BUSINESS MEDIA)
Company Car in Action, Bauer Media
Family Law Awards, Jordan Publishing
Fertile Minds, Farmers Weekly, Reed Business Information
Global Real Estate Debate, Estates Gazette, Reed Business Information
HSJ Awards, HSJ, EMAP
Pulse Live London, Pulse, Cogora
The Construction News Summit, Construction News, EMAP
WINNER: The Drum Live, The Drum
The Festival of Marketing, Econsultancy, Centaur Media
TTG Travel Awards, TTG Media
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Works Management Manufacturing Champions Awards, Findlay Media

EVENT OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER MEDIA)
Company #BSHS Bloggers Style the High Street, Company, Hearst Magazines UK
Fashfest, Cosmopolitan, Hearst Magazines UK
Grazia Mind The Pay Gap Campaign, Grazia, Bauer Media
Handmade, Wallpaper*, Time Inc. (UK)
InStyle Pre-BAFTA Party, InStyle, Time Inc. (UK)
Livingetc House Tours Plus, Livingetc, Time Inc. (UK)
NME Awards 2014, NME, Time Inc. (UK)
Red Women of the Year Awards, Red, Hearst Magazines UK
Silent Disco at the View from the Shard, Time Out, Time Out Group
The London Homebuilding & Renovating Show, Homebuilding & Renovating, Centaur Media
WINNER: The Photography Show, Future

GAMECHANGER OF THE YEAR
Forever Sports , Haymarket Media Group
FourFourTwo, Haymarket Media Group
Good Housekeeping Institute, Hearst Magazines UK
House Beautiful Homes, Hearst Magazines UK
HSJ Intelligence, EMAP
Planning, Haymarket Media Group
WINNER: PORTER, Net-A-Porter
TechRadar, Future Publishing 
The Drum
Victoria Archbold, Cosmopolitan, Hearst Magazines UK

EDITOR OF THE YEAR (BUSINESS MEDIA)
Jonathan Boyd, Investment Europe, Open Door Media
Adam Leyland, The Grocer, William Reed Business Media
Alastair McLellan, HSJ, EMAP
WINNER: Eric Musgrave, Drapers, EMAP
Rory Olcayto, Architects' Journal, EMAP
Nigel Praities, Pulse, Cogora
Sarah Richardson, Building, UBM
Dickon Ross, Engineering & Technology, The IET
Damian Wild, Estates Gazette, Reed Business Information
Anna Winston, Dezeen
Gordon Young, The Drum

EDITOR OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER MEDIA)
Gillian Carter, Good Food, BBC Worldwide/Immediate Media Co.
Jo Elvin, Glamour, The Condé Nast Publications
Clare Foggett, Garden News, Bauer Media
WINNER: Lindsay Nicholson, Good Housekeeping, Hearst Magazines UK
Karen Livermore, Woman Magazine, Time Inc. (UK)
Pete Muir, Cyclist, Dennis Publishing
Farrah Storr, Women's Health, Hearst-Rodale
Catherine Westwood, Woman's Own, Time Inc. (UK)
Hugo Wilson, Bike, Bauer Media
Toby Wiseman, Men's Health, Hearst-Rodale

FRONT COVER OF THE YEAR 
Country Life, Time Inc. (UK)
Crumbs, Media Clash
ELLE, Hearst Magazines UK
GQ, The Condé Nast Publications
N by Norwegian, Ink
Radio Times, Immediate Media Co.
Red, Hearst Magazines UK
WINNER: The Big Issue
Time Out, Time Out Group
ShortList, Shortlist Media

CUSTOMER MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR
Audi, Northstar
Food Service Consultant, Progressive Customer Publishing
Healthy, The River Group
High Life, Cedar Communications
HIGHLY COMMENDED: My VIP for Pets at Home, John Brown
Live from IKEA FAMILY, August
WINNER: N by Norwegian, Ink
Slimming World, Slimming World
The Experts on behalf of Flight Centre, August
Waitrose Kitchen, John Brown

SPECIALIST CONSUMER MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR
BBC Good Food, BBC Worldwide/Immediate Media Co.
BBC History Magazine, Immediate Media Co.
Bike, Bauer Media
WINNER: Cyclist, Dennis Publishing
Garden News, Bauer Media
House Beautiful, Hearst Magazines UK
Jamie Magazine
Livingetc, Time Inc. (UK)
Practical Classics, Bauer Media
Runner's World, Hearst-Rodale
Slimming World Magazine, Slimming World
The Sunday Times Travel Magazine, News UK

BUSINESS MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR
Architects' Journal, EMAP
Building, UBM
Construction News, EMAP
Drapers, EMAP
Estates Gazette, Reed Business Information
HSJ, EMAP
Pulse, Cogora
WINNER: The BMJ, BMJ
The Drum
The Grocer, William Reed Business Media

CONSUMER MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR
Country Life, Time Inc. (UK)
Esquire, Hearst Magazines UK
Good Housekeeping, Hearst Magazines UK
Tatler, The Condé Nast Publications
The Lady
WINNER: The Week, Dennis Publishing
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Time Out, Time Out Group
woman&home, Time Inc. (UK)
Woman's Own, Time Inc. (UK)
Women's Health, Hearst Magazines UK

INTERNATIONAL CONSUMER MEDIA BRAND OF THE YEAR
Digital Camera World, Future Publishing 
Evo, Dennis Publishing
FourFourTwo, Haymarket Media Group
WINNER: Jamie Magazine
The World in, The Economist
Time Out, Time Out Group

BUSINESS MEDIA BRAND OF THE YEAR
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Building, UBM
Estates Gazette, Reed Business Information
Farmers Weekly, Reed Business Information
Fashion Monitor, Centaur Media
Fleet News, Bauer Media
WINNER: HSJ, EMAP
Marketing, Haymarket Media Group
Procurement Leaders, Sigaria
The Drum
The Lawyer, Centaur Media

CONSUMER MEDIA BRAND OF THE YEAR
Auto Express, Dennis Publishing
Cosmopolitan, Hearst Magazines UK
Digital Camera World, Future
WINNER: Good Housekeeping, Hearst Magazines UK
Radio Times, Immediate Media Co.
Stylist, Shortlist Media
Time Out, Time Out Group
Woman Magazine, Time Inc. (UK)
woman&home, Time Inc. (UK)
Woman's Weekly, Time Inc. (UK)