Press releases

Bauer Awards Round Up May

We’ve enjoyed successes in radio with a Fellowship to the Radio Academy awarded, as well as Key 103’s sensitive handling of the Manchester Arena benefit concert being recognised. Our colleagues in advertising celebrated a commendation from the Branded Film Awards and we eagerly await the results of the Oscars of the publishing world, The PPA Awards, with a staggering 8 nominations.

In addition, Bauer Media have been named as one of the first 13 UK member companies to become IAB Gold Standard certified.

See below for full details of our awards and nominations:  

IAB Gold Standard certified

Bauer Media has been named as one of the first 13 UK member companies to become IAB Gold Standard certified.

The IAB’s Gold Standard initiative is designed to raise standards in digital advertising by addressing three key issues facing the industry – ad fraud, brand safety and ad blocking. It does this by pulling together three existing initiatives ads.txt, JICWEBS DTSG and the Coalition for Better Advertising’s Better Ad Standards respectively.

Other companies named in the 13 member group to become IAB Gold Standard certified include: AppNexus, AutoTrader, GroundTruth, Inskin Media, Media IQ Digital, News UK, Precise.TV, Sovrn, The Guardian, The Student Room, Time Inc. and Weve.

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Sally Aitchison MBE awarded a Fellowship to the Radio Academy

Sally Aitchison MBE, Managing Director of Bauer Media’s Cash for Kids was awarded with The Radio Academy’s highest honour for her dedication and contribution to the world of radio and broadcasting and Christian O’Connell, Absolute Radio Breakfast Host, was presented with a Gold Award.

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Prolific North Awards

Key 103 were recognised with a nomination in the ‘Best Video category’ for their terrific ‘One Love Manchester Mash Up’. The piece compiled highlights from the Ariana Grande One Love Manchester concert in aid of victims from the Manchester arena attack.

See the full list of winners and nominees

PPA Awards Nominations

The PPA Awards celebrate the very best in the UK magazine media world and Bauer are thrilled to have collected 8 nominations.

Our nominations in full:

  • BEST USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA

Walk 1000 Miles 2017, Country Walking, Bauer Media

  • COLUMNIST OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER MEDIA)

Polly Vernon, Grazia, Bauer Media

  • CONSUMER MEDIA BRAND OF THE YEAR

CAR, Bauer Media

  • EDITOR OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER MEDIA)

Gary Pinchin, Built & Classic Bike, Bauer Media

Terri White, Empire, Bauer Media

  • DESIGNER OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER MEDIA)

Chris Lupton, Empire, Bauer Media

  • EVENT OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER MEDIA)

London Motorcycle Show, Bauer Media

Your Horse Live, Bauer Media

  • SPECIALIST CONSUMER MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR

Practical Photography, Bauer Media

  • WRITER OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER MEDIA)

Vicky Spratt, The Debrief, Bauer Media

The full shortlist can be viewed on the PPA website. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony at Grosvenor House on June 27.

I AM… with River Island wins Silver at Branded Film Festival

The branded content series featured on the Box Plus Network was recently commended in the ‘Best Branded Programme’. The cross platform music and fashion spotlight series, featured some of the UK’s hottest music talent including Anne-Marie, Ella Eyre, Mullally, Nina Nesbitt, Tom Grennan and Zak Abel, where they discussed their own unique styles and charted the fashion journey which has shaped them into who they are today.

See a glimpse of the series
See the full list of winners and nominees