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AOP Digital Publishing Awards – shortlist announced

The Association of Online Publishers has announced the shortlist for the 2015 AOP Digital Publishing Awards.

This year there are four new categories including Native Advertising, Best Use of Data, Commercial Partnership, and Best Use of Video, bringing the total number of awards to 20.

Tim Faircliff, executive chairman of AOP, said: “The introduction of four new awards reflects the rapid pace of change and innovation in the world of digital publishing. As ever, the judges were impressed both by the number and calibre of entries, and we look forward to revealing the winners on 2nd July.”

The judging panel comprises of 47 senior leaders and industry experts including publishers, technology providers, and media agencies.

The shortlist:

EDITORIAL TEAM 2015 – BUSINESS TO BUSINESS

Sponsored by Deloitte

Dezeen Editorial, Dezeen

Farmers Weekly Editorial Team, Reed Business Information

Sift Media Editorial Team, Sift Media

Estates Gazette, Reed Business Information

The Drum, Carnyx Group

Centaur Marketing Portfolio, Fashion Monitor, Centaur Media Plc

C+D, UBM

EDITORIAL TEAM 2015 – CONSUMER

Sponsored by Lewis Silkin

BuzzFeed UK, www.buzzfeed.com

VICE UK

Sugarscape.com, Hearst Magazines UK

Digital Spy, Hearst Magazines UK

The Mirror, Trinity Mirror

GoodToKnow, Time Inc. UK

NATIVE ADVERTISING (New for 2015)

Sponsored by Pulsepoint

Forbes with Northwestern

The Week, Dennis Publishing

BBC Good Food - Co-op Campaign, Immediate Media

Dennis Digital – Motoring Division, Dennis Publishing

Haymarket Creative Solutions - Samsung, Haymarket Group

Haymarket Creative Solutions - BMW, Haymarket Group

Time Inc. UK Advertising, Time Inc. UK

DIGITAL COMMERCIAL TEAM 2015

Sponsored by YuMe

Immediate Media

Global Radio Digital Sales Team, Global Radio

Dennis Digital Sales Team, Dennis Publishing

Factory Media Digital Commercial Team, FACTORY MEDIA

Time Inc. UK Digital Sales,Time Inc. UK

DIGITAL COMMERCIAL INDIVIDUAL 2015

Nick Biscomb, Future Publishing

Ross MacDonald, Immediate Media

Guy Jones, Immediate Media

Megan Falconer-Taylor, Centaur Media Plc

Russell Kearney, Dennis Publishing

COMMERCIAL PARTNERSHIP (New for 2015)

Dezeen & Mini Frontiers, Dezeen

The Guardian’s Live Better Challenge sponsored by Unilever Project Sunlight, Guardian News & Media Ltd.

Incisive Media, Intel & HK Strategies Parnership, Incisive Media

Global and M&S, Global Radio

Dennis Digital - Technology Division and HP, Dennis Publishing

The Drum and Sapient Nitro, The Drum, Carnyx Group

DIGITAL ADVERTISING OPERATIONS TEAM 2015

Sponsored by comScore

The Guardian Advertising Operations Team, Guardian News & Media Ltd.

Dennis Publishing Ad Ops Team, Dennis Publishing

Advertising Operations,Telegraph Media Group

Digital Advertising Operations Team,Time Inc. UK

Ad Operations Team, Unruly

DIGITAL EDITORIAL INDIVIDUAL 2015

Sponsored by Digiday

Lizzie Cox, Sugarscape.com, Hearst Magazines UK

Alex Miller, VICE UK

Heather Bowen, Mirror Online,Trinity Mirror

Holly Boultwood, GoodToKnow,Time Inc. UK

Tim Glanfield, Radio Times, Immediate Media

John Longbottom, Kerrang.com, Bauer Media

BEST USE OF DATA (New for 2015)

Sponsored by Sailthru

Newsquest Specialist Media, Newsquest

ESI Media

Time Inc. Intelligence, Time Inc. UK

Research and Insight Project 2015

Sky Media and Havas Media Group

News UK Commercial

AOL UK

LAUNCH 2015

SNAP.PA, Press Association

ESI Media

VICE News, VICE UK

HSJ Intelligence, Emap

USE OF MOBILE 2015

Sponsored by Celtra

Farmers Weekly, Reed Business Information

Guardian News & Media

Digital Operations, Stylist, Shortlist Media

MadeForMums.com, Immediate Media

Cameron & Wilding and The Economist Espresso

BEST USE OF VIDEO (New for 2015)

Sponsored by SpotXchange

Dezeen

Guardian News & Media Ltd.

Farmers Weekly, Reed Business Information

VICE News, VICE UK

Heart and M&S, Global Media and Entertainment

Mirror Online,Trinity Mirror

MEDIA TECHNOLOGY PARTNER 2015

Sublime Skinz Team,Sublime Skinz

Technology and Publisher Services Teams,InSkin Media

Grapeshot & Local World, Grapeshot

Telegraph Media Group/Google UK, Google UK

DIGITAL MARKETING CAMPAIGN INNOVATION 2015

Sponsored by Circus Street

Guardian News & Media Ltd.

New Scientist, Reed Business Information

MCNcompare.com, Bauer Media

USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA 2015

BuzzFeed UK, BuzzFeed

NME,Time Inc. UK

FourFourTwo, Haymarket Group

New Scientist, Reed Business Information

Centaur Marketing Portfolio - Econsultancy, Centaur Media Plc

WEBSITE 2015 – BUSINESS TO BUSINESS

Farmers Weekly, Reed Business Information

Procurement Leaders, Sigaria Ltd

HSJ Intelligence, Emap

Centaur Marketing Portfolio, Centaur Media Plc

WEBSITE 2015 - CONSUMER

Guardian Digital Team, Guardian News & Media Ltd.

Cycling Weekly, Time Inc UK

Digital Spy, Hearst Magazines UK

Macworld UK, IDG UK

Motorcyclenews.com (MCN) Digital team, Bauer Media

DIGITAL PUBLISHER 2015 – BUSINESS TO BUSINESS

Sponsored by PubMatic

IDG UK

The Drum, Carnyx Group

Sift Media

DIGITAL PUBLISHER 2015 – CONSUMER

Sponsored by PubMatic

Future Publishing Plc

Guardian News & Media Ltd

Dennis Publishing

Immediate Media Co

Haymarket Consumer Media, Haymarket Media Group

VICE Media UK