McNamee nominated in magazine editors’ awards

THE Glasgow-based editor of The Big Issue magazine, Paul McNamee, has been nominated in UK-wide awards celebrating the best of magazine and website editing.

He has been nominated in the Lifestyle Brand category of the British Society of Magazine Editors’ Awards.

He is up against Gillian Carter (BBC Good Food, BBC Worldwide / Immediate Media), Michelle Ogundehin (ELLE Decoration, Hearst Magazines UK), Guy Woodward (Food and Travel, Green Pea Publishing), Tim de Lisle (Intelligent Life, The Economist Group), Tony Chambers (Wallpaper*, IPC Media), and Mandie Gower (Zest, Hearst Magazines UK).

The winners are announced on November 11.

The shortlists for two remaining categories – Campaign and Innovation/Brand-Building Initiative of the Year – will be announced during the middle of next month.

The full shortlist is as follows:


Business Brand – Free Circulation

Marcus Fairs – Dezeen, Dezeen Limited

Robert Jeffery – People Management, Haymarket Media Group

Steve Nowottny – Pulse, Briefing Media

William Drew – Restaurant, William Reed Business Media

Business Brand – Paid For

Christine Murray – Architects’ Journal, Emap

Damian Wild – Estates Gazette, RBI

Emma Penny – Farmers Guardian, Briefing Media

Chris Brook-Carter – Retail Week, Emap

Catherine Slessor – The Architectural Review, Emap

Adam Leyland – The Grocer, William Reed Business Media

Branded Content – Business

James Pallister – AJ, Emap

Andrew Geekie – Business Agenda (RBS), John Brown Media

Tim Hulse – Business Life (British Airways), Cedar Communications

Richard Cree – economia (ICAEW), Progressive Customer Publishing

Oliver Parsons – Modus (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors), Sunday

Branded Content – Consumer

Melissa Dick – ASOS, ASOS

Kitty Finstad – Christie’s International Real Estate, August Media

Donna Hardie – Completely London (KFH), August Media

Simon Kurs – easyJet Traveller, Ink

Deborah Bee – Harrods Magazine, Harrods Publishing

Kerry Smith – High Life (British Airways), Cedar Communications

Derek Harbinson – Land Rover Onelife, Redwood

Entertainment Brand

Mark Dinning – Empire, Bauer Media

Steven Murphy – Inside Soap, Hearst Magazines UK

Sally Eyden – Now, IPC Media

Ben Preston – Radio Times, Immediate Media

Tim Arthur – Time Out, Time Out Digital Ltd

Lifestyle Brand

Gillian Carter – BBC Good Food, BBC Worldwide / Immediate Media

Michelle Ogundehin – ELLE Decoration, Hearst Magazines UK

Guy Woodward – Food and Travel, Green Pea Publishing

Tim de Lisle – Intelligent Life, The Economist Group

Paul McNamee – The Big Issue, The Big Issue

Tony Chambers – Wallpaper*, IPC Media

Mandie Gower – Zest, Hearst Magazines UK

Special Interest & Hobbies Brand

Jade Beer – Brides, The Condé Nast Publications Ltd

Claire Irvin – Mother & Baby, Bauer Media

Jason Cowley – New Statesman, Progressive Media

Andy Dixon – Runner’s World, Hearst Rodale Ltd

Elise Wells – Slimming World, Miles-Bramwell Executive Services Ltd

Charlie Turner – TopGear, Immediate Media

David Rowan – Wired, The Condé Nast Publications Ltd

Men’s Brand

Matthew Todd – Attitude, Attitude Media Ltd

Alex Bilmes – Esquire, Hearst Magazines UK

Dylan Jones – GQ, The Condé Nast Publications Ltd

Toby Wiseman – Men’s Health, Hearst Rodale Ltd

Dan Crowe – Port, Port Publishing

Women’s Brand – Monthly or Less Frequent

Victoria White – Company, Hearst Magazines UK

Louise Court – Cosmopolitan, Hearst Magazines UK

Lorraine Candy – ELLE, Hearst Magazines UK

Trish Halpin – Marie Claire, IPC Media

Sue James – Woman&Home, IPC Media

Farrah Storr – Women’s Health, Hearst Rodale Ltd

Women’s Brand – Weekly or Fortnightly

Rosie Nixon & Ruth Sullivan – Hello!, Hello! Ltd

Ali Hall – Look, IPC Media

Lisa Smosarski – Stylist, ShortList Media Limited

Rebecca Fleming – Take A Break, H Bauer Publishing

Matt Warren – The Lady, The Lady Ltd

Karen Livermore – Woman, IPC Media

Youth Brand

Steph Cooper – CBeebies Art, Immediate Media

Andrea Turton – CBeebies Special Magazine, Immediate Media

Max Gosney – Engineering Careers, Findlay Media

Ian Foster – Match of the Day, Immediate Media

Emma Munro Smith – Moshi Monsters, SkyJack Publishing

Frank Tennyson – Toxic, Egmont UK

Newspaper & Free Circulation Consumer Brand

Rachel Richardson – Fabulous, News UK

Sue Matthias – FT Weekend Magazine, Financial Times

Merope Mills – Guardian Weekend, Guardian News & Media Ltd

Gillian de Bono, How To Spend It, Financial Times

Nicola Jeal – The Saturday Times Magazine, News UK

Sue Peart – YOU Magazine, Associated Newspapers


Web Editor – Business

Niall Hunt –, UBM Live

Marcus Fairs –, Dezeen Limited

Karen Day –, RBI

Tom Lloyd –, Ocean Media Group Ltd

Lisa Glancy –, UBM

Adam Legge –, Briefing Media

Web Editor – Consumer

Stuart Milne –, Haymarket Media Group

David Moynihan –, Hearst Magazines UK

James Dyer –, Bauer Media

Natasha McNamara –, The Condé Nast Publications Ltd

Jodie Harrison –, The Net-A-Porter Group

Nate Lanxon –, The Condé Nast Publications Ltd


Rob Attar – BBC History, Immediate Media

Melinda Stevens – Condé Nast Traveller, The Condé Nast Publications Ltd

Edward Vanstone –, Hearst Rodale Ltd

Toby Wiseman – Men’s Health, Hearst Rodale Ltd

Jonathan Pile – Mr Hyde, ShortList Media Limited


Art Director – Business

John Rooney – E&T, IET

Chris Gardner – EuroProperty Trends, RBI

Sonny Dhamu – Inside Housing, Ocean Media Group Ltd

Christie Ferdinando – Modus (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors), Sunday

Chris Barker – People Management (CIPD), Haymarket Media Group

Art Director Consumer – Paid For

Shaun Craig Parkinson – Attitude, Attitude Media Ltd

Chris Lupton – Empire, Bauer Media

David McKendrick – Esquire, Hearst Magazines UK

Graham Black – Intelligent Life, The Economist Group

Sarah Douglas & Lee Belcher – Wallpaper*, IPC Media

Andrew Diprose – Wired, The Condé Nast Publications Ltd

Art Director Consumer – Free Circulation

Richard Murray – Completely London (KFH), August Media

Joanne Curran – Event, Associated Newspapers

Mark Leeds & Paul Tansley – FT Weekend Magazine, Financial Times

Jamie McPherson – High Life (British Airways), Cedar Communications

Tim Scott – Jaguar, Haymarket Media Group

Chris Deacon – Metropolitan (Eurostar), Ink

Linda Boyle – YOU Magazine, Associated Newspapers


Duncan Edwards – ASOS Fashion Up, ASOS

Gordon Thomson – Event, Associated Newspapers

Jonathan Pile – Mr Hyde, ShortList Media Limited

Toby Skinner – n by Norwegian, Ink

Lucy Yeomans – The Edit, The Net-A-Porter Group

Gill Morgan – Town, Brave New World


Columnist – Business

Sally Donovan – Community Care, Reed Business Information

Sam Jacob – Dezeen, Dezeen Limited

Iqbal Wahhab – Director, Director Publications

Jeremy Swain – Inside Housing, Ocean Media Group Ltd

Dr Phil Peverley – Pulse, Briefing Media

Columnist – Consumer

Simon Kuper – FT Weekend Magazine, Financial Times

Giles Coren – Mother & Baby, Bauer Media

Danny Wallace – ShortList, ShortList Media Limited

Lucy Mangan – Stylist, ShortList Media Limited

Caitlin Moran – The Saturday Times Magazine, News UK

Rory Sutherland – The Spectator, The Spectator (1828 Ltd)


Annabel Brog – ELLE, Hearst Magazines UK – for the Victoria Beckham exclusive

Mark Dinning – Empire, Bauer Media – for the J.J. Abrams Empire Special

Nick Whitten – Estates Gazette, RBI – for Estates Gazette Question Time

Raymond Bonner & Christine Spolar – FT Weekend, Financial Times – for Death in Singapore

Jaimie Kaffash – Pulse, Briefing Media – for their NHS 111 report

Tom Ford – TopGear, Immediate Media – for the Aston Martin One-77 (Ghost Rider) world exclusive

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