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AOP Digital Publishing Awards Shortlist 2020

EDITORIAL EXCELLENCE

Best Podcast Strategy

  • The Week Unwrapped, Dennis Publishing
  • Evening Standard Audio, Including The Leader podcast, ESI Media
  • Film Stories
  • History Extra From BBC History, Immediate Media
  • Expenses, The Telegraph
  • Sorry, Not Sorry, Verizon Media & MediaCom

Digital Journalist of the Year

  • George Driver - ELLE Digital Beauty Editor, Hearst UK
  • Jane Mcguire - Runners World, Hearst UK
  • Mariana Cerqueira - Women's Lifestyle, TI Media

Digital Editor of the Year

  • Laurence Mozafari - Digital Spy, Hearst UK
  • Natasha Bird - ELLE UK, Hearst UK
  • Olivia Heath - House Beautiful, Hearst UK
  • James Murray - Business Green, Incisive Media
  • Kelly Bowerbank - Women's Lifestyle, TI Media

Digital Editorial Team of the Year: B2B

  • edie, Faversham House
  • What's New in Publishing, What's New in Publishing, Sovrn

Digital Editorial Team of the Year: Consumer

  • carwow
  • Cosmopolitan UK, Hearst UK
  • Digital Spy, Hearst UK
  • Women’s Lifestyle Digital News Team, TI Media
  • VICE UK

Best Use of Video

  • carwow
  • Hear Me Adland, Campaign, Haymarket Media Group
  • Love Island x Mental Health, Hearst UK
  • Anywhere But Westminster, The Guardian
  • Saving The Planet Through Snapchat, VICE UK

PARTNERSHIP EXCELLENCE

Best Creative Solutions Led / Content Marketing Campaign

  • Heat's Under The Duvet With VOXI, Bauer Media
  • Evening Standard's Future London, ESI Media
  • The Instant Edit: Mail Metro Media For Matalan, Mail Metro Media
  • The Wellness Connection: Mail Metro Media & Entale For Pukka, Mail Metro Media & Entale

Best Commercial Partnership

  • Evening Standard's Future London, ESI Media
  • What Car? TrueMPG & Nissan LEAF, Haymarket Automotive Studio
  • The Instant Edit: Mail Metro Media For Matalan, Mail Metro Media
  • The Wellness Connection: Mail Metro Media & Entale For Pukka, Mail Metro Media & Entale

Best Media Technology Partner

  • Ozone Project & Beeswax Fight For A Fairer Future For Premium Publishers, Beeswax
  • Brand Metrics
  • Fenestra: Transparency For Publishers, Fenestra
  • Immediate Media Decreased Timeout By 23% With Index Exchange’s Adaptive Timeout Solution, Index Exchange
  • Permutive & Financial Times: Excelling In A World Without Third Party Cookies, Permutive
  • Collaboration Between Google, Placements.io & Skyscanner, Placements.io
  • Trackonomics - Affiliate Technology For Publishers, Trackonomics

COMMERCIAL EXCELLENCE

Digital Advertising Operations Team of the Year

  • Global Media & Entertainment
  • Hearst Global Solutions, Hearst
  • News UK

Best Diversification of Commercial Strategy

  • Nowse, Dennis Publishing
  • Decanter,TI Media
  • Marie Claire UK, TI Media

Digital Sales Person of the Year

  • Jack Ellis, Haymarket Automotive
  • Owen Boyne , News UK
  • Nick Biscomb, ViacomCBS

Digital Sales Team of the Year

  • Nowse Sales Team, Dennis Publishing
  • Haymarket Automotive Studio
  • ViacomCBS

PUBLISHING EXCELLENCE

Audience Development Team of the Year

  • The Sun, News UK
  • The Times & The Sunday Times, News UK
  • The Telegraph

Best Digital Publishing Innovation

  • DAX Audio Articles, Global Media & Entertainment
  • Computing Delta, Incisive Media
  • Sun Social Studio, News UK
  • A Transformative Economic Model For Academic Publishing, Open Library of Humanities (OLH)
  • Permutive & Financial Times: Excelling In A World Without Third Party Cookies, Permutive
  • Building The Digital Advertising Environment Of The Future, The Ozone Project
Best Digital Publishing Innovation LOGO

Best Research/ Insight Project

  • Changing The Sales Narrative By Brand Lift At Scale, JPIMedia
  • The Times & The Sunday Times Content Review, News UK

Best Use of Data

  • Article Quality Scoring Algorithm, Call Centre Helper (Clearly Presented Ltd)
  • Permutive & Financial Times: Excelling In A World Without Third Party Cookies, Permutive
  • Readly Insights, Readly

Product Development Team of the Year

  • What Car?, Haymarket Automotive
  • JPIMedia

Digital Publishing Rising Star 2020

  • Rebecca Knight, TI Media
  • Charlie Celino, News UK
  • Maddy Tomkins, ViacomCBS

The Digital Publishing Award for Employer Excellence

  • Incisive Media
  • News UK

GRAND PRIX

Best Online Brand: B2B

  • ITPro, Dennis Publishing
  • edie, Faversham House
  • Business Green, Incisive Media
  • Computer Reseller News (CRN), Incisive Media

Best Online Brand: Consumer

  • DrivingElectric.com, Dennis Publishing
  • Readly

Small Digital Publisher of the Year

  • BusinessBecause
  • Open Library of Humanities

Best Digital B2B Publishing Company 2020

The shortlist for the invite only categories, Digital Publishing Company of the Year B2B and Digital Publishing Company of the Year Consumer will be announced in September.

Best Digital B2B Publishing Company 2019 LOGO

Best Digital B2C Publishing Company 2020

The shortlist for the invite only categories, Digital Publishing Company of the Year B2B and Digital Publishing Company of the Year Consumer will be announced in September.

Best Digital B2C Publishing Company 2020 LOGO

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