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The PPA Awards Winners 2021 – unveiled

The winners for this year’s PPA Awards have been revealed during an online ceremony hosted last night by comedians Marcus Brigstocke and Jess Robinson.

The PPA Awards Winners 2021 – unveiled

The PPA Awards reward excellence across a wide breadth of publishing disciplines, including editing, subscription strategies, campaigns, teamwork, podcasting and diversity and inclusion. Three new categories were introduced for 2021 to reflect how the publishing industry is evolving: Best Response to COVID-19, Children’s Magazine of the Year and Subscriptions Strategy of the Year.

This year saw The Big Issue take home four awards – the most of any publisher – for a plethora of impressive achievements in supporting its community through Covid-19. Mark Allen Group won Special Interest Magazine Brand of the Year for Farmers Weekly and Immediate Media Co. secured Media Brand of the Year for BBC Good Food.

BBC TopGear by BBC Studios took home the Front Cover of the Year Award, as voted for by the public. And this year’s Chairman’s Award was awarded to Nursing Standard, RCNi.

The winners:

PPA BEST RESPONSE TO COVID-19

The Big Issue's COVID-19 Response, The Big Issue

PPA BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

MedicinesComplete, Pharmaceutical Press, Royal Pharmaceutical Society

PPA CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR

The Big Issue Appeal, The Big Issue

PPA CHAIRMAN'S AWARD

Nursing Standard, RCNi

PPA CHILDREN'S MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR

Beano, DC Thomson Media

PPA COLUMNIST OF THE YEAR

Mark Ritson, Marketing Week, Centaur Media

PPA COMMERCIAL PARTNERSHIP OF THE YEAR

Hearst UK & Wake The Bear x NatWest, Cosmopolitan Home Made

PPA CONTENT AGENCY OF THE YEAR

Sunday

PPA DESIGNER OF THE YEAR

Peter Allen, Magneto, Hothouse Media

PPA DIVERSITY & INCLUSION AWARD

The BMJ

PPA EDITOR OF THE YEAR

Alastair McLellan, Health Service Journal, Wilmington Healthcare

PPA EVENT OF THE YEAR

Decanter World Wine Awards 2020, Future

PPA FRONT COVER OF THE YEAR

BBC TopGear, BBC Studios

PPA INDUSTRY PARTNER OF THE YEAR

PwC

PPA INNOVATION OF THE YEAR

The Big Issue Vendor Map - Digital Sales, The Big Issue

PPA MAGAZINE RETAILER OF THE YEAR

Magazine Heaven

PPA MEDIA BRAND OF THE YEAR

BBC Good Food, Immediate Media Co.

PPA PODCAST OF THE YEAR

The Week Unwrapped, The Week, Dennis Publishing

PPA SPECIAL INTEREST MAGAZINE BRAND OF THE YEAR

Farmers Weekly, MA Agriculture, Mark Allen Group

PPA SUBSCRIPTIONS STRATEGY OF THE YEAR

The 1 million Sub Challenge!, Immediate Media Co.

PPA SUSTAINABILITY AWARD

Haymarket Sustain, Haymarket Media Group

PPA TEAM OF THE YEAR

Marketing & Communications Team, The Big Issue

PPA UNSUNG HERO OF THE YEAR

Sofia Lind, Pulse, Cogora

PPA WRITER OF THE YEAR

Jessamy Calkin, Telegraph Magazine, Telegraph Media Group

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