Trinity Mirror, The Guardian, and Dennis Publishing were among those celebrated in an event recognising the creativity and diversity of the digital publishing industry
London, UK, 15th July 2016: The Association of Online Publishers (AOP) revealed the winners of its esteemed Digital Publishing Awards at an exclusive ceremony last night hosted by comedian, writer, presenter and actress, Katherine Ryan.
Held in partnership with PubMatic, the prestigious event returned to its annual setting of the Roundhouse in London to celebrate excellence across the industry. Providing recognition for those who deliver engaging and unique content, the awards are widely regarded as the benchmark for innovative digital publishing.
“This year’s awards saw record numbers of entries and proved to be a showcase of the varied talent that exists within the industry,” said Richard Reeves, managing director at AOP. “The winners and finalists showed a deep understanding of not only their audiences, but also the tools needed to develop a strong connection with each user. We are delighted to offer the acknowledgement they deserve.”
The most prominent awards in the AOP ceremony, Digital Publisher of the Year – Business to Business; and Digital Publisher of the Year – Consumer; were scooped by Incisive Media and Dennis Publishing respectively. While the award for Best Online Media Property / Consumer went to PC Gamer and Best Online Media Property / B2B was awarded to Business Insider.
Made for Mums won the accolade for Best Editorial / Audience Development Team – Consumer, and Nursing Times Learning triumphed in the Best Editorial/ Audience Development Team — Business to Business. The Digital Advertising Operations Team award went to Unruly and Trinity Mirror Digital Analytics Team won Digital Data Team. Digital Sales Person was awarded to Jessica Arnold at Dennis Publishing.
The full list of winners follows:
Further details about the AOP Digital Publishing Awards 2016 can be found at www.ukaop.org
Notes to editors
Headline partner: PubMatic
Event Partners: Affino, AppNexus, Celtra, Circus Street, Deloitte, Geoedge, GumGum, Intrinsic, Kargo, Lewis Silkin, LiveIntent, OnScroll by Sovrn, Quantcast, Radium One, Sublime Skinz, The Media Trust, UKOM
About The Association of Online Publishers
The UK Association of Online Publishers (AOP) is an industry body representing digital publishing companies that create original, branded, quality content. AOP champions the interests of media owners from diverse backgrounds including newspaper and magazine publishing, TV and radio broadcasting, and pure online media.
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