The Winners

Congratulations to all of the winners of The PPA Awards 2016, the most important celebration of the world-class talent in the UK's professional publishing community. This iconic event recognises and rewards genuine excellence amongst the Editors, designers, publishing teams, and brands that are performing at the very top of their game. We look forward to seeing you again in 2017!

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PPA Hall of Fame
KEVIN HAND
(AWARD ACCEPTED BY FIONA HAND)
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Best Use of Social Media
RADIO TIMES TV CHAMPION
IMMEDIATE MEDIA CO
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Designer of the Year (Business Media)
CHRISTIE FERDINANDO
MODUS, SUNDAY
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Designer of the Year (Consumer Media)
NATASHA TOMALIN
STYLIST, SHORTLIST MEDIA
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Writer of the Year (Business Media)
KATE MAGEE
CAMPAIGN, HAYMARKET MEDIA GROUP
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Writer of the Year (Consumer Media)
LOTTE JEFFS
ELLE, HEARST MAGAZINES UK
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Columnist of the Year (Business Media)
DR MARGARET McCARTNEY
THE BMJ, BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP
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Columnist of the Year (Consumer Media)
MELINDA STEVENS
CONDÉ NAST TRAVELLER, THE CONDÉ NAST PUBLICATIONS
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The PPA Great Leap Forward
ANN SHUTTLEWORTH & KATHRYN GODFREY
NURSING TIMES, PLEXUS, ASCENTIAL PLC
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Team Leader of the Year
MARIAM AHMED
SHORTLIST MEDIA
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Publishing Innovator of the Year (Annual Turnover Under £10m)
JONATHAN BOLTON
BROMLEIGH HOUSE
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Digital Innovation of the Year (Business Media)
GLENIGAN
PLEXUS, ASCENTIAL PLC
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Digital Innovation of the Year (Consumer Media)
CAR
BAUER MEDIA
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Event of the Year (Business Media)
SPEAKING UP: WHAT'S THE IMPACT OF THE MODERN WORKPLACE ON OUR MENTAL HEALTH?
HAYMARKET MEDIA GROUP
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Event of the Year (Consumer Media)
THE PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW
FUTURE
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PPA Chairman's Award
WHAT’S ON TV
TIME INC. UK
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Editor of the Year (Business Media)
JENNI MIDDLETON
NURSING TIMES, PLEXUS, ASCENTIAL PLC
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Editor of the Year (Consumer Media)
ALEXANDRA SHULMAN
VOGUE, THE CONDÉ NAST PUBLICATIONS
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Customer Magazine of the Year
SLIMMING WORLD MAGAZINE
SLIMMING WORLD
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Specialist Consumer Magazine of the Year
CYCLIST
DENNIS PUBLISHING
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Business Magazine of the Year
PULSE
COGORA
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Consumer Magazine of the Year
WOMEN'S HEALTH
HEARST-RODALE
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Front Cover of the Year - Bronze
STYLIST
SHORTLIST MEDIA
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Front Cover of the Year - Silver
NME
TIME INC. UK
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Front Cover of the Year - Gold
FOURFOURTWO
HAYMARKET MEDIA GROUP
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International Consumer Media Brand of the Year
CYCLIST
DENNIS PUBLISHING
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Business Media Brand of the Year
RETAIL WEEK
PLEXUS, ASCENTIAL PLC
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Consumer Media Brand of the Year
AUTO EXPRESS
DENNIS PUBLISHING
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The Shortlists

Hover over each category to see the shortlisted entries

BEST USE OF
SOCIAL MEDIA
  • EG Rising Stars, RBI
  • Mr Porter #Shoegame, The Net-A-Porter Group
  • WINNER Radio Times TV Champion, Immediate Media Co
  • Red's Smart Women Week, Hearst Magazines UK
  • Stylist Live, Shortlist Media
  • The Economist Independence Social Media Campaign, The Economist Group
  • Ultimate Woman, Hearst Magazines UK
  • Vogue Video On YouTube, The Condé Nast Publications

DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
(Consumer Media)
  • Eric Campbell, Hot Rum Cow, White Light Media
  • Kevin Fay, ShortList, Shortlist Media
  • Simon Freeborough, NME, Time Inc. UK
  • Joanna Goodby, Harper's Bazaar, Hearst Magazines UK
  • Andrew Jackson, Jamie Magazine, Jamie Magazine
  • Katie Johnson, Reader’s Digest, Reader’s Digest
  • Chris Lupton, Empire, Bauer Media
  • Suzanne Sykes, ELLE, Hearst Magazines UK
  • WINNER Natasha Tomalin, Stylist, Shortlist Media
  • Dale Walker, Woman, Time Inc. UK
  • Clare Watters, John Lewis Edition, John Brown Media

DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
(Business Media)
  • Carlo Apostoli, onoffice, Media 10
  • Chris Barker, People Management, Haymarket Media Group
  • Sonny Dhamu, Inside Housing, Ocean Media Group
  • WINNER Christie Ferdinando, Modus, Sunday
  • Judy Kenny, Lighting, Revo Media Partners
  • Toby Lea, NFU Poultry, National Farmers' Union
  • Chris Rowe, Director, Director Publications

WRITER OF THE YEAR
(Consumer Media)
  • Chris Ayres, GQ, The Condé Nast Publications
  • Andrew Dickens, ShortList, Shortlist Media
  • Chris Hewitt, Empire, Bauer Media
  • WINNER Lotte Jeffs, ELLE, Hearst Magazines UK
  • Alexandra Jones, Stylist, Shortlist Media
  • Tim Lewis, Esquire, Hearst Magazines UK
  • Corinne Redfern, Marie Claire, Time Inc. UK
  • Will Self, Esquire, Hearst Magazines UK

WRITER OF THE YEAR
(Business Media)
  • Tom Banks, Design Week, Centaur Media
  • Sarah Calkin, Local Government Chronicle, Plexus, Ascential Group
  • Joe Curtis, IT Pro, Dennis Publishing
  • Sarah Dawood, Design Week, Centaur Media
  • Martin Hilditch, Inside Housing, Ocean Media Group
  • Gareth Iacobucci, The BMJ, BMJ Publishing Group
  • Ike Ijeh, Building, UBM
  • Seb Joseph, The Drum, Carnyx Group
  • WINNER Kate Magee, Campaign, Haymarket Media Group
  • Maisie McCabe, Campaign, Haymarket Media Group
  • Jane McCallion, IT Pro, Dennis Publishing
  • Alexander Peace, Estates Gazette, RBI
  • Amber Rolt, Estates Gazette, RBI
  • Emily Wright, Estates Gazette, RBI

COLUMNIST OF THE YEAR
(Consumer Media)
  • Monty Don, Gardeners' World, Immediate Media Co
  • AA Gill, Esquire, Hearst Magazines UK
  • Sali Hughes, The Pool, The Pool
  • Lucy Mangan, Stylist, Shortlist Media
  • Tony Parsons, GQ, The Condé Nast Publications
  • WINNER Melinda Stevens, Condé Nast Traveller, The Condé Nast Publications
  • Polly Vernon, Grazia, Bauer Media

COLUMNIST OF THE YEAR
(Business Media)
  • Clem Chambers, E&T Magazine, The Institution of Engineering & Technology
  • Ashley Friedlein, Econsultancy, Centaur Media
  • Max Gosney, Works Management, MA Business
  • Liz Hamson, Property Week, Metropolis International Group
  • Maisie McCabe, Campaign, Haymarket Media Group
  • WINNER Dr Margaret McCartney, The BMJ, BMJ Publishing Group
  • Mark Ritson, Marketing Week, Centaur Media
  • Vitali Vitaliev, E&T Magazine, The Institution of Engineering & Technology

TEAM LEADER OF THE YEAR
(Consumer & Business Media)
  • WINNER Mariam Ahmed, Shortlist Media
  • James Burnay, Dennis Publishing
  • Ed Craig, Haymarket Media Group
  • Julian Lloyd Evans, Dennis Publishing
  • Glenda Marchant, Shortlist Media
  • Jess McCabe, Ocean Media Group
  • Dharmesh Mistry, Dennis Publishing
  • Kerin O’Connor, Dennis Publishing
  • Amanda Williams, The Institution of Engineering & Technology

PUBLISHING INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR
(Annual Turnover Under £10m)
  • WINNER Jonathan Bolton, Bromleigh House
  • Julia Carrick, Country & Town House
  • Open Door Media, Open Door Media Publishing
  • The Drum, Carnyx Group
  • Ken Finlayson, Finlayson Media Communications
  • Elise Wells, Slimming World

DIGITAL INNOVATION OF THE YEAR
(Consumer Media)
  • Boat International, Boat International Media
  • WINNER Car, Bauer Media
  • The Economist Films, The Economist Group
  • Powder, Time Inc. UK
  • The Pool, The Pool
  • Waitrose Food Magazine App, John Brown Media

DIGITAL INNOVATION OF THE YEAR
(Business Media)
  • Equo, Time Inc. UK
  • WINNER Glenigan, Plexus, Ascential Group
  • Incisive's Realtime Socially-Enhanced Lead Generation And Content Syndication, Incisive Media
  • Inside Housing, Ocean Media Group
  • Nursing Times, Plexus, Ascential Group
  • Portfolio Advisor, Last Word Media
  • Retail Week Prospect, Plexus, Ascential Group
  • Student BMJ/Medical School Selector, BMJ Publishing Group
  • The Lawyer Market Intelligence, Centaur Media

EVENT OF THE YEAR
(Consumer Media)
  • Classic & Sports Car: The London Show, Haymarket Media Group
  • Cosmopolitan #FashFest, Hearst Magazines UK
  • Men's Health Survival Of The Fittest, Hearst-Rodale
  • Motorcycle News Festival 2015, Bauer Media
  • Radio Times Festival, Immediate Media Co
  • Stylist Live, Shortlist Media
  • The LRO Show 2015, Bauer Media
  • WINNER The Photography Show 2015, Future Publishing
  • The Wallpaper* Arcade, Time Inc. UK
  • Your Horse Live, Bauer Media

EVENT OF THE YEAR
(Business Media)
  • Citywealth Power Women Awards 2015, Jones Publishing
  • Cotswold Life Engineering, Manufacturing & Innovation Awards, Archant
  • Do It Day, The Drum, Carnyx Group
  • The Festival of Marketing, Centaur Media
  • Fundraising Week, Haymarket Media Group
  • Funds Society Fund Selector Summit Miami 2015, Open Door Media
  • Health Investor Awards, Investor Publishing
  • IFSEC International, UBM
  • Safety and Health Expo, UBM
  • WINNER Speaking Up: What's The Impact Of The Modern Workplace On Our Mental Health?, Haymarket Media Group
  • The Most Important 48 Hours in Retail, Retail Week, Plexus, Ascential Group

THE PPA GREAT LEAP
FORWARD AWARD
  • WINNER Ann Shuttleworth and Kathryn Godfrey, Plexus, Ascential Group
  • Dennis Publishing, Dennis Publishing
  • Farrah Storr, Hearst Magazines UK
  • Jonathan Bolton, Bromleigh House
  • Kate Furey, Lions Festivals
  • Mike Williams, Time Inc. UK

EDITOR OF THE YEAR
(Consumer Media)
  • Tony Chambers, Wallpaper*, Time Inc. UK
  • Peter Hart, Top of the Pops Magazine, Immediate Media Co
  • Mark Hedges, Country Life, Time Inc. UK
  • Paul McNamee, The Big Issue, The Big Issue
  • Ben Preston, Radio Times, Immediate Media Co
  • WINNER Alexandra Shulman, Vogue, The Condé Nast Publications
  • Lisa Smosarski, Stylist, Shortlist Media
  • Farrah Storr, Cosmopolitan, Hearst Magazines UK
  • Elise Wells, Slimming World, Slimming World
  • Mike Williams, NME, Time Inc. UK
  • Lucy Yeomans, PORTER, The Net-A-Porter Group

EDITOR OF THE YEAR
(Business Media)
  • Matthew Billingsley, Student BMJ, BMJ Publishing Group
  • Stefan Chomka, Restaurant Magazine, William Reed
  • Lysanne Currie, Director, Director Publications
  • Robert Jeffery, People Management, Haymarket Media Group
  • Stephen Lepitak, The Drum, Carnyx Group
  • Emma Maier, Inside Housing, Ocean Media Group
  • WINNER Jenni Middleton, Nursing Times, Plexus, Ascential Group
  • Angus Montgomery, Design Week, Centaur Media Media
  • Christine Murray, The Architectural Review, Plexus, Ascential Group
  • Nigel Praities, Pulse, Cogora
  • Sarah Richardson, Building, UBM

FRONT COVER
OF THE YEAR
  • Country Life, Time Inc. UK
  • GOLD WINNER FourFourTwo, Haymarket Media Group
  • Harper’s Bazaar, Hearst Magazines UK
  • heat, Bauer Media
  • Hot Rum Cow, White Light Media
  • Kent Life, Archant Life
  • SILVER WINNER NME, Time Inc. UK
  • ShortList, Shortlist Media
  • BRONZE WINNER Stylist, Shortlist Media
  • The Economist, The Economist Group

CUSTOMER MAGAZINE
OF THE YEAR
  • &London, Sunday
  • Club Life, CSMA Club
  • John Lewis Cook Edition, John Brown Media
  • John Lewis Edition, John Brown Media
  • Modus, Sunday
  • My VIP, John Brown Media
  • Sainsbury's Magazine, Seven
  • WINNER Slimming World, Slimming World
  • Walk, The River Group
  • Work, Haymarket Media Group

SPECIALIST CONSUMER
MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR
  • WINNER Cyclist, Dennis Publishing
  • First News, First News (UK)
  • Girl Talk, Immediate Media Co
  • Healthy, The River Group
  • MOJO, Bauer Media
  • Octane, Dennis Publishing
  • Practical Classics, Bauer Media
  • Slimming World, Slimming World
  • T3, Future Publishing
  • The Beano, DC Thomson & Co

BUSINESS MAGAZINE
OF THE YEAR
  • Architects' Journal, Plexus, Ascential Group
  • Architectural Review, Plexus, Ascential Group
  • Director, Director Publications
  • Inside Housing, Ocean Media Group
  • onoffice, Media 10
  • People Management, Haymarket Media Group
  • WINNER Pulse, Cogora
  • Restaurant Magazine, William Reed

CONSUMER MAGAZINE
OF THE YEAR
  • The Big Issue, The Big Issue
  • Empire, Bauer Media
  • Esquire, Hearst Magazines UK
  • Good Homes, Media 10
  • Good Housekeeping, Hearst Magazines UK
  • Harper's Bazaar, Hearst Magazines UK
  • PORTER, The Net-A-Porter Group
  • Radio Times, Immediate Media Co
  • Stylist, Shortlist Media
  • The Week, Dennis Publishing
  • Vogue, The Condé Nast Publications
  • WINNER Women's Health, Hearst-Rodale

INTERNATIONAL CONSUMER
MEDIA BRAND OF THE YEAR
  • WINNER Cyclist, Dennis Publishing
  • FourFourTwo, Haymarket Media Group
  • Jamie Magazine, Jamie Magazine
  • Stylist, Shortlist Media
  • The World In, The Economist Group
  • Top Gear, Immediate Media Co
  • Wallpaper*, Time Inc. UK

BUSINESS MEDIA BRAND
OF THE YEAR
  • Architectural Review, Plexus, Ascential Group
  • The BMJ, BMJ Publishing Group
  • Building, UBM
  • Computing, Incisive Media
  • Fleet News, Bauer Media
  • Pulse, Cogora
  • WINNER Retail Week, Plexus, Ascential Group
  • The Drum, Carnyx Group
  • The Lawyer, Centaur Media

CONSUMER MEDIA
BRAND OF THE YEAR
  • WINNER Auto Express, Dennis Publishing
  • Good Housekeeping, Hearst Magazines UK
  • Grazia, Bauer Media
  • Men's Health, Hearst-Rodale
  • Motorcycle News, Bauer Media
  • NME, Time Inc. UK
  • Radio Times, Immediate Media Co
  • Stylist, Shortlist Media
  • T3, Future Publishing
  • The Week, Dennis Publishing
  • Vogue, The Condé Nast Publications

Event Partners

  • Adestra
  • Air Business
  • Merit
  • York Mailing Group
abc
Abstrakt
Affino
AND
Ascendia
Bopgun
Buxton
CDS Global
Celloglas
CLA
Denmaur Independent Papers
Dovetail
DSB.net
Huntwood Associates
Ingenta
LiveIntent
Makemedia
Nemorin
Olympia
Pensord
Publishers Licensing Society
Pugpig
Quad Graphics
RBS
Sublime Skinz
White Space Creative Solutions
Zuora