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2009 BSME Award Winners

The British Society of Magazine Editors announced the winners of their annual awards this week.

The winners were:

EDITORS OF THE YEAR

Business & Professional Magazines (non-weekly)

Matthew Gwyther, Management Today - Haymarket Media

[Highly Commended: John L. Walters, Eye - Eye Magazine Ltd]

Business & Professional Magazines (weekly)

Adam Leyland, The Grocer - William Reed Business Media

Entertainment & Celebrity Magazines

Mark Dinning, Empire - Bauer Media

Customer Magazines (business readership)

Sarah Bale, BT Upload – Redwood Publishing

Customer Magazines (consumer readership)

Mark Hooper, Electric! – Redwood Publishing

[Highly Commended: Tom Stainer, BEER – Think Publishing]

Lifestyle Magazines

Ed Grenby, The Sunday Times Travel Magazine - News International

Men's Magazines

Terri White, ShortList - Shortlist Media

[Highly Commended: Morgan Rees, Men’s Health - NatMag-Rodale

Newspaper Magazines

Merope Mills, Guardian Weekend - Guardian Newspapers Limited

Special Interest & Current Affairs Magazines

Jason Cowley, New Statesman - New Statesman

Women's Magazines (monthly or less frequent)

Lorraine Candy, Elle - Hachette Filipacchi (UK) Ltd

[Highly Commended : Sue James, woman&home – IPC Media]

Women's Magazines (weekly or fortnightly)

John Dale, Take A Break - H Bauer

Youth Magazines

Ian Foster, Match of the Day Magazine - BBC Worldwide

[Highly Commended: Annabel Brog, Sugar - Hachette Filipacchi (UK) Ltd]

THE FIONA MACPHERSON NEW BUSINESS EDITOR OF THE YEAR

John Stepek, MoneyWeek - MoneyWeek Ltd

THE FIONA MACPHERSON NEW CONSUMER EDITOR OF THE YEAR

Peter Grunert, Lonely Planet - BBC Magazines

BUSINESS MAGAZINE ART DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

Cecilia Lindgren, The Architectural Review – Emap

CONSUMER MAGAZINE ART DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

David McKendrick, Esquire - The National Magazine Company

LAUNCH OF THE YEAR

David Rowan, Wired – The Condé Nast Publications Ltd

[Highly Commended: Helen Jennings, Arise – Velo]

BUSINESS MAGAZINE WEBSITE EDITOR OF THE YEAR

Gabriel Fleming, nursingtimes.net - Emap

CONSUMER MAGAZINE WEBSITE EDITOR OF THE YEAR

James Dyer, Empire Online - Bauer Media

[Highly Commended: David Moynihan, NME.com - IPC Media]

INNOVATION & BRAND-BUILDING INITIATIVE

Tony Chambers, Wallpaper* - IPC Media

for Made in China Issue, an issue dedicated to the new China and produced by the London Wallpaper* team in China

[HIGHLY COMMENDED: John Dale, Take A Break - H Bauer

for Chums4mums on the NHS, Take A Break's social network fights post natal depression]

CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR

Denise Chevin, Building - UBM Built Environment

for Safer Skyline, a Campaign to improve safety of tower cranes on building sites after a shocking spate of fatal accidents

THE MARK BOXER AWARD

Andy Cowles, Editorial Development Director, IPC Media

2009 BSME EDITORS’ EDITOR OF THE YEAR AWARD

Morgan Rees, Men's Health - Natmag-Rodale

For more information on the British Society of Magazine Editors, please visit their website: www.bsme.com