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PPA Awards 2020 – winners announced

The winners of the 40th annual PPA Awards were announced yesterday in an online ceremony.

PPA Awards 2020 – winners announced
Owen Meredith: “They celebrate the very best of the best and highlight the outstanding creativity, talent and passion across this great industry.”

Highlights included Immediate Media scooping four awards, Property Week and New Scientist taking the Business and Consumer Magazine Brand Awards and Claire Warren of Work and Edward Enninful of Vogue named Business and Consumer Editors. Cosmopolitan’s front cover featuring TV star, Johnathan Van Ness took home Front Cover of the Year Award, voted for by the public.

PPA Managing Director, Owen Meredith, who hosted the virtual show with assistance from ‘Red Carpet Correspondent’ Lucie Cave, commented: “Congratulations to all our winners and everyone shortlisted. This year saw nearly 400 entries for these converted awards which truly set the benchmark for excellence in our industry. They celebrate the very best of the best and highlight the outstanding creativity, talent and passion across this great industry.

“In these challenging times, it is more important than ever that we celebrate success and recognise the great work that has been done over the past year!”

The full list of winners:

BUSINESS INFORMATION PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

The Lawyer, Centaur Media

CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR

Your Mind Matters, Immediate Media

COLUMNIST OF THE YEAR

Diana Thomas, Telegraph Magazine, Telegraph Media Group

COMMERCIAL INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR

Heart of Britain, TI Media

COMMERCIAL PARTNERSHIP OF THE YEAR

Great British Dogs, Winalot/Zenith, Immediate Media

CONTENT AGENCY OF THE YEAR

Cedar Communications

DESIGNER OF THE YEAR

Andy Franklin, TopGear, BBC Studios, Distribution

DIVERSITY INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR

Vogue, The Condé Nast Publications

CONSUMER EDITOR OF THE YEAR

Edward Enninful, Vogue, The Condé Nast Publications

BUSINESS EDITOR OF THE YEAR

Claire Warren, Work, Haymarket Media

EVENT OF THE YEAR

Stylist Luxe Live, The Stylist Group

FRONT COVER OF THE YEAR

GOLD: Cosmopolitan, Hearst UK

SILVER: Country Life, TI Media

BRONZE: Men’s Health, Hearst UK

INDUSTRY PARTNER OF THE YEAR

dsb.net

INNOVATION OF THE YEAR

Computing Delta, Incisive Media

CONSUMER MAGAZINE BRAND OF THE YEAR

New Scientist, New Scientist

BUSINESS MAGAZINE BRAND OF THE YEAR

Property Week, emap/Metropolis

MAGAZINE RETAILER OF THE YEAR

Tesco

PODCAST OF THE YEAR

History Extra, Immediate Media

SPECIAL INTEREST MAGAZINE BRAND OF THE YEAR

GOLD: BBC Good Food, Immediate Media

SILVER: Wanderlust, Wanderlust

BRONZE: Country Life, TI Media

SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR

Haymarket Sustain, Haymarket Media

TEAM LEADER OF THE YEAR

Pippa Jacks, Group Editor, TTG Media

TEAM OF THE YEAR

Marketing Team, New Scientist

UNSUNG HERO OF THE YEAR

Emillie Ruston, Head of Customer Success, Pugpig/Kaldor

WRITER OF THE YEAR

Frances Hedges, Town & Country UK/Harpers Bazaar, Hearst UK