AOP Digital Publishing Awards Shortlist 2018

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
Best Use of Video LOGO

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 Media Technology Partner LOGO

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 Group
  • 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]
Best Creative Solutions Led / Content Marketing Campaign LOGO

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
  • Shinal 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, BBC Worldwide

  • 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 – Recruitment and retention solutions, Mark Allen Group

Best Research/ Insight Project LOGO

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, Odin
Best Use of Data LOGO

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
Digital Publishing Rising Star 2018 LOGO

Product Development Team of the Year

  • Insight, Infopro Digital
  • Future
  • Bauer Xcel
  • Dennis
Product Development Team of the Year LOGO

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
  • EG
  • Infopro Digital
Best Digital B2B Publishing Company 2018 LOGO

Best Digital Consumer Publishing Company 2018

  • Dennis
  • Oath UK
  • Time Inc. UK
Best Digital Consumer Publishing Company 2018 LOGO

AOP Awards Dinner

Winners of the AOP Digital Publishing Awards will be announced at the AOP Awards Dinner on 27th June 2018, hosted at Old Billingsgate and promising to again be a fantastic night for celebrating the best in digital publishing. The dinner provides the perfect opportunity to host your clients and reward your team. As well as being there to be the first to hear who has won the coveted Awards, the evening promises excellent networking, good food and great entertainment.

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