Press Gazette pair in running for mag industry “oscars”

The Periodical Publishers Association has unveiled the shortlist for this year’s PPA Awards, with two Press Gazette writers in the running for prizes in the B2B categories.

Dominic Ponsford, Press Gazette’s deputy news editor, is up for a B2B Writer of the Year Award, while columnist The Grey Cardigan is shortlisted for the B2B columnist of the year prize.

In consumer magazines, Emap has pulled in a string of nominations: in the consumer magazine of the year category for Arena, Closer and Grazia; specialist consumer magazine of the year, for Bike, Empire and Kerrang!; and consumer editor of the year, for Jane Johnson at Closer, Colin Kennedy at Empire, Ian Foster at Match and Jane Bruton at Grazia.

The awards will be presented on Wednesday May 3 at The Grosvenor House, London.

The full shortlist follows:

Consumer magazine: Arena (Emap); Closer (Emap); Grazia (Emap); Nuts (IPC); Pick Me Up (IPC); Red (Hachette Filipacchi); The Week (Dennis); Good Housekeeping (The National Magazine Company)

Weekly B2B magazine: The Architects’ Journal (Emap); Building (CMPi); Campaign (Haymarket); Farmers Weekly (RBI); Investment Week (Incisive); Property Week (CMPi); Third Sector (Haymarket)

Monthly B2B magazine: Business Life (Cedar); Chemistry World (RSC); Creative Head Magazine (Alfol); Insurance Age (Incisive); Management Today (Haymarket); Real Business (Caspian); Retail Jeweller (Emap); RIBA Journal (CMPi)

Customer magazine: Army (Haymarket for the British Army); High Life (Cedar for British Airways); Onelife (Redwood for Land Rover); M-real (John Brown Citrus for M-real); Sainsbury’s Magazine (Seven); Toni & Guy Magazine (Publicis Blueprint); Waitrose Food Illustrated (John Brown Citrus); Your Family (Redwood for NSPCC)

Consumer specialist magazine: Bike (Emap); Empire (Emap); Gardeners’ World (BBC); Kerrang! (Emap); NME (IPC); Simply Knitting (Future); Stuff (Haymarket); Top Gear (BBC); You & Your Wedding (The National Magazine Company)

Consumer lifestyle magazine: Conde Nast Traveller (Conde Nast); Country Living (The National Magazine Company); Delicious (Seven); Elle Decoration (Hachette Filipacchi); House & Garden (Conde Nast); Livingetc (IPC); Wallpaper* (IPC); Woman & Home (IPC) I

Interactive consumer magazine: Bliss – blissmag.co.uk (Emap); Empire – empireonline.com (Emap); Maxim – maximmag.co.uk (Dennis); New Scientist – newscientist.com (RBI); Radio Times – radiotimes.com (BBC); Top Gear – topgear.com (BBC); Xbox 360 – oxm.co.uk (Future)

Interactive B2B magazine: Accountancy Age – accountancyage.com (VNU); Community Care – communitycare.co.uk (RBI); Epolitix – epolitix.com (Dod’s Parliamentary Communications); Personnel Today – personneltoday.com (RBI); The Lawyer – thelawyer.com (Centaur); Workplace Law Magazine – workplacelaw.net (Workplace Law Group)

International consumer magazine: T3 (Future); Boat International (Edisea); FHM (Emap); Hello! (Hello!); Maxim (Dennis); Mojo (Emap); Top Gear (BBC); Wallpaper* (IPC) International B2B magazine: Flight International (RBI); Meed (Emap); Risk (Incisive); Screen International (Emap); Strategic Risk (Newsquest)

Consumer publisher: Jessica Burley, Reveal (ACP-NatMag); Jamie Bill, GQ (Conde Nast); Kathy Day, Radio Times (BBC); Eric Fuller, NME (IPC); Tess Macleod Smith, Harpers & Queen (The National Magazine Company); Adam Waddell, Top Gear (BBC); Sophie Wybrew-Bond, Closer (Emap)

B2B publisher: Richard Baker, Meed (Emap); Adrian Barrick, Building (CMPi); Debra Doran, Mobile (Noble House Media); Trevor Parker, Farmers Weekly (RBI); Kumaran Ramanathan, Accountancy Age and Financial Director (VNU); Jonathan Stock, The Architects’ Journal (Emap)

Consumer editor: Jane Bruton, Grazia (Emap); Ian Foster, Match (Emap); Phil Hilton, Nuts (IPC); Gill Hudson, Radio Times (BBC); Jane Johnson, Closer (Emap); Colin Kennedy, Empire (Emap); Conor McNicholas, NME (IPC); June Smith-Sheppard, Pick Me Up (IPC)

B2B Editor: Isabel Allen, The Architects’ Journal (Emap); Giles Barrie, Property Week (CMPi); Claire Beale, Campaign (Haymarket); Stephen Cook, Third Sector (Haymarket); Julian Hunt, The Grocer (William Reed); Jane King, Farmers Weekly (RBI); Mark Lewis, Caterer & Hotelkeeper (RBI)

Consumer writer: Steve Beale, Arena (Emap); Alex Bilmes, GQ (Conde Nast); Sally Brampton, Easy Living (Conde Nast); Graham Lawton, New Scientist (RBI); Piers Morgan, GQ (Conde Nast); Dan Rookwood, Men’s Health (NatMag Rodale); Shona Sibary, Woman & Home (IPC); David Whitehouse, Maxim (Dennis)

B2B writer: Joey Gardiner, Regeneration & Renewal (Haymarket); George MacDonald, Retail Week (Emap); Charles Orton-Jones, Real Business (Caspian); Dominic Ponsford, Press Gazette (Press Gazette); Catherine Slessor, The Architectural Review (Emap); Natalie Valios, Community Care (RBI)

Consumer designer: Vanessa Avery, Country Living (The National Magazine Company); Marissa Bourke, Elle (Hachette Filiapacchi); Alex Breuer, Esquire (The National Magazine Company); Elizabeth Galbraith, Olive (BBC); Caroline Harrington, Homes & Gardens (IPC); Marc Jones, NME (IPC); Garry Mears, Bike (Emap); Darren Phillips, Edge (Future); Neil Singleton, Mountain Bike Rider (IPC); Paul Solomons, GQ (Conde Nast); Suzanne Sykes, Grazia (Emap)

B2B Designer: Hugh Anderson, Farmers Weekly (RBI); Jan Brown, Management Today (Haymarket); Kate Collins, Personnel Today (RBI); Ivan Cottrell, Design Week (Centaur); Sarah Douglas, The Architects’ Journal (Emap); Jon Hill, Environmental Health Practitioner (Chadwick House Group); Judy Kenny, Lighting (Emap); Richard Krzyzak, Property Week (CMPi); Michael Sullivan, Retail Week (Emap)

Publisher (for companies with fewer than 50 staff): Beverley Cuddy, Dogs Today (Pet Subjects); Debra Doran, Mobile (Noble House Media); Ken Finlayson, Dentistry (FMC); Lyn Hughes, Wanderlust (Wanderlust Publications); Justin Lawson, Investor Services Journal (Investor Intelligence)

Editorial campaign: Computer aid, Computing (UK) (VNU); Making the tax system work, Computer Weekly (RBI); Manifesto for GPs, Pulse (CMPi); More women in architecture, Building Design (CMPi); Reform the regs, Building (CMPi); Save Gipsy Moth IV, Yachting Monthly (IPC); Stand up, speak out, Sugar (Hachette Filipacchi); The toll tax, Motor Transport (RBI); Vaccination isn’t sexy, Prima Baby (The National Magazine Company)

Consumer specialist writer: Nick Bradshaw, Men’s Health (Natmag Rodale); David Glenn, Yachting World (IPC); Alison Graham, Radio Times (BBC); David Hepworth, The Word (Development Hell); Jock Howard, Golf World (Emap); Julian Keeling, Esquire (The National Magazine Company); Jeremy Musson, Country Life (IPC); Nigel Slater, Sainsbury’s Magazine (Seven)

B2B columnist: Tony Bingham, Building (CMPi); Jeremy Bullmore, Management Today (Haymarket); The Grey Cardigan, Press Gazette (Press Gazette); Liam Farrell, GP (Haymarket); Viv Groskop, Business Life (Cedar); Margaret Heffernan, Real Business (Cedar); Phil Peverley, Pulse (CMPi); David Richardson, Farmers Weekly (RBI)

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