Digital Publishing Awards

14th June 2023, London 

Winners Announced!


to all the winners of 2023 AOP Digital Publishing Awards! After another bumper year for entries, it’s great to see a diverse range of publishing companies represented in our list of winners – every one demonstrating the innovation, creativity, and tenacity that drives the success of the sector.


The AOP would like to thank everyone who entered for making the jury’s job so difficult!


The Bill Murray Award for Outstanding Contribution to Digital Publishing

The Association of Online Publishers [AOP] announced a new Award as part of the annual Digital Publishing Awards. In partnership with UKOM and with the support of Haymarket Media Group, this new AOP Award honours the memory of Bill Murray, who passed away suddenly in February 2023.




The AOP is conscious of its responsibility to support the digital publishing sector’s drive to meet ESG targets and so during the planning and delivery of this year’s Awards and Awards Dinner, we are focused on minimising our carbon footprint and thinking consciously about creating positive social benefits. You can read more HERE.


“I am delighted to be a co-chair of this year’s AOP Digital Publishing awards which are fundamental in showcasing and celebrating excellence across digital publishing.

I’m looking forward to seeing examples of exceptional talent going above and beyond business objectives plus teamwork that drove benchmark-smashing outcomes.”

Hannah Barnett, Commercial Director, Digital Sales, Mail Metro Media


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Rahmon Agbaje

Co-Founder, Loud Parade

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Lucy Amos

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

Hannah Barnett

Hannah Barnett

Commercial Director, Digital Sales, Mail Metro Media

Suswati Basu

Suswati Basu

Head of Audience, NationalWorld

Jon Birchall

Jon Birchall

Director of Editorial Strategy, LADbible Group

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Julia Connaughton

Strategy Director, DAX, Global

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Chris Dicker

Managing Director, TrustedReviews Limited

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Edd Dracott

Real Life & Social Media Editor, PA Media

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Erfan Djazmi

Chief Digital Officer, EMEA, Mediahub

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Henry Eccles

Head of Retail & Commerce Partnerships, Google

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Simon Entwistle

Partner, Lewis Silkin

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Katie Eyton

Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, OMG UK

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Russell Foxley

Data Innovation Specialist, Guardian News & Media

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Rob Freeman

Senior Audience Development Editor, BBC Global News

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Asher Gordon

Global Digital Partner, Dentsu X

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Jo Holdaway

Chief Data & Marketing Officer, IDNML

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Isaac Jones

Digital Product Manager, BMJ

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Helen Jeremiah

Vice President Marketing Director, Boots

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Ali Maynard James

Managing Partner, Manifest

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Manuela Mossa

Digital Advertising Operations, National Rail

Sayan Mukherjee

Sayantika Mukherjee

Head of Performance,

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Richard O'Connor

Chief Executive Officer, B2B Marketing

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Vickiie Oliphant

Head of SEO, (Nationals), Reach

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Matthew Rance

Head of Commercial Data, Immediate Media Co

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Kaushala Ratnayake

Head of Strategy, Bauer Media UK

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Aditya Solanki

Director of Digital Media, Asian Media Group

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Gideon Spanier

UK Editor-in-Chief, Campaign, Haymarket

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Nic Travis

Head of Paid Digital Marketing, Lloyds Banking Group

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Craig Tuck

Chief Revenue Officer, Ozone

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Fiona Tully

Managing Director, Media Division, Sift

Justin Viljoen

Justin Viljoen

Sales Director, New Scientist

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Sophie Vokes-Dudgeon

Head of Digital, Hello! Magazine

Tim Willcox

Tim Willcox

Regional Vice President, UK, PubMatic


"I am thrilled to be co-chair of judges for the AOP Digital Publishing Awards at this exciting time for the sector with a swingback to trusted journalism and a shift to more sustainable business models. I know from previous years that the standard of entries is high and the competition is fierce. Every media company which is proud of its editorial and commercial achievements should enter these awards."

Gideon Spanier, UK Editor-in-Chief, Campaign, Haymarket


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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