Digital Publishing Awards

12th June 2024, London


2024 Winners Announced! 

The AOP Awards honoured the digital publishing industry’s top talent at the in-person ceremony, held at Old Billingsgate in London. Congratulations to all of the winners!

Hosted by comedian Daliso Chaponda the Awards recognised the individuals, teams and companies driving impressive growth of the digital publishing sector. There were 27 category winners, including Jo Holdaway, Chief Data & Marketing Officer at Independent Digital News and Media Limited, who received the prestigious Bill Murray Award for Outstanding Contribution to Digital Publishing.



The Bill Murray Award for Outstanding Contribution to Digital Publishing

In partnership with UKOM and with the support of Haymarket Media Group, the Bill Murray Award for Outstanding Contribution to Digital Publishing honours the memory of Bill Murray, who passed away in February 2023.


Celebrating the Finalists

As we were getting ready to announce the winners of the 2024 AOP Digital Publishing Awards on June 12th, we put the spotlight on some of our excellent finalists and heard from our expert partners about why these categories are worth celebrating as we work to build a thriving digital publishing ecosystem.


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Lucy Amos

Director/ Head of Social Media (UK & EMEA), The Walt Disney Company

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Rob Biagioni

Managing Director, UK, Time Out Media

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Gillian Blair

Planning Partner, Wavemaker UK

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Michelle Brister

Head Of Audience Development, The Telegraph

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Sherrick Chavda

Group Director, Audience & Data Strategy, EMEA, Initiative

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Carol Chen

Global CMO & SVP, Shell Mobility

Nicole Christensen

Nicole Christensen

Director, EMEA Integrated Marketing, Bumble

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Chris Dicker

Chief Executive Officer, CANDR Media Group

Danielle Di Michiel

Danielle Di Michiel

Strategic Partner Lead, Google

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Karen Eccles

Chief Commercial Officer, The Telegraph

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Simon Entwistle

Partner, Lewis Silkin LLP

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Nat Francis

Digital Revenue Operations Director, Bauer Media


Ritesh Gohil

Head of Digital, Partner, Mindshare Worldwide, UK & Neo

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Leslie Harris

Head of Digital Partnerships, Reach Plc

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Mustafa Himdi

Head Of Creative Strategy, Condé Nast

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Jo Holdaway

Chief Data & Marketing Officer, IDNML

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Paul Hood

Digital Development Director, The Sun, News UK

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Jasmin Kaur

Global Managing Partner, Havas Media Network

Alex Kirby

Alex Kirby

Revenue Operations Manager, Hello!

Tom Lake

Thomas Lake

Director of Product and Technology, InfoPro Digital

Alastair Lewis

Alastair Lewis

Owner, Quested Consulting

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Steve Machin

MD of Advertising, Autovia

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Tom Moberly

UK Editor, The BMJ

Amber Moore

Amber Moore

Group Strategic Partnerships Director, Mail Metro Media

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Mia Mulch

Programmatic & Data Director, DAX, Global

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Anthony Pratt

Digital Product Director, William Reed Publishing

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Morgan Stevenson

Digital Transformation Director, Newsquest

Cath Waller

Cath Waller

MD, Advertising, Immediate Media Co

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Sarah Watson

Chief Product Officer, PinkNews

Jonathon Whiteley

Jonathon Whiteley

CEO, Europe, Arc Network

Layla Zghari

Layla Zghari

Head Of Advertising Operations, emap Publishing


“I’m thrilled and honoured to co-chair the prestigious AOP Awards 2024. It’s a privilege to celebrate the innovation, achievements and sheer hard work that is the life blood of the sector. As a former winner, I know just how much these awards mean to all the dedicated teams working right across our industry and how vital they are as a showcase of excellence.”

Jonathon Whiteley, CEO, Europe, Arc Network


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“It’s an honour to be part of the 2024 AOP Digital Publishing Awards, which recognise the incredible work and growth that has taken place over the past 12 months. I look forward to celebrating the ingenuity, creativity, and passion across the digital publishing landscape, as well as rewarding the teams who are changing our industry for the better.”

Karen Eccles, Chief Commercial Officer, The Telegraph



Entry, judging or ticket enquiries please contact:

Rachel Edwards

07973 843507

Sponsorship opportunities please contact

Chloe Lambert

07917 521395 

Marketing partnership enquiries please contact:

Sheryl Treadwell

07974 663523