Scottish magazine awards announce shortlist

EIGHTY-five magazines have been shortlisted for this year’s Scottish Magazine Awards, being run by the Periodical Publishers Association in Scotland, with the winners to be announced at a dinner on the 30th of next month, in Glasgow.

The shortlist spans 15 categories, with the judges headed by Keith Jones, chief executive officer at publishers, Reed Business Information.

The other judges are John Brown, past chair, Chartered Institute of Public Relations, Scotland; David Cooke, senior trading manager, News & Magazines, Tesco; Helen Hourston, chair, Scottish Institute of Practitioners in Advertising; Peter Martin, head of Magazines, Menzies Distribution; Nick Mazur, deputy CEO, Periodical Publishers Association; Ally Palmer, director, Palmer Watson Design Consultancy; Ray Perman, director, Scottish Enterprise; Pat Roberts Cairns, editorial consultant; Trevor Royle, associate editor, Sunday Herald; Emily Travis, marketing development manager, Royal Mail; and Christopher Ward, chair, Redwood Publishing.

Columnist of the Year

Holyrood / Mandy Rhodes
Life & Work / Ron Ferguson
The Great Outdoors (TGO) / Mike Harding
The Scottish Farmer / Roger Taylor (Richard Wright)

Feature Writer of the Year

Holyrood / Rory Cahill
Holyrood / Jacq Kelly
Holyrood / Mandy Rhodes
Life & Work / Lorna Hill
Strathclyde People / Nicola More
The List / Allan Radcliffe

Editor of the Year: Consumer

Able / Emily Rodway
Bunkered, Scottish Club Golfer / Martin Dempster
Map / Alice Bain
Scottish Field / Claire Grant
The Great Outdoors (TGO) / Cameron McNeish
The List / Nick Barley

Editor of the Year: Business & Professional

Holyrood / Mandy Rhodes
Journal of the Law Society of Scotland / Peter Nicholson
Scottish Local Retailer / Antony Begley
Surgeons’ News / David Tolley
The Scottish Farmer / Alasdair Fletcher

Publisher of the Year

55 North / Antony Begley
Fusion Flowers / Alison Bradley
International Magazines / Iain McEwan and David Riddell
Revamp / Arlene Russo
Pro-Sports Promotions / Paul Grant

Best Magazine Design: Consumer

Homes and Interiors Scotland / International Magazines
Life and Work / Church of Scotland
Map / Map Magazine
Teen Titles / City of Edinburgh Council

Apologies; the remainder of this entry has been lost, most likely due to a corrupted database.