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PPA 30 under 30 Class of 2021 Winners Announced

By Sorcha Mondon

8 Sep 2021

After a rigorous process, going through over 100 entries, our judges have found the next generation of rising stars in our industry.

The winners of the PPA 30 under 30 have been announced! Congratulatory emails were sent out yesterday to alert our winners that it was time to start celebrating.

The PPA 30 under 30 celebrates and promotes the rising stars of across consumer and business media, shining a light on the fantastic work they have been doing over the last 12 months.

The winners will be invited to an exclusive event on October 5 at the Barbican Conservatory giving this top 30 the chance to celebrate their achievement and network with other winners and industry leaders.

PPA CEO Sajeeda Merali commented: “We are so happy to shine a light on the future leaders of our industry across both consumer and business media. Realising success in a transforming industry and during the pandemic is no mean feat and drawing attention to their achievements is something we are proud to do as the PPA. These 30 individuals are innovators in their fields and are certainly names to keep an eye out for. I’m excited to see what the future holds for them.”

The winners are as follows:

Beer, Helena, Editor, Training Matters, Communications International Group

Bhabuta, Esha, Customer Experience Marketing Manager, New Scientist

Cockett, Sophie, Commercial Writer, British Glamour, Condé Nast

Cowling, Alice, Senior Designer (Digital and Motion), Cosmopolitan UK, Hearst UK

Crane, Beth, Head of Content Strategy (Commerce), Immediate Media

Goodwin, Guy, Senior User Interface Designer, Immediate Media

Griffiths, Ali, Social Media Editor, Digital Spy, Hearst UK

Gussin, Emily, Deputy Food Editor, Waitrose Food, John Brown Media

Hall, Sophia, News Associates, Multimedia Journalism NCTJ

Heath, Lucie, Senior Reporter, Inside Housing, Ocean Media

Humphrey, Megan, Editor, Retail Express, Newtrade Media

Johnstone, Anna, Head of Social, HELLO! Magazine, HELLO!

Lake, Krystal, Production Lead, PinkNews, PinkNews

Levesley, David, News and Features Editor, GQ, Condé Nast

Lewis, Kathryn Editor, Food Magazine, Salt Media

Mahase, Elisabeth, Clinical Reporter, The BMJ, BMJ

McGovern, Connor, Commissioning Editor, National Geographic Traveller, APL Media

Mendez, Liberty, Recipe Developer, BBC Good Food, Immediate Media

Montgomery, Joy, Shopping Editor, Who What Wear UK, Clique

O’Malley, Katie, Senior Editor, Elle UK, Hearst UK

Parry, Tom, Deputy News Editor, TTG, TTG Media

Proud, Hannah, Art Director, Imagine, Immediate Media

Proudfoot, Jenny, Features Editor, Marie Claire UK, Future

Raye, Tracey, Health Editor, BBC Good Food, Immediate Media

Raynor, Jack, Key Account Director, Today’s Golfer, Bauer Media

Rose-Mann, Cloe, Senior Multimedia Designer, BBC Good Food & Olive, Immediate Media

Russell, David, Marketing Manager, Mark Allen Group

Sharpe, Chloe, Senior Media Sales Executive, Country Portfolio; Country Walking, Trail and Trail Running, Bauer Media

Simpson, Georganna, Head of Content, Content Labs, Haymarket Media Group

Sneddon, Ciaran Features Editor, The Week Junior Science + Nature, Dennis Publishing

West, Aaron, Senior Researcher and Writer, Which?, Which?


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