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PPA New Talent Awards 2017 - shortlist

The PPA has announced the shortlist for its 2017 New Talent Awards.

"The PPA New Talent Awards are all about shining a light on the outstanding efforts and achievements of the rising stars in consumer magazines and Business Media," says Barry McIlheney, CEO, PPA.

This year’s event will be held at the Ministry Of Sound, London on Thursday March 16.

The shortlist:

MOST PROMISING STUDENT JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR (POST-GRADUATE)

Kemi Alemoru, City University, London

Harriet Brown, City University, London

Megan Carnegie Brown, City University, London

Lucy Devine, City University, London

Sarah Drumm, City University, London

Simon Edward Smith, University of Sheffield

Ellie Harrison, City University, London

Jessie-Ann Lewis, Cardiff University

Amalia Illgner, Goldsmiths, London

NEW TALENT BREAKTHROUGH AWARD

Rima Barakeh, Editorial Assistant, hitched, Immediate Media Co

Ella Braidwood, News Reporter, The Architects' Journal, Plexus, Ascential

Josie Copson, Features Intern, Cosmopolitan, Hearst Magazines UK

Layla Haidrani, Editorial Assistant, Nursing Standard, RCNi Publishing

George Ogleby, Reporter, edie.net, Faversham House

Ella Scholfield, Classified Sales Executive, You & Your Wedding, Immediate Media Co

Deborah Taylor, Graduate Sales Executive, Construction News/New Civil Engineer, Plexus, Ascential

Hayley Warren, Video And Social Assistant, Superdrug, The River Group

NEW RISING SALES STAR

Tim Bennett, Classified Team Leader, Radio Times, Immediate Media Co

Rob Biddiss, Advertising Director, Co-op Food Magazine, The River Group

Richard Hadler, Head Of Publishing, Raconteur

James Law-Smith, Senior Classified Sales Executive, Radio Times, Immediate Media Co

Josh Lomas, Sales Executive, Drapers, Plexus, Ascential

Gemma Swainsbury, Fashion Manager, Shortlist/Shortlist.com/Mr Hyde, Shortlist Media

Robert Waidhofer, Agency Account Manager, Time Inc. UK

NEW DESIGNER OF THE YEAR

Hannah Graham, Digital Designer, Emerald Street/Mr Hyde, Shortlist Media

Amy Hanbidge, Designer, The Locker, Haymarket Media Group

George Hilton, Designer, Women's Health, Hearst-Rodale

Jessica Lockett, Designer, Cosmopolitan, Hearst Magazines UK

Leanne Robson, Art Editor, Harper’s Bazaar/Town & Country, Hearst Magazines UK

Maria Sagun, Designer, ShortList, Shortlist Media

Chloe Sharp, Senior Designer, Stylist, Shortlist Media

Viet Tran, Designer, ELLE, Hearst Magazines UK

NEW ART DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

Andrew Barlow, Art Director, ELLE, Hearst Magazines UK

Joanna Levitas, Art Director, Healthy and Healthy for Men, The River Group

Emily Smith, Senior Art Editor, Real Homes/Period Living, Centaur Media

Chris Williams, Art Director, ASOS Magazine, ASOS

NEW BUSINESS MEDIA JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

Sophie Barnes, Senior Reporter, Inside Housing, Ocean Media Group

Madeleine Cuff, Deputy Editor, Business Green, Incisive Media

Layla Haidrani, Editorial Assistant, Nursing Standard, RCNi Publishing

Samuel Horti, Digital News Editor, Property Week, Metropolis International

Matt Mace, Senior Reporter, edie.net, Faversham House

Adam Shepherd, Staff Writer, Dennis Publishing

Lois Vallely, News Editor, Utility Week, Faversham House

NEW CONSUMER MAGAZINE JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

Eleanor Halls, Staff Writer, GQ, The Condé Nast Publications

Alexandra Jones, Commissioning Editor, Stylist, Shortlist Media

Martin Saarinen, Consumer Reporter, Auto Express/Carbuyer, Dennis Publishing

Jennifer Savin, Junior Writer, Cosmopolitan, Hearst Magazines UK

Anna Silverman, Junior Features Writer, Grazia, Bauer Media

Tom Ward, Features Editor, Men’s Health, Hearst-Rodale

NEW SPECIALIST CONTENT WRITER OF THE YEAR

Simon Daddow, Equipment Editor, Today’s Golfer, Bauer Media

Lawrence Dunhill, Senior Correspondent, Health Service Journal, Plexus, Ascential

Oliver Hill, Senior Reporter, Farmers Weekly, Reed Business Information

Gavriel Hollander, Features Editor, Inside Housing, Ocean Media Group

Ralph Jones, Staff Writer, ShortList, Shortlist Media

Laura Mark, Architecture Editor, The Architects' Journal, Plexus, Ascential

Curtis Moldrich, Staff Writer, Alphr, Dennis Publishing

Lee Stobbs, Senior Writer, Match Of The Day, Immediate Media Co

NEW DIGITAL CONTENT LEADER

Natasha Bird, Digital Editor, ELLE, Hearst Magazines UK

Claire Hodgson, Digital Editor, Cosmopolitan, Hearst Magazines UK

Maggie Holland, Editorial Director, Dennis Publishing

Denise Law, Community Editor, The Economist, The Economist Group

Carys Matthews, Web Editor, BBC Countryfile, Immediate Media Co

NEW SECTION EDITOR OF THE YEAR

Lilian Anekwe, Deputy and Features Editor, Chemist+Druggist, UBM

Amy Grier, Features Director, Cosmopolitan, Hearst Magazines UK

Lucy Halfhead, Assistant Editor/Travel Editor, Harper’s Bazaar, Hearst Magazines UK

Ted Lane, Commissioning Editor Print and Digital, Men's Health, Hearst-Rodale

Chris Lloyd, Financial Editor, Parkers, Bauer Media

Lottie Lumsden, Entertainment Director, Cosmopolitan, Hearst Magazines UK

Matthew McEvoy, Staff Writer, Haymarket Media Group

Vicky Spratt, Features Editor, The Debrief, Bauer Media

NEW EDITOR OF THE YEAR (BUSINESS MEDIA)

Jennifer Creevy, Content Director, Retail Week, Plexus, Ascential

Mark Hansford, Editor, New Civil Engineer, Plexus, Ascential

Luke Nicholls, Editor, edie.net, Faversham House

Russell Parsons, Editor, Marketing Week, Centaur Media

James Waldron, Editor, Chemist+Druggist, UBM

NEW EDITOR OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER MEDIA)

Daniel Bennett, Editor, BBC Focus, Immediate Media Co

Rebecca Holman, Editor, The Debrief, Bauer Media

Stuart Milne, Editor, Carbuyer, Dennis Publishing

Rosie Mullender, Acting Editor, Co-op Food Magazine, The River Group

Natasha Pearlman, Editor, Grazia, Bauer Media