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AOP Digital Publishing Awards 2018 – shortlist announced

The AOP has announced the shortlist for its 2018 Digital Publishing Awards. The winners will be unveiled on 27 June.

Author: News Desk

Posted on: 27 April 2018 08:07

AOP Digital Publishing Awards 2018 – shortlist announced

The AOP Awards Dinner is on 27th June 2018, at Old Billingsgate.

Winners of the AOP Digital Publishing Awards will be announced at the AOP Awards Dinner on 27th June 2018, at Old Billingsgate.

Bauer Xcel, Dennis, ESI Media, News UK, and Time Inc lead the way in terms of the number of entries shortlisted. The diversity of digital media brands demonstrating best practice and innovation is also highlighted, says AOP, by the number of smaller companies who have impressed the judges at the shortlisting stage – and the number of companies appearing in the shortlist for the first time, including Community Care (published by Mark Allen Group), LoveInc and Refinery29.

The shortlist:

Editorial Excellence

BEST USE OF VIDEO

BT Sport’s enhanced player, BT

The carwow YouTube channel, carwow

Stacey Dooley investigates: kids selling drugs online, Time Inc.

How to become TripAdvisor’s #1 Fake Restaurant, Vice

DIGITAL JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

Matt Chorley, Red Box

Joe Holding, Auto Express

Andrew Griffin, The Independent

Lucinda Southern, Digiday

Dale Walker, Dennis

DIGITAL EDITOR OF THE YEAR

Christian Broughton, The Independent

Judy Cooper, Community Care

Rob Jones, BT Sport

James Waldron, Chemist & Druggist

DIGITAL EDITORIAL TEAM OF THE YEAR: B2B

Chemist & Druggist, UBM

Community Care, Mark Allen Group

Decanter, Time Inc.

Nursing Times, EMAP

DIGITAL EDITORIAL TEAM OF THE YEAR: CONSUMER

BT Sport Digital, BT

The Independent, ESI Media

Refinery29 UK, Refinery29

Whatcar.com, Haymarket

Partnership Excellence

BEST MEDIA TECHNOLOGY PARTNER

DoubleClick Exchange Bidding, Google

LolaGrove for publishers, LolaGrove

The Verified Marketplace - Unruly, News UK, The Telegraph & Guardian News & Media

Rubicon Project – introspection and transformation, Rubicon

BEST COMMERCIAL PARTNERSHIP

Mother & Baby & Asda partnership, Bauer Xcel

Popbuzz and Impulse’s instant crush by Global

What Car? True MPG in partnership with Nissan LEAF, Haymarket

Ocado, Immediate Media

Ideal Home + Shop Direct, Time Inc.

BEST CREATIVE SOLUTIONS LED / CONTENT MARKETING CAMPAIGN

Instagram stories with Fiat 500X and Auto Trader, Auto Trader

Food Sustainability Index, Barilla Foundation, The Economist

Birds Eye Petits Pois, Immediate Media

News UK & Dominos - the perfect companion to transfer deadline day, News UK

UBS: impact investing and innovative China, The Wall Street Journal [WSJ Custom Studios]

Commercial Excellence

DIGITAL ADVERTISING OPERATIONS TEAM OF THE YEAR

From Ad Ops to Rev Ops, Bauer Xcel

News UK Advertising Operations Team of the Year, News UK

Unruly Ad Ops delivers WOW, Unruly

DIGITAL SALES PERSON OF THE YEAR

Dan Linton, Chemist & Druggist, UBM

Shina Patel, The Times & Sunday Times, News UK

Yessica Tauta, Sun Digital, News UK

DIGITAL SALES TEAM OF THE YEAR

Global’s DAX sales team of the year, Global

Investment Week commercial team, Incisive Media

The Bridge, News UK’s digital commercial team, News UK

Publishing Excellence

AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT TEAM OF THE YEAR

Bauer Xcel

Dennis

Topgear.com, BBC Worldwide

Chemist & Druggist, UBM

BEST DIGITAL PUBLISHING LAUNCH

Digital Camera World, Future

BBC Good Food companion app for IOS, Android and Windows, Immediate Media

loveEXPLORING.com, LoveInc

PA Explore and a new generation of news products, Press Association

The Ambient, Wareable Media Group

BEST RESEARCH / INSIGHT PROJECT

Not new, not used, but next, Auto Trader

(In)famous by association – understanding media context effects, Inskin

Community Care, Mark Allen Group

BEST USE OF DATA

“Snakes & Bubbles” – proactive insights toolkit powered by Auto Trader first party data, ent Auto Trader

ESI REALTIME and Kronenbourg, ESI Media

DAX’s Listener Insight ID, Global

Northern & Shell Audience Platform, Northern & Shell

DIGITAL PUBLISHING RISING STAR 2018

Jo Carrigan, News UK

Alex Crossley, Olive, entered by Immediate Media

Lottie Gross, LoveInc

Bethan McKernan, The Independent

Nicola Oakley, Trinity Mirror

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT TEAM OF THE YEAR

Insight, Incisive Media

Future

Bauer Xcel

Dennis

Grand Prix

BEST ONLINE MEDIA PROPERTY / BRAND B2B

CRN, Incisive Media

Decanter, Time Inc

Dezeen

Digiday.com

Mortgage Strategy, Centaur

BEST ONLINE MEDIA PROPERTY / BRAND CONSUMER

bbcgoodfood.com, BBC Worldwide

Den of Geek, Dennis

Lonely Planet

Trusted Reviews, Time Inc.

SMALL DIGITAL PUBLISHER OF THE YEAR

Country & Town House

Dezeen

LoveInc

Wareable Media Group

BEST DIGITAL B2B PUBLISHING COMPANY 2018

Dezeen

Digiday

Estates Gazette

Infopro Digital

BEST DIGITAL CONSUMER PUBLISHING COMPANY 2018

Dennis

Oath UK

Time Inc. UK

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