Empire named PPA consumer magazine of the year

Monthly film title Empire was named consumer magazine of the year at the PPA awards last night.

Bauer Media, publisher of Empire, collected a second prize at the gala ceremony hosted by the PPA, the magazine trade body, as weekly fashion title Grazia collected the award for editorial campaign of the year.

The consumer media brand of the year prize went to BBC Worldwide title Good Food.

Emap's Health Service Journal was named business media brand of the year. The publisher also picked up a second award when Violetta Boxill and Cecilia Lindgren were named business title designers of the year for their work on The Architectural Review.

Morgan Rees was named consumer magazine editor of the year for his work at the helm of Men's Health, a joint publishing venture between National Magazine Company and Rodale, one of the few men's titles to have grown circulation in recent years.

The National Magazine Company also collected a second award as Esquire contributor Rachel Cooke was named consumer magazine writer of the year.

Stuart Macdonald, from Inside Housing, was named business media editor of the year at the 1950s-themed ceremony held at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London.

Listings magazine Time Out collected two of the 22 prizes that were presented last night as it was named international consumer magazine of the year and contributor Michael Hodges was named consumer magazine columnist of the year.

Consumer publisher IPC Media also collected two awards at last night's event, the 30th in the PPA's history, as did Reed Business Information.

Full list of winners of The PPA Awards 2010:

Designer Of The Year (Business Media)

Violetta Boxill & Cecilia Lindgren, The Architectural Review, Emap

Designer Of The Year (Consumer Magazines)

Andrew Diprose, Wired, The Condé Nast Publications

Writer Of The Year (Business Media)

Sarah Richardson, Building, UBM Built Environment

Writer Of The Year (Consumer Magazines)

Rachel Cooke, Esquire, National Magazine Company

Columnist Of The Year (Business Media)

Ruth Mortimer, Marketing Week, Centaur Media

Columnist Of The Year (Consumer Magazines)

Michael Hodges, Time Out, Time Out

Publisher Of The Year (Business Media)

Edward Dimbylow, XpertHR.co.uk, Personnel Today & Personneltoday.com, Reed Business Information

Publisher Of The Year (Consumer Magazines)

Julie Lavington, Look, IPC Media

Publisher Of The Year (Annual Turnover Under £7 Million)

Adam Williams, Accounting & Business UK, ACCA

Business Web Service Of The Year

TES Connect (TES.co.uk), TSL Education

Consumer Website Of The Year

NME.com, IPC Media

Editorial Campaign Of The Year

Go Shopping Neutral, Grazia, Bauer Media

Editor Of The Year (Business Media)

Stuart Macdonald, Inside Housing, Ocean Media Group

Editor Of The Year (Consumer Magazines)

Morgan Rees, Men's Health, NatMag-Rodale

International Consumer Magazine Of The Year

Time Out, Time Out

Monthly Business Magazine Of The Year

Restaurant, William Reed Business Media

Specialist Consumer Magazine Of The Year

Cycling Plus, Future Publishing

Weekly Business Magazine Of The Year

Farmers Weekly, Reed Business Information

Customer Magazine Of The Year

Land Rover Onelife, Land Rover, Redwood

Consumer Magazine Of The Year

Empire, Bauer Media

Business Media Brand Of The Year

Health Service Journal, Emap Inform

Consumer Media Brand Of The Year

BBC Good Food, BBC Worldwide

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