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BSME Awards – winners announced

The 2015 British Society of Magazine Editors Awards were held at The Brewery in London on Monday, 16 November.

Guests were entertained by Sarah Williams White and Mercury prize contender Eska; Dickon Ross, Editor of E&T and 2015 Chair of the BSME presented the awards with TV star and comedian Alexander Armstrong, and The London Gay Men’s Chorus sang as the winners walked to the stage.

The winners of the 2015 BSME Awards were:

EDITORS OF THE YEAR:

BUSINESS BRAND - MONTHLY OR LESS FREQUENT

Nigel Praities, Pulse, Cogora

BUSINESS BRAND – WEEKLY/FORTNIGHTLY/MORE FREQUENT

Adam Leyland, The Grocer, William Reed Business Media

BRANDED CONTENT - BUSINESS

Lee Hibbert, Professional Engineering, Caspian Media

BRANDED CONTENT - CONSUMER

Simon Kurs, easyJet Traveller, Ink

ENTERTAINMENT BRAND

Lucie Cave, Heat, Bauer Media Group

Highly Commended: Ben Preston, Radio Times, Immediate Media

LIFESTYLE BRAND

Ed Grenby, The Sunday Times Travel Magazine, News UK

SPECIAL INTEREST BRAND

Rob Attar, BBC History Magazine, Immediate Media

MEN'S BRAND

Matthew Todd, Attitude, Attitude Media

WOMEN'S BRAND - MONTHLY OR LESS FREQUENT

Lucy Yeomans, Porter, Net-A-Porter Group

WOMEN'S BRAND - WEEKLY/FORTNIGHTLY/ MORE FREQUENT

Lisa Smosarski, Stylist, ShortList Media Ltd

YOUTH & CHILDREN'S BRAND

Frank Tennyson, Toxic, Egmont Publishing

NEWSPAPER OR CURRENT AFFAIRS BRAND

Melissa Denes, Guardian Weekend, Guardian Media Group

DIGITAL EDITORS OF THE YEAR:

DIGITAL EDITOR – BUSINESS

Anna Winston, Dezeen, Dezeen

DIGITAL EDITOR - CONSUMER

Simon Collis, Cycling Weekly, Time Inc. UK

DIGITAL EDITOR - BRANDED CONTENT

Dan Jude, Virgin Media Presents, Redwood

Highly Commended: Jan Masters, Harrods Magazine App, Harrods

THE FIONA MACPHERSON NEW EDITOR OF THE YEAR

Joint Winners

Charlotte Moore, InStyle, Time Inc. UK

Claire Warren, Work., Haymarket Network

ART DIRECTORS OF THE YEAR:

ART DIRECTOR – BUSINESS

Simon Esterson, Pulp, Eye Magazine Limited

Highly Commended: Martin Tullett, Work., Haymarket Network

ART DIRECTOR - CONSUMER MONTHLY OR LESS FREQUENT

Jennifer McNally, My VIP (Pets at Home), John Brown Media

ART DIRECTOR - CONSUMER WEEKLY/FORTNIGHTLYMORE FREQUENT

Matt Curtis, The Sunday Times Magazine, News UK

Highly Commended: Shazia Chaudhry, The New Review, Independent Print Ltd

LAUNCH OF THE YEAR

Kevin Sutcliffe, VICE News, Vice Media

CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR

Immediate Media Youth & Children's Portfolio, Immediate Media - Hands Up! Let's Stop Bullying For All

INNOVATION / BRAND-BUILDING INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR

Gillian De Bono, How To Spend It, The Financial Times Ltd - How To Give It

COLUMNISTS OF THE YEAR:

COLUMNIST - SPECIAL INTEREST & BUSINESS BRAND

Rich Newton, Business Life (British Airways), Cedar Communications

COLUMNIST - CONSUMER & GENERAL INTEREST BRAND

Caitlin Moran, The Times Magazine, News UK

SCOOP OF THE YEAR

Mark Griffiths, Country Life, Time Inc. UK- Shakespeare: His True Likeness Revealed At Last

MARK BOXER AWARD

Tony Chambers, Wallpaper*, Time Inc. UK

EDITORS’ EDITOR OF THE YEAR

Sue Matthias, FT Weekend Magazine, The Financial Times Ltd

The winners of the two new COVER OF THE YEAR categories were voted on by guests attending the Awards Dinner. The winners are:

COVER OF THE YEAR - CONSUMER

Melissa Denes & Maggie Murphy, Guardian Weekend, Guardian Media Group

COVER OF THE YEAR - BUSINESS

Robert Jeffery & Chris Barker, People Management, Haymarket Network