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British Media Award 2016 – winners announced

The winners of the British Media Awards 2016 were announced last night at an event at the London Hilton.

The British Media Awards aim to highlight the best in business across the entire media industry and are open to newspapers, magazines, event companies, broadcasters, media technology companies, B2B publishers, online-only publishers and mobile-based publishers. According to the organisers, their aim is simple: to celebrate inspiring and creative ideas that are changing the way the media industry works.

The winners were:

OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO BRITISH MEDIA

Alan Rusbridger

WEBSITE OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Acquia

Winner: - Ascential – Nursing Times Website

Silver: Telegraph Media Group – telegraph.co.uk

Bronze: WGSN – WGSN Influence Strategy

PRODUCT TEAM OF THE YEAR

Winner: Time Inc. UK – The Lab

Silver: Dennis Publishing – Dennis Digital

Bronze: The Guardian – The Guardian Digital Development Team

APP OF THE YEAR

Winner: Economist – Espresso

Silver: Reuters – Reuters TV

Bronze: The Guardian – The Guardian

COMMERCIAL CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Onscroll

Winner: Time Inc. UK – Changing the Face of The British Army

Silver: JCDecaux – Jurassic World

Bronze: Factory Media – The Indestructibles

EVENT OF THE YEAR

Winner: The Drum – Do It Day

Silver: Open Door Media Publishing – Funds Society Fund Selector Summit 2015

Bronze: Centaur Media – Festival of Marketing

AD TECH PROVIDER OF THE YEAR

Winner: Grapeshot – Grapeshot Advanced Keyword Technology

Silver: Captify – C3 - Search Intelligence powered advertising

Bronze: Unruly – UnrulyX

DIGITAL LAUNCH OF THE YEAR

Winner: Business Insider – Business Insider UK Launch

Silver: Retail Week – Retail Week Prospect

Bronze: Dennis Publishing – Alphr.com

SALES TEAM OF THE YEAR

Winner: DODS Group Plc Sales Team

Silver: Open Door Media Publishing – Investment Europe

Bronze: Centaur Media – The Profile Group Content Sales Team

TECH PROVIDER OF THE YEAR

Winner: Smartology – SmartMatch™

Silver: Affino – Single-source Media Business Platform

Bronze: Zapnito – Building branded expert knowledge networks

EDITORIAL CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR

Winner: Grazia Magazine – Mind The Pay Gap

Silver: Dennis Publishing – Geeks vs Loneliness

Bronze: The Independent – #refugeeswelcome

CONTENT TEAM OF THE YEAR

Winner: Guardian News & Media – Guardian Professional Networks

Silver: Startups.co.uk – Editorial team

Bronze: WGSN – WGSN Content

LAUNCH OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Plural Strategy

Winner: Dennis Publishing – The Week Junior

Silver: Lions Festivals – Lions Innovation

Bronze: BMJ – Rethinking Student BMJ

PRINT PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

Winner: Bauer Media – MOJO Magazine

Silver: Ascential – The Architectural Review

Bronze: The Drum – The Drum Magazine

BEST COMMERCIAL USE OF DATA

Sponsored by Liveintent

Winner: Squawka – Match Day Data

Silver: Zoopla Property Group – AdReach

Bronze: Financial Times – The Financial Times reader engagement metric

VIDEO PROJECT OF THE YEAR

Winner: The Economist – Economist Films

Silver: VICE Media – VICE News - Europe or Die

Bronze: Dezeen – Future Makers

MARKETING TEAM OF THE YEAR

Winner: YOOX NET-A-PORTER– PORTER - Marketing Team

Silver: UBM EMEA – Safety & Health Expo

Bronze: Immediate Media – Subscriptions Marketing Team

RISING STAR AWARD

Winner: Faye Bell - Centaur Media

Silver – Megan Dunsby - Startups.co.uk

Bronze – Nick Flood - Dennis Publishing

MEDIA BRAND OF THE YEAR

Winner: Immediate Media – Radio Times

Silver: Dennis Publishing – The Week

Bronze: First News (UK) Ltd - First News

MEDIA PIONEER OF THE YEAR

Winner: Katie Vanneck Smith

MEDIA COMPANY OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Adestra

Winner: Dennis Publishing