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PPA Scottish Magazine Awards 2019 – winners announced

The winners of this year’s PPA Scottish Magazine Awards were announced on 28 November, at a celebratory party at The Hub in Edinburgh.

PPA Scottish Magazine Awards 2019 – winners announced

The winners were of the PPA Scottish Magazine Awards 2019 were:

COLUMNIST OF THE YEAR

Mandy Rhodes, Holyrood, Holyrood Communications

COMMUNITY MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR

Dumfries & Galloway Life, Newsquest

CONSUMER MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Acorn Web

The Big Issue

COVER OF THE YEAR

Gold: Connect, Think

Silver: Beano, DC Thomson

Bronze: Hood, Miller Mitchell Media

DESIGNER OF THE YEAR

Ross Lesley-Bayne, The Big Issue

EDITOR OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER MAGAZINES)

Paul McNamee, The Big Issue

EDITOR OF THE YEAR (SPECIALIST MAGAZINES)

Sponsored by Midton

Mandy Rhodes, Holyrood, Holyrood Communications

EVENT OF THE YEAR

Oor Wullie's BIG Bucket Trail, DC Thomson Media

LAUNCH OF THE YEAR

A Music Journal, GoldFlakePaint

MEDIA BRAND OF THE YEAR

Oor Wullie, DC Thomson Media

MEMBER MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by YM Group

Connect, Think

SPECIAL EDITION OF THE YEAR

The People's Friend Special Collector's Edition, DC Thomson Media

SPECIAL INTEREST MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Warners Midlands

The RPS Journal, Think

SPECIALIST MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR

The Biologist, Think

SUPPLEMENT OF THE YEAR

The Scotsman Magazine, JPIMedia

WRITER OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER MAGAZINES)

Laura Brown, Scottish Heroes; The People's Friend; Domestic Sluttery

WRITER OF THE YEAR (SPECIALIST MAGAZINES)

Tom Seymour, The RPS Journal, Think

YOUNG JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

Megan Wallace, The Skinny, Radge Media

PPA SCOTLAND HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE 2019

Jackie Bird