The spectacular Scottish magazine industry came together last Thursday to celebrate the very best publications, projects and personal contributions of 2019. It was a joyous, and occasionally raucous event, compered by the inimitable Des Clarke.
Congratulations to everyone that made the shortlists and to the judges, who said the standard of entries this year was exceptionally high.
Columnist of the year: Mandy Rhodes, Holyrood, Holyrood Communcations
Community Magazine of the Year: Dumfries & Galloway Life, Newsquest
Consumer Magazine of the Year: The Big Issue
Cover of the Year: Gold - Connect, Think Silver - Beano, DC Thomson Bronze - Hood, Miller Mitchell Media
Designer of the Year: Ross Lesley-Bayne, The Big Issue
Editor of the Year - Consumer Magazines: Paul McNamee, The Big Issue
Editor of the Year - Specialist Magazines: Mandy Rhodes, Holyrood, Holyrood Communications
Event of the Year: Oor Wullie's BIG Bucket Trail, DC Thomson Media
Launch of the Year: _A Music Journal, GoldFlakePaint _
Media Brand of the Year: Oor Wullie, DC Thomson Media
Member Magazine of the Year: Connect, Think
Special Edition of the Year: The People's Friend Special Collector's Edition, DC Thomson Media
Special Interest Magazine of the Year: The RPS Journal, Think
Specialist Magazine of the Year: The Biologist, Think
Supplement of the Year: The Scotsman Magazine, JPIMedia
Writer of the Year - Consumer Magazines: Laura Brown, _Scottish Heroes; The People's Friend; Domestic Sluttery _
Writer of the Year - Specialist Magazines: Tom Seymour, The RPS Journal, Think
Young Journalist of the Year: Megan Wallace, The Skinny, Radge Media
PPA Scotland Hall of Fame inductee, 2019: Jackie Bird
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