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25 July 2018

Bauer Awards Round Up June & July

It’s been a long hot summer full of awards at Bauer Media with cause for celebration across radio, publishing, digital and fundraising!

We made a mark at the ‘Oscars’ of the publishing world – the PPA Awards, our colleagues in Northern Ireland were commended for their outstanding philanthropic efforts for Cash for Kids, Magic Radio swept up at the New York Festivals and Bauer Xcel enjoyed success at the AOP Digital Publishing Awards.

See below for our full list of winners and nominees across June and July:

PPA Awards

Country Walking took home the coveted ‘Best Use of Social Media’ trophy for their fantastic #walk1000miles campaign at the PPA Awards at Grosvenor House on June 27.

Grazia, columnist, Polly Vernon was Highly Commended in the Columnist of the Year (Consumer Media) category for her weekly column in the magazine.

The PPA Awards celebrate the very best in the UK magazine media world and are a huge accolade to take home – the “big one” in publishing.

Read more about the PPA’s here.


AOP Digital Publishing Awards

The AOP Digital Publishing Awards are specifically designed to celebrate the work of the individuals and teams who fuel the success of the UK’s digital publishing sector and Bauer Xcel truly made their mark at the ceremony.

The Audience Development Team took home Audience Development Team of the Year and The AdOps Team were awarded Digital Advertising Operations Team of the Year.

Read more about the AOP Digital Publishing Awards here.


New York Festivals

NYF’s International Radio Program Awards for The World’s Best Radio Programs honours radio content in all lengths and formats and across all platforms from radio stations, networks and independent producers from around the globe.

Magic Soul Live at the London Palladium won the Gold award in the Best Live Sound category, part of the radio craft segment of awards.

Magic at the Musicals at the Royal Albert Hall won the Silver award in the Best Music Special category, part of the radio entertainment segment of the awards.

Read more about the NYF’s Awards here.


Institute of Fundraising Awards NI

Cash for Kids at Downtown Radio, Cool FM and Downtown Country were awarded at the Institute of Fundraising NI’s “Fundraising Campaign of the Year” award for Mission Christmas 2017, and were also nominated for “Fundraising Partnership of the Year” for their campaign with Ulster Bank.

Mission Christmas 2017 was by far the most successful Christmas appeal for Cash for Kids Northern Ireland to date, and was also the first to use a custom-built digital platform created for the whole Cash for Kids charity to manage gift applications and distribution.

Congratulations to all of our people who have gone above and beyond to be recognised.


Campaign Marketing New Thinking Awards

KISS have been nominated in the ‘Brand Team of the Year’ category at Campaign’s Marketing New Thinking Awards. 

The Marketing New Thinking Awards celebrate brands and agencies that are paving the way in the marketing arena and this is a huge feat for KISS to be nominated.

The Marketing New Thinking Awards, now in its fourth year, takes place on Wednesday 26 September at One Marylebone in London.

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