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Newspaper & Magazine Awards 2019 – winners announced

The Newspaper & Magazine Awards 2019, organised by ACE, took place on Thursday 9th May 2019 at the Royal Garden Hotel Kensington.

Newspaper & Magazine Awards 2019 – winners announced
Some of the winners!

The event was hosted by Heart FM Breakfast duo Tom and Jack and the band “Miracle Cure” provided the music for the after-award celebrations.

The awards are for excellence in newspaper and magazine publishing, distribution and retailing.

The winners of ACE’s Newspaper & Magazine Awards for 2019 were:

BRAND TEAM OF THE YEAR

London Review of Books Marketing Team

Judges comments: “For their focus on the team and working so effectively in the face of a changed environment.”

CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR

Beano

Judges comments: “For delivering a carefully thought out and executed campaign to maximise the sales of the celebratory edition.”

FREE PUBLICATION of the YEAR

The Red Bulletin

Judges comments: “For bold, positive decisions within a challenging marketplace.”

INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATION of the YEAR

HELLO!

Judges comments: “For their innovative use of standout retail promotions and sales significantly bucking the category market trends.”

LAUNCH OF THE YEAR

L.O.L. Surprise!

Judges comments: “For an outstanding launch.”

MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR – CHILDREN’S

Fun To Learn Peppa Pig Bag-O-Fun

Judges comments: “For taking this character to a new level of fun and learning, supporting strong sales.”

MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR – LIFESTYLE

HELLO!

Judges comments: “For their ability to capitalise on the opportunities and keep striving for success in every way.”

MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR – SPECIALIST INTEREST

White Dwarf

Judges comments: “For driving interest and sales through more mainstream outlets with successful investment in retail promotions.”

NATIONAL NEWSPAPER OF THE YEAR

The Times Newspaper

Judges comments: “For high quality retail promotional and category support generating an additional £3.7m RSV for the newstrade.”

NEWS & CURRENT AFFAIRS PUBLICATION OF THE YEAR

Guardian Weekly

Judges comments: “For their impressive sales growth and solid increase in subscriptions.”

REGIONAL NEWSPAPER OF THE YEAR

Paisley Daily Express

Judges comments: “For superb local news performance, growing stronger ties with the community and ABC performance.”

RETAILER OF THE YEAR

Sainsbury’s

Judges comments: “For significant support of the category, and commitment to going that bit extra.”

SUBSCRIPTIONS TEAM OF THE YEAR

Hearst UK Subscription Team

Judges comments: “For delivering impressive results from a highly integrated team and creating a new £M+ direct to customer revenue stream.”

SUPPLY CHAIN COMPANY OF THE YEAR

Marketforce

Judges comments: “For their agility, innovation and commitment to planning through the supply chain.”

YOUNG ACHIEVER OF THE YEAR

Chloe Robinson

Judges comments: “For her approach, enthusiasm to learn, work rate and creativity.”