Glamour, Chat, Heat, Now, Community Care and The Publican are among the titles shortlisted in magazine of the year categories in this year’s PPA awards.
The Periodical Publishers Association revealed the shortlists – which include Press Gazette editor Ian Reeves in the business writer of the year category – after seeing nearly 900 entries.
The presenter of Live and BBC One’s Fame Academy, Patrick Kielty, will present the awards at a ceremony on 7 May at Grosvenor House, London’s Park Lane.
Consumer magazine: Chat; Now; Ideal Home; FHM; Heat; Red; Glamour and Radio Times.
Consumer specialist magazine: Another Magazine; ei8ht; New Consumer; New Scientist; SFX, Toxic and Uncut.
International consumer magazine: House & Garden; Maxim; Uncut; The World of Interiors and World Soccer.
Customer magazine: Animal Action; Army; United Review; Boots Health and Beauty; Volvo Magazine; Business Edge; Homelife; Sky The Magazine; Waitrose Food Illustrated.
Interactive Consumer Magazine: Computer and Video Games (www.computerandvideogames.com), Dennis; Cross Stitching (www.cross-stitching.com), Origin; FHM (www.fhm.com), Emap; Hello! (www.hellomagazine.com), Hello!; Men’s Health (www.menshealth.co.uk), Rodale; New Scientist (www.newscientist.com), Reed Business Information; NME (www.nme.com), IPC Ignite!; Radio Times (www.radiotimes.com), BBC Worldwide.
Editor of the Year (consumer): Jo Elvin, Glamour; Jane Ennis, Now; Mark Frith, Heat; Allan Jones, Uncut; Paul Merrill, Chat; Orlando Murrin, BBC Good Food; Marie O’Riordan, Marie Claire; Jane Parbury, Ideal Home; Neil Patrick, Yours.
Publisher of the Year (consumer): Karen Borsberry-Woods, Digital Photo; James Carter, FHM; Sarah Fisher, Now; Eric Fuller, Uncut; Justine Southall, Company; Louise Matthews, Heat; Ashley Munday, Radio Times; Yvonne Ramsden, Ideal Home; Neil Robinson, NME. Specialist writer of the year (consumer): Tony Parsons, GQ; Clarissa Hyman, Country Living Magazine; Jeremy Clarkson, Top Gear; Paul Mahoney, Golf World; Andrew Jefford; Waitrose Food Illustrated; Robert Matthews, Focus; Adrian Tierney-Jones, The Field.
Writer of the year (consumer): E Jane Dickson, Radio Times; Kate Finnegan, Elle; Graham Lawton, New Scientist; AA Gill, GQ; Martin Deeson, GQ; Harriet Green, Harpers & Queen.
Designer of the year (consumer): Simon Brown, Jack; Steve Neaves, Maxim; Brian Saffer, Waitrose Food Illustrated; Jo Sams, Elle; Geoff Waring, Glamour; Lynn Watt, Volvo Magazine; Peter Winterbottom, CondÃ© Nast Traveller.
Business & Professional magazine: Building; Community Care; Farmer’s Guardian; The Grocer; Investment Week; Management Today; Nursery World; The Publican; Retail Week.
International Business Magazine: The Banker, Jane’s Defence Weekly, Media & Marketing Europe, Meed, Portfolio International, Risk, Screen International.
Interactive Business Magazine: Accountancy Age; Estates Gazette; Independent Retail News; Meed; Nursing Times; PC Pro; Personnel Today; Total Telecom.
Editor of the year (business & professional): Adrian Barrick, Building; Denise Chevin, Housing Today; Andy Cook, Insurance Times; Colin Cooper, GP; Eric Musgrave, Draper’s Record; Polly Neate, Community Care; Richard Siddle, Independent Retail News.
Publisher of the year (business & professional): Celine Connell, Risk; Penny Guest, Property Week; James Hanbury, Multi Manager; Jeremy Knight, Real Deals; Quentine Long, MIS UK; Steve Newbold, Draper’s Record; Eddie O’Sullivan, Meed; Nick Rapley, Investment Week.
Columnist of the year (business & professional): Daniel Allen, Nursing Standard; Dr Tony Copperfield, Doctor; Jeremy Bullmore, Management Today; Jon Honeyball, PC Pro; Guy Smith, Arable Farming; Evan Davis, Moneywise.
Writer of the year (business & professional): Katherine Bateson, Intra; Ian Reeves, Press Gazette; James Hooker, Lighting Equipment News; Sean Barry, Construction News; Giles Barrie, Property Week; Marcus Fairs, Building; Nicole Pedersen-McKinnon, Money Management; Neil Hallows, BMA News.
Designer of the year (business & professional): Nick Bell, Eye; Matt Crane, Interior Motives; Esterson Lackersteen & Jon Hill, Intra; Jim McClure, Reuters Magazine; John Poile, Director; Henry Redman, Nikon Pro; Jason Simmons, Mac User.
Editorial campaign of the year: “Action Week 2002”, Independent Retail News; “Byers Beware”, Property Week; “Changing Minds”, Community Care; “Give A Dog a Home”, The Field; “Nurses’ Pay”, Nursing Standard; “One Strike and You’re Out”, Chat; “Refugees in Employment”, Personnel Today.
Publisher of the year (for companies with fewer than 50 employees): Kath Acres, New Start; Lisa Doerr, French Magazine; Ken Finlayson, Dentistry; Andy Ford, Ace Tennis Magazine; Tony Harris, Sailing Today; Alan Whibley, Farm Business.