Publishing business gathers to rejoice achievements on the forty second PPA Awards 2022 | What’s New in Publishing


The publishing business gathered this week at The Grosvenor Home Resort for the annual Skilled Publishers Affiliation (PPA) Awards.  Hosted by TV presenter Tess Daly, the business celebrated the achievements of editors, their groups and the organisations that drive the sector.

The awards recognise winners in 28 classes, showcasing the perfect of the business, from the writers and designers to these spearheading change and difficult the established order in core areas of sustainability and variety and inclusion. New classes added this 12 months embrace: Newcomer of the Yr and Future Chief of the Yr.

The night was accompanied by the award-winning AMC Gospel Choir, stars of BBC One’s Final Choir Standing.

It was a celebration of the ingenuity, creativity and forward-thinking initiatives which can be driving the success of this business.

I’d prefer to congratulate the shortlisted entries and the winners, who signify a cross part of specialist curiosity and multiplatform media on setting the benchmark of excellence so excessive.  Now we have an thrilling future forward of us.

Saj Merali, PPA CEO


  • PPA Innovation of the Yr: Nexus – subsequent era account-based advertising, Incisive Nexus, Incisive Media
    Class sponsored by FT Methods
  • PPA Designer of the Yr: Peter Allen, Magneto, Hothouse Media

Class sponsored by AND

  • PPA Sustainability Award: Planet Hearst, Hearst UK
    Class sponsored by Denmaur Paper Media
  • PPA Columnist of the Yr: Mark Ritson, Advertising Week, Centaur Media
  • PPA Trade Associate of the Yr: Marketforce
  • PPA Journal Retailer of the Yr: Journal Heaven
  • PPA Podcast of the Yr: The Plodcast, BBC Countryfile Journal, Our Media
  • PPA Unsung Hero of the Yr: Sophie Dainty, Digital Spy, Hearst UK
  • PPA Newcomer of the Yr: Amy Hopkins, APA Digital AG
  • PPA Future Chief of the Yr: Rob Horgan, New Civil Engineer, Emap/Metropolis
  • PPA Kids’s Journal of the Yr: The Week Junior, Future
  • PPA Range & Inclusion Award: Beano, DC Thomson

Class sponsored by NLA Media Entry

  • PPA Marketing campaign of the Yr: Monty Don e book marketing campaign, BBC Gardeners’ World, Rapid Media

Class sponsored by DSB

  • PPA Content material Company of the Yr: Assume
  • PPA Market Intelligence Model / Product of the Yr: Sign, The Lawyer, Centaur Media
  • PPA Occasion of the Yr (Enterprise Media): Sustainable Funding Competition, Incisive Media

Class sponsored by Evessio

  • PPA Occasion of the Yr (Client Media): PONY Journal Large Day Out, DJ Murphy

Class sponsored by White House Artistic Options

  • PPA Business Partnership of the Yr: The Large Situation along with O2: The Nationwide Databank Partnership

Class sponsored by Publishers Licensing Providers (PLS)

  • PPA Subscriptions Technique of the Yr: A Subscriptions Exercise: Strengthening our Core and Stretching, Hearst UK

Class sponsored by ESco

  • PPA Author of the Yr: Melissa Thompson, BBC Good Meals, Rapid Media

Class sponsored by CLA

  • PPA Editor of the Yr (Enterprise Media): Jaimie Kaffash, Pulse, Cogora
  • PPA Workforce of the Yr: Rapid Folks Workforce, Rapid Media
    Class sponsored by NewsTeam Group
  • PPA Cowl of the Yr
    GAY TIMES, GAY TIMES Group – class sponsor Shutterstock Editorial

Silver: Nation Life, Future

Bronze: BBC Wildlife, Our Media

  • PPA Particular Curiosity Journal/Model of the Yr: Wanderlust, Wanderlust Journey Media
  • PPA Enterprise Excellence Award – PPA’s Chair Award: Haymarket Media Group
  • PPA Media Model of the Yr (Enterprise Media): Raconteur, Raconteur Media
    Class sponsored by Affino
  • PPA Media Model of the Yr (Client Media): BBC Good Meals, Rapid Media
    Class sponsored by Air Enterprise


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